F-Open Calibre Poll - Long Range

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What would you recommend as the best calibre for Queens ranges over 600 yds?

6.5x55AI
9
6%
6.5-284
7
5%
284 Win
57
38%
7 Shehane
9
6%
280AI
13
9%
7 RSAUM
41
27%
7 WSM
2
1%
30-06AI
1
1%
300 RSAUM
1
1%
300 WSM
11
7%
 
Total votes: 151

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BillB
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Re: F-Open Calibre Poll - Long Range

#16 Postby BillB » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:15 am

7x57 improved there are a few starting to turnup we have 3 in our club and they all shoot exceptionally well

kbla
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Re: F-Open Calibre Poll - Long Range

#17 Postby kbla » Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:09 pm

Hello from the states!
For those of you that shoot straight 284 Win, which cases do you use? Do you fireform or hydroform or just use the available brass?

AlanF
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Re: F-Open Calibre Poll - Long Range

#18 Postby AlanF » Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:11 pm

kbla wrote:Hello from the states!
For those of you that shoot straight 284 Win, which cases do you use? Do you fireform or hydroform or just use the available brass?

Welcome kbla,

Most here would use Lapua 6.5-284 brass necked up to 7mm with a mandrel - no need for forming.


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