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  1. MISportsman liked Shootist43's post in the thread Ammo Guide Ballistic Comparison : 6.5 Creedmoor v 6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser.

    Gert, you are researching this to death. Just build a 6.5 x 55 with all of the Swedish Mauser dimensions and you will never look back....

    Jun 13, 2019 at 8:48 AM
  2. MISportsman liked JPbowhunter's post in the thread Ammo Guide Ballistic Comparison : 6.5 Creedmoor v 6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser.

    Pretty much none of the calibres brought out in the last 40 years are anything other than rehashes of existing calibres. I've...

    Jun 12, 2019 at 7:50 AM
  3. MISportsman liked Mike Van Horn's post in the thread Ammo Guide Ballistic Comparison : 6.5 Creedmoor v 6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser.

    IMO the "only reason " the creedmore is popular is fantastic marketing. There are several cartridges that perform better.

    Jun 12, 2019 at 7:49 AM
  4. MISportsman liked Accidental Villain's post in the thread Ammo Guide Ballistic Comparison : 6.5 Creedmoor v 6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser.

    My first thought is that 6,5 Creedmoore will struggle with COL with such a long and heavy bullet ? Otherwise, larger cased cartridges...

    Jun 12, 2019 at 7:48 AM
  5. MISportsman liked Albert GRANT's post in the thread Ammo Guide Ballistic Comparison : 6.5 Creedmoor v 6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser.

    It does seem the 6.5x55 is the better option for reloaders. I will say I fell into the marketing trap and bought not 1 but 2 6.5...

    Jun 12, 2019 at 7:47 AM
  6. MISportsman liked bruce moulds's post in the thread Ammo Guide Ballistic Comparison : 6.5 Creedmoor v 6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser.

    the swede will shoot any bullet faster at the same pressure. it is like a larger capacity engine. the main advantage of the creedmoor is...

    Jun 12, 2019 at 7:46 AM
  7. MISportsman liked Gert Odendaal's post in the thread Ammo Guide Ballistic Comparison : 6.5 Creedmoor v 6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser.

    This is what I see: Something interesting : when shooting the 160 gn bullet , the 6.5 x55 Swede is running ahead??? Would like some...

    Jun 12, 2019 at 7:43 AM
  8. MISportsman liked bruce moulds's post in the thread Ammo Guide Ballistic Comparison : 6.5 Creedmoor v 6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser.

    the bottom graph tells it all. much of the creedmoor stuff is slanted due to fashion. loaded to equal pressure the x 55 has greater...

    Jun 12, 2019 at 7:43 AM
 
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