6.5 CM In A Pistol


Well-Known Member
Aug 21, 2011
Lynchburg, TN
I just bought a Remington 700 CP (chassis pistol) in 6.5 CM. The pistol has a 12.5" barrel. The version I bought has the arm support stock attached. The reason I bought it was because I wanted a short barreled gun for the truck that I could use with a 9" Gemtech Dagger suppressor that would be short enough to maneuver in close quarters.

Here's my question. I own three long CM rifles that I reload for that have 24"-26" barrels. I use the Hornady 140 gr. ELD-M bullet and H4350 powder, as I'm sure a lot of you do too. But with a 12.5" barrel, I'm thinking I need a faster burning powder. Just off the top of my head, I'm thinking maybe Varget or Reloder 15. If any of you are loading a pistol length 6.5 Creedmoor, I'd appreciate your input.

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