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Welcome to this community for the Creedmoor metallic cartridges enthusiasts. We have been sharing information here since February 2010 and have grown quite a bit since. Please join us and share your experiences with the Creedmoor cartridges, and also please spread the word about the forum. As we continue growing, the forum will become an even greater resource for all of us.


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Forum Blog / Re: How can I make a donation to help the forum?
Last post by txcas -
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Bolt Action Rifles / Re: 6 mm dasher
Last post by HufD63 -
From 2650 to 2800 is 1 - 1.5 grains without accounting for any spots where it stalls out in velocity. To get to 2880 might take 2 more grains.

So for reasons not pertaining really to this thread how does everyone evaluate case capacity percentage?
The Berger manual lists it for the powders it lists in the range it lists.

Take the 6.5x47L for instance, it lists h4350 at 40.5 ish at over 100% 105 I think. So if I fill a case with h4350 and divide the load by the capacity I'm getting more like 85% I don't have the exact numbers with me but these are very close.
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Bolt Action Rifles / Re: 6 mm dasher
Last post by HufD63 -
2880 - 2890 is a pretty good slow 6mm load.

People will argue but in a 6 BR it's getting close to the top end. In a BRA it's a low node and in a Dasher should be very mild.

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Bolt Action Rifles / Re: 6 mm dasher
Last post by HufD63 -
Dave im not going to step on it too hard this first firing.. but i do want it in the 2800's to fire form.. if this powder wont get me there i might as well move on.. however i still have case capacity left.. so im gonna give it a bump up.. i get done you may not be grinning... lol

I agree it's not going to hurt to step up but if that powder is going to run slow be careful not to step up enough to damage the brass.
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Bolt Action Rifles / Re: 6 mm dasher
Last post by HufD63 -
Those are the common sizes but there are .271, .269 and they go even smaller on your bottom end.

I'd turn .001 off them
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Bolt Action Rifles / Re: 6 mm dasher
Last post by gman47564 -
Dave im not going to step on it too hard this first firing.. but i do want it in the 2800's to fire form.. if this powder wont get me there i might as well move on.. however i still have case capacity left.. so im gonna give it a bump up.. i get done you may not be grinning... lol
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Bolt Action Rifles / Re: 6 mm dasher
Last post by gman47564 -
Bob with some guidance from jerry what your saying is spot on.. i understand that their is 3 different neck sizes in reamers.. .268, .270 and .272.  The reamer used in my barrel has a .270 neck.. a fired case in mine without turning is .269 a loaded case before measures .268.. thats pretty tight in there..
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General Discussion / Re: Hornady 6.5 147gr using Alliant 19
Last post by Rayatphonix -
I’ve tried RL 19 several times with 140 grain bullets.  For whatever reason I can’t seem to come up with a load that shoots consistently.  Perhaps you’ll do better with a heavier bullet. Let us know how it works out.
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Hunting / Re: My Only Creedmoor Hunt.
Last post by sportacus -
Biggest misconception is when I hear, "what did it score?" Hunting is not a competition. Scores Are used to determine outcomes of competitions. I've saw the obsession of deer hunting scores ruin great friendships. Surely I like to shoot big deer but dont set my heart on getting the biggest.

Amen.  Will admit I find a small amount of pleasure when a quality buck I have committed a lot of time chasing, "whoops my a**."  Gives me inspiration and motivation for the next season.

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