6.5/300 Weatherby

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Dallas Hardaway, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. Dallas Hardaway

    Dallas Hardaway Well-Known Member

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    well after about 700 rounds my 6.5/300 throat is wore .400 from where it started out new! Guess its time for a new barrel. Anyone else shoot this round?
     
  2. Rich Coyle

    Rich Coyle Well-Known Member

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    If you change it to anyone wanting to shoot this round then I would chime in.
     
  3. Wolf76

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    Just buy a 257 weatherby. Still overbored, but should get you 1200 shots.
     
  4. Rum Man

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    I could sure help someone shoot this round ! I have a brand new one in the bag/box unfired . Weatherby mk v 6.5 x 300 ultra light with brake !
    I picked it up on a impulse buy and just put it away . I use the Rum family for my hunting / shooting .
     
  5. Dallas Hardaway

    Dallas Hardaway Well-Known Member

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    I got one of them to
     
  6. Rum Man

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    What round or load / bullet combo were you using Dallas ?
    Thank you
     
  7. Dallas Hardaway

    Dallas Hardaway Well-Known Member

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    130 ab 93gr H869
     
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  8. Dallas Hardaway

    Dallas Hardaway Well-Known Member

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    As of now it’s shooting good with retumbo and the 124 hammer bullet! But jump is alot!
     
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  9. Rum Man

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    That 124 would be amazing on Pronghorn! We just found out we drew tags yesterday ! I'm un decided on what to use .
     
  10. Canhunter35

    Canhunter35 Well-Known Member

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    I’m impressed that you’ve gotten 700 rounds out of it. Makes me want one now lol
     
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  11. Dallas Hardaway

    Dallas Hardaway Well-Known Member

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    Ha ha. 600-700 not sure exactly
     
  12. Rum Man

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    Even at 600 rounds that's more Antelope than I could ever eat !
    I guess I should get it out of the box and put a scope on it !
     
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  13. yobuck

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    Realize that this was a very popular wildcat in the 60s. Most of the guys that had them, have been gone for awhile.
    Most rebarreled in 7mm using the same case when the Hornady 162 gr showed up, and didn't lose any velocity.
     
  14. Dallas Hardaway

    Dallas Hardaway Well-Known Member

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    Im gona make it a 6.5 Dakota. My buddy built one. Runs 140 ab at over 3400 fps with less powder!
     
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