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Old 09-20-2006, 04:57 AM
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I have a 6.5 X284 built on a howa action. It will way out shoot me. I am getting better with it I am out to 600 yards and climbing .I hope I dont shoot the barrel out before I get good with it.
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Old 09-20-2006, 08:30 AM
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I know you can buy brass head stamp as 6.5-284 from Lapua, Norma, and Hornady. If Hornady is loading ammunittion it is news to me.


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Old 09-20-2006, 08:22 PM
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6.5-284 WILL be my next rifle caliber. I love the 6.5mm round.
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Old 09-21-2006, 03:02 PM
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Shato, Not knocking your groups, because 1/2-inch groups are good groups.
I just think you need to spend more "load development time" after season, before you call it good enough on that load. This is after all a custom rifle with a match grade barrel. You might just cut your group size in half?
I would try other 140-grain bullets, play with the seating depth, tryother primers, try a few more powders.
Heck if you listen to me, you will have the barrel shot out before you settle on that perfect load.

Have fun with it,

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Old 09-26-2006, 10:37 PM
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Mine likes H4831SC and the 140 amax in Lapua brass with Fed210M primer. It will shoot 3/4"-1" at 400yds. I have not tried it past 400 yet.
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