6.5mm bullet diameter?

snojnke

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why do 6.5 mm bullets which are supposed to be 0.264 in in diameter actually measure 0.244 inches in diameter?
 

snojnke

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The box if accubond long range. Ironically I have a box of loaded Hornady 6.5 Prc eldx that I knocked a bullet out of and it measures .244 as well.
 

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The box if accubond long range. Ironically I have a box of loaded Hornady 6.5 Prc eldx that I knocked a bullet out of and it measures .244 as well.

Did you zero the caliper? Show us how you are measuring it, with the caliper set at zero and then with the "actual" 6.5/.264" bullet diameter reading.


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