Shoot 6.5x55 from a 6.5 creedmoor rifle...

FEENIX

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Generally thread drift doesn't bother me much. In this case it's such a simple question, and getting lost in the bushes of what can be interchanged is unnecessary in my opinion.

I would think this would be one case where we could come together with an emphatic NO DON'T DO IT.
It does not get any simpler than that.
 

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Mike you do know that the 22 mag is .224 and the lr is is .221. So realy you should not shoot 22 mag ammo in a 22 lr barrel. Maybe becacause the are lead or plated lead bullets it doesn't matter I'm not sure.
What did I say. Most 22 rifle rim fire are set up for 22 Short, Longs, and Long Rifles. Nothing on 22 Mag's other than it takes a special chamber to allow for the length of the case. Which I have a 22 mag (Rim Fire) in Ruger and it for 22 mag only.
 

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Would there be any issue shooting 6.5x55 ammo though a 6.5 creedmoor rifle?
Yes, but the bolt wouldn't close even if you used a bfh. My self I'd rather have the. 6.5X55 in a modern
Would there be any issue shooting 6.5x55 ammo though a 6.5 creedmoor rifle?
Yes there would be but you couldn't close the bolt even if you used a BFH. My self I'd rather have the 6.5X55 in a Mauser 98, loaded too modern pressure. What's a creedmoor? Oh that's right modern version a cartridge that's been around over a 100 yrs.
 

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I like the 6.5 x 55 back when I was 14yr old. I ended up with on a few years back. It's Mauser 96 action so you can load it up and that's fine with me. I was really impressed with the long bullet.
 

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When I was 14 yrs old I killed my first 11pt buck with a 95 mauser same as a 96 mauser but a carbine 16 in barrel 6.5-55 . I was using Norma 139 gr bullets factory loaded . The date was
 

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When I was 14 yrs old I killed my first 11pt buck with a 95 mauser same as a 96 mauser but a carbine 16 in barrel 6.5-55 . I was using Norma 139 gr bullets factory loaded . The date was Nov 22 ND 1963 same day Pres Kennedy was assanated with a 6.5 carcano here's another example where these 2 cartridges are not inter changeable I sure am glad the 6.5 cal is after all those yrs has finally gotten due credit
 

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This thread has drifted a bit. The best thing the new member did was ask the question. My daddy told me the only dumb question is one you don’t ask.
 

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I have that problem all the time......getting 6.5-284,sweede and Grendel cases mixed up in the wrong gun🙄 Had a guy a while back ask me what else he could shoot in his 6.5 creed? I thought his was jokeing but he was serious!
And they wonder why creed owners get a bad rap, the round is what it is but the owners are very questionable sometimes🤔
 
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