Help on 6mm International

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  1. bowhunthard

    bowhunthard Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have any information on reloading the 6mm International? What cartridge do you use as a starting point for reloading information? What brass do you prefer to start from (it looks like there's a lot of different brass you can start from and either neck up or down).

    Also any powder recommendations, bullets?

    Thanks.
     
  2. MSU Marksman

    MSU Marksman Well-Known Member

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    I always thought the 6mm International was the same as the 6mm-250? Or at least very close. You might want to look in that direction as well.
     

  3. wc872

    wc872 Well-Known Member

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    Two or three editions ago Sierra's reloading manual had data on the 6mm International. I will dig it up and get the info to you if you wish.
    Semper Fi
     
  4. bowhunthard

    bowhunthard Well-Known Member

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    That would be great! Thanks.



    On a side note, the 6mm International is pretty much the same as the 6mm-250.

    Thanks again.
     
  5. MSU Marksman

    MSU Marksman Well-Known Member

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    The 6mm-250 is listed on the hodgdon online reloading data base.
     
  6. bowhunthard

    bowhunthard Well-Known Member

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    Sweet! Thanks. Am buying a "new" old rifle, will post pics asap.
     
  7. bowhunthard

    bowhunthard Well-Known Member

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    Here's the pics. It's a 6mm International, on a Shilen action, with a 27" SS barrel (1:13" twist). The barrel is in like new condition, internally. Sorry the pics aren't the greatest...

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  8. wc872

    wc872 Well-Known Member

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    I have located the Sierra reloading manual page with the 6mm International information. I have a slight problem though. We just got a new printer/scanner/everything else. We are not seeing eye to eye. I'll work on it later tonight.
    Semper Fi