6.5 wsm top powder with 140

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by jwing, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. jwing

    jwing Well-Known Member

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    what is the top power in the 6.5 wsm with 140 bullets.

    was told imr 7828?

    some help please?
     
  2. beretzs

    beretzs Well-Known Member

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    I don't have the WSM, but my good buddy has had excellent luck with Magpro in his rifle using 130gr Scirocco's. He is deep into the 3300 range in a 26" barrel. Very awesome accuracy. I am shooting the 264WM and using Retumbo with 140gr AB's. I am getting mid 3100's without issues. That 6.5WSM is an awesome cartridge. Wanted to build one when I found a decent deal on my 264. Scotty