Need Help throwing around some Ideas!!

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Chaser, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. Chaser

    Chaser Member

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    Ok guys, Here is the deal. I have a shot out 223 Imp. I loved the gun and the round. but as with everyone I want to try something new. What I was thinking was a 6MM BR IMP shooting the 105-115gr bullets I know that I will have to open the bolt face which is not a problem. I will install a sako extractor when I do it. Now the Question is what would you guys do. I will be using a Douglas barrel, I know the guys who work there and I think that their products are very under rated. Also if I change the bolt I will have 550-600 pieces of 223IMP brass in load boxes most are loaded. I am just looking for the other options that I have not thougth of or heard of. Also what length and twist should I go with? Thanks
     
  2. James Jones

    James Jones Well-Known Member

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    I have a 6mm-223 Imp on an AR platform and I love it , the 55gr Balistic tips for the 6mm have a higher BC than the ones for the 223 and this case will run them out a bit faster , the barrel life is greatly increased as is the effeciency of the round so you don't need as long of a barrel to get higher speeds.

    BUT , you will be just about on the limit for the powder to bulklet weight curve with the 80-90gr pills but the 90gr VLD's launched at 2700 fps is pretty impressive ballisticly.

    But the 6mmBR is a great round , I personaly would want a little bit bigger case for the 100+gr bullets like the 6.5x47 or 243 but the 6mmBR has proven itself at past 1000yds with the heavy bullets so that just my oppinion
     

  3. Chaser

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    Come on guys is this all that I am going to get. I know you guys have some more thougths than this. Throw them out I want to know what every one would do in this situation!!:confused::confused: