Quantcast
6.5x65 RWS - THR
THR  

Go Back   THR > Ammunition, Gear, and Firearm Help > Handloading and Reloading

Welcome to THR
You are currently viewing our site as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions, articles and access our other FREE features. By joining our free community you will have, access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!


If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please visit the help section.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old June 29, 2015, 10:48 AM   #1
Jughead88
Member
 
 
Join Date: June 29, 2015
Posts: 1
6.5x65 RWS

Hello all, new to this forum but wanted to share a long awaited moment. Also looking for some advice. Built a wildcat cartridge off of german 6.5x65. Improved the cartridge by using a creedmoor reamer run deep. Ordered an mgm barrel in 6.5 creedmoor for tc prohunter configuration. Chamber turned out well. Fireformed cases with COW. H20 capacity went from 68.1 gr to 74.1 gr. the only thing is the rws brass is thick at the neck shoulder junction. When i fireformed the cases, i set the headspace back .004 which gave me donuts at the junction. The neck walls run about .0165 on the RWS brass, which is bit tight for the creedmoor chamber. I think i can neck turn these to correct the problem, but not sure. Also, this brass is TOUGH, but i dont know what pressures i might see at 60-62 gr 7828 ssc with 123 sst. Dont know what the encore can handle pressure wise. Any ideas would be appreciated.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg image.jpg (102.1 KB, 6 views)

Last edited by Jughead88; June 29, 2015 at 10:53 AM. Reason: Attachment
Jughead88 is offline  
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise.
This site, its contents, Shooting Reviews, and its contents are Copyright (c) 2010-2013 Firearms Forum, Inc.
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER
Although The High Road has attempted to provide accurate information on the forum, The High Road assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. All information is provided "as is" with all faults without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Neither The High Road nor any of its directors, members, managers, employees, agents, vendors, or suppliers will be liable for any direct, indirect, general, bodily injury, compensatory, special, punitive, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this forum or any services associated with this forum, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this forum, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages.