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MAGA4LIFE

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Whats the Best powder /Bullet load for the 6.5 CM? for LOOONG range?
 

dntworry

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How far is Looong range exactly? But the short answer is there is no magic combination and it all comes down to building a consistent load with low SD/ES.
 
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Jake the dog

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Look in the Reloading Depot forum, many good combinations there. You might start with H4350 and any good 140 gr bullet. That's a pretty common recipe. I had better luck with 142 gr Sierra Match Kings than anything else I've tried. But that's just in my gun, your's might be different. As always, start low and work up.
 
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clcustom1911

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Whats the Best powder /Bullet load for the 6.5 CM? for LOOONG range?
Reloder 26 and a 140+ projectile. 142 SMK, 147 ELDm, Berger 156 EOL is the newest one of the heavies I believe. You'll need a barrel with a 1:7.5 or faster to properly stabilize the 147 and heavier to take best advantage of the BC.
 

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LOOONG range? Or LOOOONG range? Or just LOONG range. There is a difference you know.
But, you will need a Quigley Ford scope to take advantage of LOOOONG range.

How about your definition of "LOOONG range"?

Do you work concrete per chance? And bench 275?
 
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Farmerdanss

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Oh and @Skookum can provide you with custom MPH wind and dope charts for your looong range 6.5 AR10.
@Bender can help you with advice on.....well im not sure what the hell he's good at. I think he's just a troll.
 

dntworry

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You both are high... Dillon or GTFO... Dillon for when your finally done dickin around
the Dillon progressives seem really spendy for someone who only loads precision rifle ammo, what am I missing ?
 

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the Dillon progressives seem really spendy for someone who only loads precision rifle ammo, what am I missing ?
I load all my precision rifle ammo on a Dillon...alot of us do 😁....also what the media would classify as an arsenals worth or 223,45acp,9mm to boot lol
 

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I want to know if the 6.5CM is best LOONG Range round I am hearing good things, any one else??? I will have scope and load questions later on, all of which I have opinions on and will be glad to tell you AH how you are wrong. By the way I am new here.
 

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I want to know if the 6.5CM is best LOONG Range round I am hearing good things, any one else??? I will have scope and load questions later on, all of which I have opinions on and will be glad to tell you AH how you are wrong. By the way I am new here.
loong being defined as?
It does fit AR10 mags better than 260.
For 100 to 1400 yards it is pretty good but doesn’t do anything the 6.5x47, 6.5x55 and 260 can’t also do.

it’s no miracle cartridge, just another mid sized 6.5 cartridge with a lot of hype.
 

Skookum

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I did as well. If only I had known now what I knew then.
I actually managed to load some good ammo with that thing. I still keep it for nostalgia. I occasionally load a few rounds with it (308win) just to remind myself that it doesn't always have to be complicated.
 
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Your saying you haven’t always been Professor Spife?????
There is pre snipershide spife and then there is Professor Spife :ROFLMAO:

I actually managed to load some good ammo with that thing. I still keep it for nostalgia. I occasionally load a few rounds with it (308win) just to remind myself that it doesn't always have to be complicated.
I kept it too, not worth selling when it was only 30 bucks to start with.
 
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