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6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons

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Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2018, 11:56:12 AM »
http://www.hodgdonreloading.com/data/rifle

Wonder why they would test those loads from a 24" barrel? I'm pretty sure there is no factory offering for the 6.5-300 in anything but a 26" barrel.
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Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2018, 08:33:00 AM »
Their max loads are more like starting loads. I am easily getting 3400fps with 140g and US869. So 2in. less barrel would still be 3350fps.
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Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2018, 12:34:34 PM »
   No surprise to me. Most reloading data for weatherby cartridges is quite conservative. ctw

Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2018, 04:22:00 AM »
:PAbsolute success with my 6.5/300 is 89gr of US869,AOL 3.610, 143 grn Hornady ELDX,  velocity average 3250 
3400 altitude. 1/2”grouping 👍

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Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2018, 06:46:52 AM »
Welcome to the Nation, and congrats on finding an accurate load for your 6.5-300.
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Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2018, 05:37:02 PM »
:PAbsolute success with my 6.5/300 is 89gr of US869,AOL 3.610, 143 grn Hornady ELDX,  velocity average 3250 
3400 altitude. 1/2”grouping 👍

Thats good to know and been waiting for someone who reload these. Thanks
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Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2018, 05:56:23 PM »
:PAbsolute success with my 6.5/300 is 89gr of US869,AOL 3.610, 143 grn Hornady ELDX,  velocity average 3250 
3400 altitude. 1/2”grouping 👍

Thats good to know and been waiting for someone who reload these. Thanks

That bullet shoots good in my 6.5-284 and a friends 260.
The only thing taken so far is a few coyotes this winter, worked good
Mike

Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons
« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2018, 05:24:10 PM »
Oregonmarkv what load of 869 yields 3400 fps in your gun. I'm using 91 grains and it yields 3280 with 143 ELD-X.

Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby load data available online at Hodgdons
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2018, 07:26:27 AM »
Edgecrum, 91g, my rifle is a MarkV which has a hand lapped barrel which may make a difference. I posted a reply in your other post also.
John