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Offline bullfisher

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Re: 6.5 PRC
« Reply #15 on: May 23, 2020, 08:18:38 AM »
Built my PRC from a 300wm action. Specifically to shoot the 156, which was just a rumor at the time. My current load with them is just over 2900fps from a 23" 7twist. Shoots amazing and I would consider my current barrel a little slow.
Shelves were full of factory ammo and even brass in the beginning but now everyone's sold out. Now that the manufacturers are finally offering the PRC off the shelf, it's become very popular and ammo support hasn't caught back up.
My barrel has the 188 freebore which I believe is standard now. It's a laser no matter where I seat the bergers. Same with the SMK 150's. The 143eldx was a little more finicky however the factory 143 and 147's shot good.

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Re: 6.5 PRC
« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2020, 10:41:19 AM »
Doesnt pertain to the prc, but i have an email from berger that states

“until the LAPUA 300 WIN MAG brass is available. We are using norma brass”

Hopefully that is a sign that more offerings are coming.

I've talked to Kevin Thomas, Lapua USA Rep, a few different times about Lapua making some of the more popular magnum brass and he always has told me the same thing, they have no plans to do so.  Maybe someday that'll all change but I'm not holding my breath for it to happen any time soon.

As for any of the 300 Win mag brass that has Lapua stamped on it, per Kevin, that was a brief subcontract deal Lapua did quite some time ago and that brass was actually made by Norma, not Lapua.

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Re: 6.5 PRC
« Reply #17 on: May 23, 2020, 11:12:29 PM »
3 shot group fired yesterday to check zero @ 100 before I ran the PRC out to 600. 

Shot off bipod, prone with my fist as the rear bag.  Factory 147’s.

The little CA is scary accurate; especially out at 600 and beyond.


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Re: 6.5 PRC
« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2020, 01:37:15 AM »
3 shot group fired yesterday to check zero @ 100 before I ran the PRC out to 600. 

Shot off bipod, prone with my fist as the rear bag.  Factory 147’s.

The little CA is scary accurate; especially out at 600 and beyond.

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Re: 6.5 PRC
« Reply #19 on: May 24, 2020, 05:40:24 AM »
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