As a point of clarification for your readers, the 6 Creedmoor is only available in the AR-10 platform, not the AR-15. Nov 16, 2019 #1 Toddxusmc Active Member . On the other hand, 6mm Creedmoor rifles usually have a faster rifling twist (1:7.7″ in the case of the Ruger Precision Rifle), so the cartridge is commonly available with 103 grain, 105 grain, 107 grain, 108 grain, and 112 grain bullets. I went to my database of guns and ammo I have tested and calculated an average of 19 strings using several varieties of 6.5 Creedmoor 140-grain factory ammo. Ballistics are very similar for the 6mm Creedmoor and .243 Winchester inside 500 yards, but the 6mm Creedmoor is much better suited for longer range shots since it can use those more aerodynamic bullets. The 6.5 Creedmoor is built for long-range shooting and is compatible with short-action firearms. While it isn’t standardized by SAAMI as of this writing (January 2017), my understanding is it will be soon. The 6mm Creedmoor actually began gaining popularity not in the precision rifle match world, where it is probably best appreciated now, but in hunting done in fields and woods. The 6mm Creedmoor is a great fit for those looking for an AR platform friendly cartridge. This particular .243 Winchester load drops below the speed of sound around 1,150 yards, but the 6mm Creedmoor stays supersonic out until around 1,375 yards and the 6.5 Creedmoor doesn’t cross the sound barrier until around 1,450 yards. That’s a difference of 215 fps, at 1,000 yards this means around 50-inches less drop and push the mark at which the bullet goes sub-sonic by another 250 or so yards. The high ballistic coefficient on this ammo is one of the things that make Hornady the best on the market. While competition shooters were quick to adopt the new cartridge, the small benefits it offers over more established calibers like the .243 Winchester probably aren’t significant enough to justify making the switch for most hunters. The difference between the .243 Winchester and the 6mm Creedmoor can indeed make the difference in a tightly contested shooting match, but the gap between them is small enough that very few hunters will notice afield. 1.1. Both loads recoil a whole lot less than a 143gr Hornady ELD-X from a 6.5 Creedmoor. What makes the Creedmoor so ballistically talented: Designed with long-range match shooting in mind, 6.5 Creedmoor ballistics are among the best in caliber. On the Hornady website, the 108-grain 6mm Creedmoor is 250 fps faster than its 140-grain 6.5 Creedmoor load. Of the three cartridges though, the .243 Winchester is still by far the most popular with hunters. Velocity varies from rifle to rifle and in the real world is often different. Notify Me. He eventually decided to use a 6.5 Creedmoor case necked down to shoot 6mm bullets in an attempt to build a new cartridge with even less recoil than the parent cartridge, but still capable of outstanding accuracy at 1,000 yards. Sub 10 FPS Standard Deviation for velocity; Ability to load on progressive press; The factory ammunition shoots great groups, but the SD was high (20+ FPS, not tuned for my rifle). If you’d like to learn more about how the 6.5 Creedmoor stacks up to a few other popular hunting cartridges, read the articles below. The Match Ammo 6.5mm Creedmoor 140gr is a great cartridge that will give you perfect groups with every shot and great velocity regardless of the wind condition. If you’d like a more detailed rundown of the strengths and weaknesses of the .243 Win, read this article: 243 vs 308 Win vs 7mm-08: Which Is Right For You? The 6mm Creedmoor also has about 7% more energy at the muzzle and about 27% more energy remaining at 500 yards than the .243 Winchester. bullets have more frontal surface area, more resistance to wind drift, and carry more energy down range. 994-32. I've run a few 6 creedmoor barrels at 24" and can achieve 3150fps easily without pressure signs or compressed loads using H4350 and Berger hybrids/Amax/SMKs. Performs well in harsh weather conditions 3. Because of shoulder issues I am having one built for deer hunting this next fall and I am really excited about the cartridge. The 6mm Creedmoor is just one of several new cartridges developed to try to improve on the older 6mm rounds and cater to a rapidly growing field of marksmen. Both velocity ratings are from a 24-inch pressure barrel. So it was time for some load development! In developing its 6mm Creedmoor load data, Sierra tested a very wide selection of propellants, two dozen overall.For the smaller bullets, fast-burning powders such as Benchmark, H4895, and CFE223 were tested. Not long after it hit shelves, Todd Seyfert, at Magnum Research, shipped me a rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor on a long 700 action. A big fan of long-range shooting, Snow was particularly intrigued by the brand new 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridge that had just been released that year. 243 vs 308 vs 7mm-08: Which Is Right For You? I’ll also provide some information on how it stacks up next to the .243 Winchester and 6.5 Creedmoor cartridges so you can decide if it fits your needs as a hunter. For example, when fired from a Ruger American Predator rifle, a .243 Winchester load firing an 90gr Nosler partition has slightly less recoil than a 103gr Hornady ELD-X from a 6mm Creedmoor. The 6.5mm Creedmoor isn’t a heavy recoiling magnum by any stretch of the imagination, but the .243 Winchester and 6mm Creedmoor have the edge in this respect. For that reason, Hornady offers the 6mm Creedmoor as part of their Varmint Express line of ammo. I'm running somewhere around 2,925 fps at the upper end of the nodes for Re-16. It delivers velocities very similar to the.243 Win and yet fits the AR10 magazine length requirement, while allowing long range bullets to be seated for maximize case capacity. Loaded with a high BC 103 grain ELD-X bullet, 6mm Creedmoor Precision Hunter ammunition has a flatter trajectory and carries more energy down range than any other factory loads for 6mm Creedmoor hunting ammo currently available. 6mm Creedmoor 108 gr ELD® Match Item #81391 | 20/Box . Take that for what you will, but no animal will be able to tell the difference between an additional 100-200 ft-lbs of energy with a well placed bullet though. The 6mm Creedmoor was also intended for use from the start in semi-automatic rifles like the AR-10 as well as bolt action rifles. Stringent quality control ensures proper bullet seating, consistent charges and pressures, optimal velocity, consistent overall length and repeatable accuracy. The rifle and cartridge performed beautifully and Snow’s column about the whole project appeared in the August 2010 issue of Outdoor Life. 2209-1.5. Not 24″ or even 23″ … 22.0″. 2853. The 6.5 Creedmoor is slightly larger and more powerful than the other two cartridges. Barnes VOR TX ammo is also an ideal choice if you’re hunting in states like California that mandate lead free 6mm Creedmoor ammo for hunting. At the same time, while the .270 Winchester has more velocity and kinetic energy than the .6.5 Creedmoor out past 500 yards, the advantage possessed by the .270 narrows from 515 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle to just 189 foot pounds of energy at 500 yards. Bill concludes: “An average drop of 37.9 ft/sec/inch of barrel is fairly significant and is what would be expected with a fast moving 6mm cartridge like the 6mm Creedmoor. John. The other big difference between these cartridges is that the 6mm and 6.5mm Creedmoor were both purpose built as competition shooting cartridges and were designed to use the longest and heaviest bullets available for their caliber without intruding into the powder column. 6.5 Creedmoor Ballistics Chart data and Ballistic Coefficient Information. Fortunately, there are also plenty of other good 6mm hunting bullets that will work very well in the 6mm Creedmoor. The .243 Winchester only has a maximum SAAMI pressure of 60,000. 2635. Back in 2009 John asked the engineers at Hornady if they’d neck their 6.5 Creedmoor down to make his 6mm … The competition is timed, so first round hits are ideal, but there’s more to these competitions than small shot groups. 6.5 Creedmoor 143 gr ELD-X® Precision Hunter® Item #81499 | 20/Box . As the popularity of the 6.5 Creedmoor has increased, so has the number of wildcat cartridges based off of it. All of these cartridges have a very mild recoil that most shooters and hunters should be able to handle. Im finding data with the standard powders … 2.790” Powderi / Velocity g 2700 2800 2900 3000 3100 3200 IMR 8208 XBR 34.7 36.1 37.5 38.9 40.3 H4895 34.6 36.1 37.5 39.0 40.4 IMR 4895 35.9 37.2 38.5 39.7 Varget 35.8 37.3 38.7 40.2 41.7 IMR 4064 35.9 37.2 38.5 39.8 RE 15 36.5 37.8 39.1 40.3 41.6 Win 760 41.4 42.7 44.0 45.2 46.5 RE 17 40.1 41.3 42.4 43.6 … The test included four bullet types from 95 grains to 110 grains. Even so, the selection of rifles and ammunition for the cartridge will likely improve in the future if the cartridge continues to grow in popularity. 0. Unlike its bigger brother the 6.5 Creedmoor, there aren’t many options for factory 6mm Creedmoor hunting ammo right now. Trajectory for Custom .243 100 TGK #4110 AMMO at 3135 Feet per Second. 6.5 Creedmoor - Sellier & Bellot 140 Grain FMJ 500 rds. 2428. Spire Point Self Defense. The Rem has a slightly higher velocity typically. It doesn’t take a Camp Perry shooter to realize this is a boon to precision shooters. CLICK HERE for 31″ to 17″ 6mm Creedmoor Barrel Test Report », Share the post "6mm Creedmoor — How Many FPS Will a Shorter Barrel Cost You? Although if the price isn’t too much of a problem with you, the 6.5×47 LAPUA can also be a good choice. Facebook; Twitter; Pinterest; Related Articles. Muzzle Velocity Stats – Statistics for Shooters Part 2. Top velocity 6.5 Creedmoor 123gr? My friend now has a few 6.5 Creedmoor … Cal November 24, 2018 Leave a comment. 6.5 Creedmoor ballistics are a thing of beauty and make the cartridge more than simply a long-range flyer. It’s a fantastic little cartridge and I’m sure it will serve you well afield. If that sounds like you, then strongly consider using this ammunition for deer, feral hog, and pronghorn hunting. At an Elevation Angle of: 0 degrees. In this article, I’m going to discuss the pros and cons of the 6mm Creedmoor cartridge in detail. 6.5 Creedmoor - Sellier & Bellot 140 Grain SP 500 Rd Case. 6.5 Creedmoor - Hornady Match 147 Grain ELD 200 Round Case. Since the two cartridges are virtual ballistic twins, they’re both suitable for hunting the same sort of game under the same conditions. Top velocity 6.5 Creedmoor 123gr? I ran the .308 brass through a 7mm-08 die, then a 6.5 creedmoor body die, then a 6.5 creedmoor fl sizing die then a 6mm creedmoor die then i expanded the necks with a K&M Neck Expanding mandrel turned the necks and then fire formed. If you’re curious about 6mm Creedmoor velocities at longer barrel lengths, back in 2017 Rifleshooter completed a 6mm Creedmoor barrel cut-down test from 31 inches all the way down to 17 inches. Barnes currently offers their VOR-TX LR line of ammunition in 6mm Creedmoor and it’s another great choice for big game hunters who want the best possible performance at extended range for hunting. Basically, hunters can take any game with the 6mm Creedmoor that they could with the .243 Winchester like deer, pronghorn, and even elk in some cases. Peterson Cartrid… Since velocity is squared, increased speed can often lead to substantial gains in kinetic energy. A muzzle velocity (MV) of 2960 fps with a 108 grain ELD match bullet puts the new 6mm Creedmoor well ahead of all the small 6mm match cartridges (6mm BR Rem., 6mm PPC, 6x47mm, etc.) This allowed the chrono to be adjusted inwards as the barrel was cut shorter, inch by inch. 3250 using the Berger VLD Hunter is not "Probably not enough there to be of much interest to me." This data sheet will cover the .22 Creedmoor. Due to the fact that it uses the 6.5 Creedmoor as a parent case and performs similarly to the .243 Winchester, the 6mm Creedmoor is most often compared to those two cartridges. Nosler provided the data used to compare the recoil of the .243 Winchester (here). The creedmoor shoots light out with varmint bullets so far which was its intended use. While lots of hunters have readily adopted the 6.5 Creedmoor for hunting a wide variety of game, many other hunters remain skeptical of the suitability of the new cartridge for big game animals, particularly when its compared to the time tested .25-06 Remington and .270 Winchester cartridges. Thank you for your service! For instance, most .243 Winchester loads top out at 100 grains and few .243 rifles have a twist rate (1:9″ and 1:10″ are very common) to stabilize bullets heavier than that. Since it’s still a relatively new cartridge, most hunters probably don’t know very much at all about the 6mm Creedmoor. This helps support the blog and allows me to continue to create free content that’s useful to hunters like yourself. The 6.5 Creedmoor has become one of the most popular center-fire cartridges in the precision rifle world. All in all, this is outstanding 6mm Creedmoor ammo for hunting medium game like deer and pronghorn. Related By: Cartridge; Bullet; Product Line; Application; Previous. However, the SAAMI maximum average pressure for the 6mm is 62,000 psi and 60,000 psi for the.243, the reason 6mm Creedmoor data … can. The story of the 6mm Creedmoor began in 2007 when Outdoor Life columnist John Snow decided to write an article about how to develop a wildcat cartridge. While the 6mm Creedmoor was very popular among PRS competitors, that’s a relatively small market compared to the American shooting population as a whole. That being said, remember that the 6mm Creedmoor only offers a small upgrade in performance over the other two cartridges. In addition to their ammo intended for competition shooting, Nosler also recently began offering factory loaded 6mm Creemoor hunting ammunition. Previous. I recently swapped my 35 year old Winchester M70 in .243 for a Browning X-bolt Hells Canyon in 6CM. Necking down of the 6.5 CM allowed the base to be fitted with a .243 cal bullet and allo… And how, you might be asking, can the 6mm Creedmoor equal the larger 243 Winchester in velocity? A 6 mm Creedmoor chambered in a JP Enterprises LRP-07 autoloader arrived more than three years ago before any handloading ... the 6 mm Creedmoor fairly well mirrors the velocity … A friend I shoot with has had amazing results with his own chopped down 243win so that was in the running as well. So, if you’re the type of person who wants to wring out all the performance you can from a certain caliber, by all means get a 6mm Creedmoor. December 5, 2020 . Nosler also offers their Trophy Grade hunting ammo in 6mm Creedmoor. I have around 70 rounds on this rifle from my first 2 trips to the range. Previous +-Next. Sold Out. Although lighter bullets usually mean faster air travel and longer staying power in the air, the 6.5 Creedmoor bullets have more advantages because they have features that outplay the specs of the 6.5×47 LAPUA. Consistent Federal primer 2. Ballistic Coefficients of: 0.515 0.485 0.43 0.43 0.43. It is a nearly dead cartridge though so components are harder to come by. Thread starter Toddxusmc; Start date Nov 16, 2019; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; Joined Jan 16, 2019 Messages 26 Location WI. Green Tip Stripper Clipped 1,000 rd. 1627. For those reasons, flat shooting, medium bore, high velocity (up to a point), and mild recoiling cartridges with a long barrel life have a big advantage in these competitions. Make sure you follow The Big Game Hunting Blog on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Do you have a rifle chambered in 6mm Creedmoor that you want to take on a hunt? As its name suggests, the 6mm Creedmoor sprang from the 6.5 Creedmoor and the devious mind of my friend John Snow, gun columnist at Outdoor Life magazine. _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); l think the 6 might Dave applied powder technology from Hornady’s then-new Superformance Ammunition, to get blistering velocity. Ballistic Coefficients of: 0.515 0.485 0.43 0.43 0.43. If you don’t see something you like below, don’t fret too much. While all three cartridges are known for their exceptional accuracy, the 6mm and 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridges are usually better suited to use high BC and high SD, heavy for caliber match grade hunting bullets than the .243 Winchester because of the aforementioned faster rifling twist in rifles chambered for those cartridges that stems from their target shooting roots. That’s understandable because, while the new cartridge has performed very well during practical shooting competitions since its introduction, the 6mm Creedmoor only started making the transition into the hunting community in the last couple of years. Shooters also cannot use bullets larger than .308″ or with a velocity higher than 3,200 feet per second. 22-250 vs 223 vs 204 RUGER vs 220 SWIFT: CLASH OF THE SPEED DEMONS. Ruger was first to produce rifles in 6mm Creedmoor. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; Though since I would be reloading I can load them to wherever the rifle can stabilize. HOWA 1500 Barreled Actions from Brownells: 6mm Creedmoor Build Kick-Off 2. All the tests we performed with the 6mm Creedmoor 103 ELD-X Precision Hunter ammo resulted in very low velocity deviations and exceptional accuracy. For that reason, the 25-06 vs 6.5 Cree… It’s also ideal for deer and antelope. The 6mm Creedmoor, when upping its game to next node, does exactly that. Both use the same 6mm/.243” diameter bullets, but the 6mm Creedmoor was specifically designed to use longer, heavier, and more aerodynamic projectiles. Combining an efficient case design with the wide range of excellent 6mm bullets, the 6 Creedmoor becomes an intriguing choice. Is the 6mm Creedmoor the latest flavor of the week that will fade when the next big fad comes along? i was shooting at a range recently where l found a couple 6mm Creedmoor cases. As its name suggests, the 6mm Creedmoor sprang from the 6.5 Creedmoor and the devious mind of my friend John Snow, gun columnist at Outdoor Life magazine. With just a minuscule .8″ separating them, the two Creedmoor cartridges have almost an identical amount of wind drift. The 6mm Creedmoor is a very well designed cartridge that offers some marginal advantages over similar cartridges. 1388-5.3. 7.62x39 - Wolf Military Classic 124 Gr. Bill cut the barrel down in one-inch increments. 6mm Creedmoor Genesis. Chuck Hawks (here, here, and here) provided the case capacity for each cartridge. I’d suggest staying with longer barrel lengths wherever possible with this cartridge. In addition to Hornady, Barnes, Federal, Nosler, and Remington all currently produce 6mm Creedmoor factory ammo. The Components. John Snow’s article for Outdoor Life was used as a reference for the history of the 6mm Creedmoor. The Rem has a slightly higher velocity typically. Each cartridge is loaded with either Hornady ® A-MAX ® bullets, our high-performance boattail hollow points, or the new, radically superior ELD ® Match bullets. The .243 never performed well with anything above 90gr. When Hornady introduced the 6.5 Creedmoor about 10 years ago, competitive shooters took note of the fact that it duplicated the velocity of the earlier 6.5x47 Lapua. It also has a very mild recoil that’s nearly on par with the exceptionally light shooting .243 Winchester. That growth continues as of this writing, as the cartridge has now gone mainstream with hunters and shooters alike. That will put a smile on anyone’s face! The 6.5 Creedmoor commonly uses 120gr, 140gr, and 143gr bullets. })(); To comment on a post, click Post Title or "Comment" Link. Not only does the cartridge balance impressive ballistic performance with a relatively low recoil impulse, it cycles well in both bolt-action and semi-automatic rifles. I used the Hornady Ballistic calculator and Shooters Calculator to compare wind drift, the range each bullet goes subsonic, and recoil for the cartridges. Originally dubbed the 6mm HOLE (Hornady-Outdoor Life Express), Snow paired the new cartridge with a custom rifle built by George Gardner of GA Precision in 2009. FMJ Steel Case 1,000 rds. Even at 26″ (a five-inch reduction), measured velocity with the 110s was 3073 fps, a loss of 7.4 fps per inch on average. The cartridge is also well suited for handloaders and since it uses the same .243″ bullets as 6mm cartridges like the .243 Winchester, the 6x47mm Lapua, the 6XC, and the .240 Weatherby Magnum, there are a variety of great .243″ bullets currently available. The 6mm Creedmoor cases had an average water capacity of 49.2 grains, and the.243 Winchester cases held 49.6 grains, just about the same. I think most shooters would agree that the 6.5 Creedmoor is a fantastic cartridge for competition shooting. 2230. how far were you shooting the 243? The rifle I’m developing loads for is my HOWA 1500 that I recently rebuilt to address some accuracy issues. This is reflected in the prices, availability, and variety of factory ammunition and hunting rifles currently in production for each cartridge. These high velocity, rapidly expanding bullets aren’t really suitable for big game hunting, but they’re absolutely devastating on varmints and predators. The Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor 140 grain A-MAX boasts a Ballistic Coefficient of.585 and muzzle velocity of 2710 FPS. With the 110gr Sierra MK, velocity at 31″ was an impressive 3110 fps. Core-Lokt) on white tails for 40 years with no problems. But with varmint hunting, I'm looking for all the velocity I can get when it comes to drop and drift at the target. Notify Me. For the 140 grain bullet at 2,700 feet per second (823 m/s) initial velocity, another reviewer reports an MPBRfor a six-inch-high target of 265 yards (242 m), and reports a manufacturer-claim of "almost 1,600 ft⋅lbf (2,169 J)" of retained energy at 300 yards (274 m) u… 6mm Creedmoor ~ 100 Grain ~ Trajectory Chart. Bill says this was a well-used barrel, with over 1800 rounds through it. zb. I swapped my 243 American for a 6 CM in a American predator because accuracy in the 243 was not to my liking. The 6.5 Creedmoor has a similar advantage over the 6mm Creedmoor in kinetic energy. Many of these are match bullets like the Hornady ELD Match, the Berger VLD, or other boat tail hollow point (BTHP) and open tip match (OTM) bullets that aren’t ideal for big game hunters. 6.5 Creedmoor RIFLE RELOADING DATA 3 #1715 .264” 107 gr. 5.56 Nato - Lake City 62 GR. 6mm Creedmoor Muzzle Velocity vs Barrel Length. ALL Bulletin content is copyrighted, © 2020 AccurateShooter.com. Sold Out. Gardner realized that the 6mm Creedmoor fit the bill perfectly for PRS use, so he modified an AR-10 to use the new cartridge. 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