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Shot the 6.5 Grendel again I don't like it!

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by DRZ400S, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. DRZ400S

    DRZ400S Washougal, WA. Active Member

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    I LOVE IT !
    My boy shot the 1.173" 8 shot group @ 150 yards :D he said he want's this gun. Guess I'll have to build another one...LOL...I shot the two three shot groups a 0.369" and 0.708" @ 150 yards. This was with factory PPU 120gr HPBT! can't wait to reload for this! BTW the Vortex Strike Eagles thick crosshairs cover that orange dot. I bet a fine crosshair scope would be better for shooting groups but, for hunting it will do.

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  2. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I hear ya on the thick crosshairs. Crossfire II's have em also. Nice shooting.
     
  3. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Nothing like instilling confidence in a kid to make him love shooting!
    Did you tell us about this gun someplace else? If not please give details.
     
  4. DRZ400S

    DRZ400S Washougal, WA. Active Member

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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Haha I liked it already too.lol:rolleyes:
     
  6. DRZ400S

    DRZ400S Washougal, WA. Active Member

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    I wish I would have years ago. You won't regret it that's for sure.
     
  7. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    The ammo situation is a little challenging from time to time if you try and find it locally but I am getting a good supply of brass built up. But all in all I like mine quite a bit. I've done everything from 600m f class to laying waste to coyotes at 300 with mine.

    I've heard horror stories of busted bolt lugs but a few hundred rounds in and no problems yet knock on wood. Still planning on picking up a spare.
     
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  8. Heywood

    Heywood Prineville Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, shooting Grendels sucks! Until you go out to about 600 to 700 yards they're no fun at all..
     
  9. DRZ400S

    DRZ400S Washougal, WA. Active Member

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    Lol yeah no fun getting moa and under @ 900 yards either:D
     
  10. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    I had to go back and see what barrel you had on this,and yeah I would expect the BHW barrel to perform like that.
    Heck mine in 556 was pretty good with any ammo