Long-Range Cartridge Tips
Payton Miller of the Shooting Times Magazine dives into more detail about what you need to know regarding the long-range cartridge. So, stop guessing and see his tips on what ammo options are also available.
“There’s little question that the 6.5mm bore size had an uphill struggle for acceptance in the caliber-conscious US of A. At least for sporting rifles, that is. Case in point: Despite the knowledgeable harping of experts in the area of ballistic coefficients and sectional density, it took a lot of years for the 6.5 to finally triumph commercially here.
Before the stunning success of the 6.5 Creedmoor (introduced in 2007), shooters and ammo manufacturers bore witness to the fact that the .264 Winchester Magnum (1959), 6.5 Remington Magnum (1966), and .260 Remington (1997) never really caught fire in terms of mass acceptance. At least not on the level of, say, the 7mm Remington Magnum.”
Read more at ShootingTimes.com.