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- Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:04 pm
- Forum: Supplier News and Discussion
- Topic: New 6.5 Caliber Bullet Dies
- Replies: 1
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Hi Ken, Bob Scott up in Yeppoon Central Qld. Wish I had seen this earlier as we have our 900,1000 and 1100 Championships next weekend up here at Raglan next weekend over 2 days. I personally have been using 6.5 139 and 123 Lapua exclusively myself with what I call reasonable results shooting 3 to 9 ...
Out of my Log book I found the most accurate for the 123 Lap. 6.5X47 to be 37.3 with 2206H. 37.8 with 2208. 37.5 with 2209. 38.1 with RL15. and 39.7 with 2213sc. This was with "Large" Russian primers as I made all my cases out of standard 308 brass shells and a slightly longer neck which g...
Had an interesting one last week. Have been using BR4 small primers for quite some time in Lapua match cases. Had two fail to go bang, so double hit both of them. Large indent in the first one, primer arse about in the second! (Duh! Pulls paper bag over head ) Back home, I pulled the projectile and ...
- Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:21 am
- Forum: Equipment & Technical
- Topic: F-Open Calibre Poll - Short Range
- Replies: 13
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I found the 6.5 Super more versatile over all ranges out to 900m. Lapua 123 grn. out to 600m. and the 139 grn. Lapua out over the longs. Different powders and loads of course.
The best I have used is my own 50/50 mix of Kero and a Marine degreaser. Try whatever you like or prefer first and when you think it is clean, try this with a bronze brush. There is a warning; Does not remove copper and be prepared for 5 or 6 shots to settle the bore back down.