what is 6.5-284 lapau

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by bugle-em, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. bugle-em

    bugle-em Member

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    found a used gun rem 721 action labled 6.6 - 284 lapau?
     
  2. EddieHarren

    EddieHarren Well-Known Member

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    I believe that it would be a 6.5x284 Lapua. 284 Win. case necked down to 264. Lapua sort of standardized this cartridge when they introduced brass for it. It was formerly a wildcat.