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#6201626 - 02/21/12 07:26 AM 6.5 PCC UPPER???
southarkrob Offline
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I am interested in the 6.5 PCC upper...Where can I buy one and dies??? I have a Colt HBar and I think this would make a lot better hunting round. Can I use my bolt and charging handle? Thanks for the help. Robbie

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#6201949 - 02/21/12 08:43 AM Re: 6.5 PCC UPPER??? [Re: southarkrob]
The_Wolverine Offline
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6.5PCC web page email address at bottom of page.

Paul

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#6202028 - 02/21/12 09:04 AM Re: 6.5 PCC UPPER??? [Re: The_Wolverine]
rost495 Offline
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Thats the same as the 6.5 grendel and 264 lbc basically... all in the same boat with minor variations FWIW.
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#6202051 - 02/21/12 09:11 AM Re: 6.5 PCC UPPER??? [Re: rost495]
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Originally Posted By: rost495
Thats the same as the 6.5 grendel and 264 lbc basically... all in the same boat with minor variations FWIW.


Nope

6.5PCC is made from a .223 case, just a barrel swap and you are GTG.

Grendel is a 6PPC case with shoulder blown forward .075 and necked up to 6.5, or a 7.62x39 necked down with most of the taper blown out.


Edited by The_Wolverine (02/21/12 11:36 AM)

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#6202177 - 02/21/12 09:41 AM Re: 6.5 PCC UPPER??? [Re: The_Wolverine]
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Same thing as a 6.5mm TC/U. Which is a fun round, too, FWIW.

There any difference in dimensions?
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#6202389 - 02/21/12 10:40 AM Re: 6.5 PCC UPPER??? [Re: tex_n_cal]
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Yes the 6.5PCC is basically a 6.5TCU, that we tweaked a little to make it work with a 120gn Hot-cor out of a AR.

A touch more taper. A shorter neck, to prevent the case mouth from going past the ogive, when loaded to fit a AR mag.

If I remember correctly, a 6.5TCU standard OAL is 2.6", we had to make it work in 2.26".


Edited by The_Wolverine (02/21/12 11:34 AM)

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#6202523 - 02/21/12 11:17 AM Re: 6.5 PCC UPPER??? [Re: The_Wolverine]
rost495 Offline
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Really, my understanding was the 6.5 Grendel was a ppc necked to 6.5, and then tweaked a hair past that. At least that was what I recall being touted in the development stages.

I"ll have to look all that up. Suprise to me.
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#6202646 - 02/21/12 11:52 AM Re: 6.5 PCC UPPER??? [Re: rost495]
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Jeff, PCC != PPC smile
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#6202663 - 02/21/12 11:58 AM Re: 6.5 PCC UPPER??? [Re: Ruger280]
southarkrob Offline
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I sent an email to the addy on the homepage but havent heard anything back... I am interested in an upper and dies...but havent foound anywhere that has them listed.

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#6203020 - 02/21/12 01:33 PM Re: 6.5 PCC UPPER??? [Re: Ruger280]
rost495 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Ruger280
Jeff, PCC != PPC smile


OOPS... duh..... my bad...
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