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6mm Creedmoor Load Data

The 6mm Creedmoor, made by necking down the 6.5 Creedmoor case, is easy to handload and growing in popularity in hunting and competitive shooting.

6mm Creedmoor Load Data
The 6mm Creedmoor ranked among the most popular cartridges used in Precision Rifle Series (PRS) competition.

Lead photo by Michael Anschuetz

Necking down cartridge cases for bullets of smaller diameters has been going on for a very long time. During the 1920s, wildcatters squeezed down 7x57mm Mauser and 30-06 Springfield cases for .25-caliber bullets and produced cartridges known today as the 257 Roberts and 25-06 Remington. Those are but two of many similar stories, and the 6mm Creedmoor is the latest. Its birth became known soon after Hornady’s 2008 introduction of the 6.5 Creedmoor for Across the...

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