Federal Gold Metal Berger in 6mm Creedmoor

ShtrRdy

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Has anyone investigated the recipe for the Federal Gold Metal Berger ammo in 6mm Creedmoor? I guess the main question is what powder is used and how much?

I've measured the overall length at 2.740". This would give about 0.060" jump in my rifle.
 

MarinePMI

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Typical factory ammo is not loaded with "canister" (publicly available) powder. It's usually a blend of several base "industrial" powders to meet the desired pressure and velocity specs.

In fact, early Hornady 6.5CM is the only ammo that was advertised (to my knowledge) as using a canister grade powder. Alas, even that has gone the way of the dodo...
 

redneckbmxer24

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It’s not going to be any powder you can buy. Even if it was why would you use that load instead of tailoring it to your rifle if you’re going through the trouble of loading.

105 Hybrids .020” jump, brass of you choice with Fed 210M or CCI 450/BR4, and H4350 at 40gr working up to 42.5 or so. Usually the sweet spot is 42.0-42.5 as long as the pressure isn’t too high in your rifle.