longer range 6mm bullet?

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by bullfrog, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. bullfrog

    bullfrog Well-Known Member

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    I have a 6mm/284 with a 1 in 10 twist and currently shoot 87 v-max bullets 3470fps. This combo works very well out to 600 yards but starts getting inconsistent past this. Anyone have a recommendation on a bullet better suited to the longer ranges that will still stabilize in my slow twist?
     
  2. sniperjwt

    sniperjwt Well-Known Member

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    the 90g Berger boat tail would be the only one i would think would work in the 1-10 twist. With pushing them fast you might get the 95g VLDs from berger to work. The reccomend a 1-9 but with the extra volcity you get they might work. If you try the 95s dont try to group at 100yards. They will not stabelize in that short of distance.
     

  3. BountyHunter

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    Depends on the throat, but Randy Robinette sells some super FB bullets that are top notch accuracy wise.

    He has a 95 that will run in a 10 twist, but you have to have a long throat. The pressure ring must be set in the neck of the case.

    google him or go to BR central and PM him.

    BH
     
  4. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    My 6mm/284 with a 10 twist Shaw didn't like bullets larger that the 85 gr Sierra Game King. That was my antelope bullet for this rifle and it was a good round. If for some reason your rifle would let you, the 107 SMK is a great bullet and I have taken it to 1000 yards. Expansion on game to 700 is awesome from my 8 twist 6mmBR. But I doubt the 10 twist will stablize it.

    Jeff
     
  5. Buffalobob

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    Some people have had success with the 105 Amax in slow twist barrels.
     
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    liltank Well-Known Member

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    The Nosler 95grn. ballistic tip should do the trick also.

    Tank
     
  7. JUDD

    JUDD Well-Known Member

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    I agree with this....and this bullet can be pushed hard
     
  8. bullfrog

    bullfrog Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone shot the 105 A-max or the 95 berger vld in a 1 in 10 twist with good results?