Topic Options
#11987138 - Yesterday at 10:19 AM Whats the purpose???.
GSPfan Offline
Campfire Regular

Registered: 12/11/14
Posts: 994
Loc: Mid Michigan
I just bought a Ruger #1 in 6.5 Creedmore. The rifle has a 28 inch barrel and from what I can determine this is what was put on them at the factory. Why such a long barrel? I would think 22 inches would be sufficient to burn all the powder, my 264 WM is 26 inches and takes a lot more powder. Is the length to help with accuracy?

Top
RV 728 BP
#11987945 - Yesterday at 05:33 PM Re: Whats the purpose???. [Re: GSPfan]
KenMi Offline
Campfire Guide

Registered: 01/15/10
Posts: 2836
Loc: Michigan
Cause many of the Creedmore fans think it is a long range cartridge. So it makes them feel good smile. In reality though, no real reason. But it is a good one for collector value

Top
#11988069 - Yesterday at 06:21 PM Re: Whats the purpose???. [Re: GSPfan]
Nessmuk Online   content
Campfire Tracker

Registered: 02/17/03
Posts: 5474
Loc: Upstate N.Y. (not the city, th...
It makes it more Creedmoorish
_________________________
I am the NorthEast WoodsBeast!

"System version 1.3, divorced"

Top

Moderator:  RickBin, SYSOP 
RV 180 2
OX 160 1
LJ 160 2
Who's Online
260 registered (2kuduhunter, 204guy, 345dl, 223, 2legit2quit, 40 invisible), 905 Guests and 506 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
RBCN 160 3










Copyright © 2000-2017 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved.