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#203026 - 10/31/19 12:57 PM 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads
popo
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Has anyone used the 120 gold dot in the 6.5 cva pistol? Looking for load data with H4350 or any powder being used with this bullet.

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#203027 - 10/31/19 01:01 PM Re: 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads [Re: popo]
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Sorry, all of my 6.5 Creed loads have been with the 140 grain bullet, but not in a CVA.
Zee will probably have some 130 grain load data, but I can't remember if he did 120 grain.
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#203028 - 10/31/19 01:31 PM Re: 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads [Re: Ernie]
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I use the 130 ELD-M and H4350.

No 120gr data from me.
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#203029 - 10/31/19 01:44 PM Re: 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads [Re: Zee]
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I went with Varget.
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#203036 - 10/31/19 07:20 PM Re: 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads [Re: magman]
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I use Varget or H 4350 with Nosler 120 gr. BT.

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#203046 - 11/01/19 01:31 PM Re: 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads [Re: Mark Hampton]
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Most of the data ive seen with h4352 with 120 goes to around 45 gr. I will start aroung 43.5 -44 and go from there i guess. Thanks for the replies.

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#203050 - 11/01/19 01:50 PM Re: 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads [Re: popo]
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I just looked mine up.

130gr ELD-M has 44gr H4350 under it.
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#203068 - 11/01/19 10:00 PM Re: 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads [Re: Zee]
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Thanks. Maybe i can get to load some tomorrow.

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#203288 - 11/07/19 07:31 AM Re: 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads [Re: popo]
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Found a load of 44.3 of H4350 shot good. Has anyone used Re16 with 120 in the 6.5 creed?May be able to get a little more velocity from it than the 4350.

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#203290 - 11/07/19 08:55 AM Re: 6.5 creedmoor pistol loads [Re: popo]
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If, you have a good load with H-4350, I would probably leave it at that. Nothing wrong with tinkering for the fastest load though.
Depending on your uses, I doubt the greater speed you may get from R-16 will make your trajectory much different, unless you start stretching things out further.
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