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The 6.5 Comes Alive…Again

Old and new, left to right: 6.5x53R, 6.5×54 MS, 6.5×55 Swedish Mauser, .256 Newton, .260 Remington, 6.5mm Creedmoor. Of the older cartridges, only the 6.5×55 remains popular, but the Creedmoor is the most popular non-military 6.5mm cartridge the world has ever seen

Unless you’ve been living in a cave you must be aware that the 6.5mm Creedmoor is the hottest centerfire cartridge on the planet! Everybody’s talking about it and everybody wants one. Gunmakers are Continue reading The 6.5 Comes Alive…Again

6.5 Creedmoor – A 10 Year Overnight Sensation

The 6.5 Creed combines superb accuracy with recoil levels that even causal shooters can handle.

If you’ve had your finger on even a faint pulse of the firearms world these past couple of years you’re surely aware that the 6.5 Creedmoor has become the darling of the industry. It could hardly be Continue reading 6.5 Creedmoor – A 10 Year Overnight Sensation

Brilliant Execution Of a Great Idea

6.5-Creedmoor-ammo-match-cutawayEvery so often, a product comes along that makes a light go on in your head, and you think: “Why didn’t they ever do that before?” Hornady’s new ammunition in 6.5 Creedmoor is just such a product. Well, actually, two products.

Since its introduction, the 6.5 Creedmoor has become successful beyond anyone’s expectations. A Hornady development, it is essentially the ancient wildcat .250-3000 Ackley Improved necked up to .264, creating a mid-range 6.5mm cartridge not unlike the myriad 6.5mm military and civilian cartridges that first saw light in the 1890s. Continue reading Brilliant Execution Of a Great Idea