450' feet faster? Is this a misprint.........Rich
Its not a misprint...its an outright "prevarication" plain and simple.
It's a no contest for me the 6.5-06 Kills the 260 rem in all my experiences. I own 26" barrel guns in both, and my 6.5-06 is 450fps faster with a 140 berger VLD. the 260 is great and fine for under 4-500 yard shots as it is so easy and nice to shoot, but if you don't wanna be limited with the yardage go with the 6.5-06, 6.5-06AI or the 264WM properly loaded I would be fine to shoot deer out to the 800+ yard range and G. hogs well over 1000.
With the exception of a single walking varminter in 22-250 caliber ( 24") all of my rifles have 26" heavy barrels...and I'll tell ya straight out..AINT NO WAY! period.
A person is limited in distance by their ability to shoot....and not so much by the caliber.