Velocity wise, they are right on the heels of the 6XC. … Accuracy is about the same, assuming the wind is calm or you are perfect at reading wind flags. 6mm Creedmoor vs 243. There are a ton of chambering choices and they could each have their own paragraph or more. We have the Brass in stock along with Dies. However, when you look closely at the ballistics data, it is another story. Cal is a life-long learner, and loves to help others get into this sport he's so passionate about. Both use the same 6mm/.243” diameter bullets, but the 6mm Creedmoor was specifically designed to use longer, heavier, and more aerodynamic projectiles. bikemutt, Dec 7, 2016 #1. Some of the greats are (from left) 6mm BR Norma, 24 Nosler, .243 Winchester, 6mm Remington, and .240 Weatherby Magnum. The old 243 Winchester can beat that by about 300 fps. I have ten minutes to shoot my group in BR but usually two or less to shoot ten rounds in PRS. For hunting most non-thick skinned game in North America, the 6.5 creedmoor is more than adequate at reasonable distances. My repeater 6 Creedmoor can also hold its own against the Dashers. Right now the 6mm Dasher, 6x47 L, 6mm Creedmoor, 6.5mm Creedmoor and 6.5x47 L are the most popular on the range. August 20, 2020 By Steve Gash Only a few metric calibers have been really popular in the United States—6.5mm and 7mm—so the … A 5 to 8 gr less powder per cartridge and a bit less recoil is a worthwhile advantage. That brings us to the Tubb 6XC, 6mm Creedmoor, Whitley 6mm SLR (a reformed 243 Win), 243 Win, and 6mm Rem in ascending size order with around 50gn water capacity up to 54gn. 6mm BR 6mm BR Norma 6mm PPC 6mm Creedmoor Actually, I've never met the Creedmoor variant in person, just heard of it. For the sake of keeping this short and to the point, let’s look at the most popular 6mm and 6.5mm cartridges in competition. On the surface, the Hornady 6.5mm Creedmoor rounds appear competitive to the 6.5mm-284 Norma, which is the preferred caliber in F-Class Open competitions (no offense to those of you who use the 7mm or 300 WSM). Hornady 6mm ARC Losing Ground. Tags 22 BR 6.5 Creedmoor 6.5x47 Lapua 6mm BRA 6mm BRX 6mm Comet 6mm Creedmoor 6mm Dasher 6x47 Lapua 6XC MagnetoSpeed Target Hit Indicator What The Pros Use About Cal Cal Zant is the shooter/author behind PrecisionRifleBlog.com. Hornady is claiming its 6mm ARC will yield 2,750 fps with a 108-grain ELD-M bullet from a 24-inch barrel. I would give the accuracy advantage to the 6BR, they just shoot small groups. 120 grain 6.5mm Creedmoor The 6mm Creed is anout .030 longer than the 6XC. My 6 Dasher repeater on a Curtis Vector will stay right there with my 6 Dasher barrels screwed on the BAT. … Thoughts of these different cartridges? Match event calendar and rifle competition accuracy training tips. Out to 600 yds, 6mm BR hands down. The recoil is going to be a little more then a 6mm caliber, but the splash is more at distance too. I really don't have anywhere to shoot past 300 yards. Re: 6XC vs. 6mm Creedmoor Both Copper Creek and McCort amunition have several loadings for the 6mm Creedmoor on properly headstamped brass. The Hornady 6mm ARC takes the 24-caliber into record territory — the slowest muzzle velocity of any commercial cartridge propelling .243” bullets. 6mmBR.com is the best guide for 6mm BR Benchrest precision shooting, complete with 6BR FAQ, Reloading Data, Shooter Message Boards, Reader Polls, and Photo Gallery. The BR guns don't have to cycle rounds from a magazine but a PRS rifle does. When comparing the 6mm Norma BR to a 308 Winchester loaded with a 168 grain bullet, the 6mm BR has much less recoil and wind drift is improved by at least twenty percent.
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