6.5 Creedmoor & 123gr.Sierra hpbt

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Waynard, May 1, 2015.

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  1. Waynard

    Waynard Well-Known Member

    Mar 21, 2014
    Anybody try the 123 gr.Sierra HPBT bullets in the 6.5 CM for deer hunting. I'm shooting them out of a Savage with a 22 inch barrel, muzzel vel. about 2800 fps.
  2. predator 22

    predator 22 Well-Known Member

    Apr 2, 2014
    I have personally never shot smk's at anything but prairie dogs but this question has been asked before and most experience the bullet just penciling through without expanding. I would suggest a expanding bullet for shooting at game, save the match bullets for paper.