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#7191630 - 12/16/12 Ultimate 6mm ?  
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What is the ultimate 6mm cartridge? Going to build a 6mm varmint rifle and just wanted some opinions. So is it the 240wby, 6mmAI, 6mm-284 what do you guys think and why?

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#7191885 - 12/16/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: mygirlhunts]  
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Ultimate what? Do you want accuracy? Speed? Barrel life?


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#7192222 - 12/16/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: RickF]  
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I want ultimate, not the fastest or the longest barrel life or any one thing, that can all be researched, as stated before I want some opinions, future responders please read the op before commenting

#7192523 - 12/16/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: mygirlhunts]  
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Originally Posted by mygirlhunts
I want ultimate, not the fastest or the longest barrel life or any one thing, that can all be researched, as stated before I want some opinions, future responders please read the op before commenting


Then reasearch it and decide what trips your trigger as the ultimate. What a maroon!!!!!

Swifty




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#7192628 - 12/16/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: Swifty52]  
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6BR or 6XC....

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#7192933 - 12/16/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: tikkanut]  
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Swiftly after your mom and her brother conceived you and decided that you did not need a education did you never learn what an opinion was? I asked for peoples opinion...read the first post, it clearly says what do you guys think and why? What is your opinion, like I said I can research the facts I wanted a opinion dip s**t thank you for not providing one it would of clearly been a mistake to value yours.

#7192962 - 12/16/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: tikkanut]  
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Originally Posted by tikkanut

6BR or 6XC....
I vote the 6 BR but for shear acuracy a 6ppc and to the OP you need to un twist your tail a bit or are going to find the place a very unfreindly place wink

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#7193559 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: mygirlhunts]  
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Originally Posted by mygirlhunts
Swiftly after your mom and her brother conceived you and decided that you did not need a education did you never learn what an opinion was? I asked for peoples opinion...read the first post, it clearly says what do you guys think and why? What is your opinion, like I said I can research the facts I wanted a opinion dip s**t thank you for not providing one it would of clearly been a mistake to value yours.


Wow, at least I am not a [bleep] idiot who has to come on a web site to determine what my ultimate 6mm is. Only a totalally ignorant dip chit would do that. I suppose you still say Mommy may I.

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#7193632 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: Swifty52]  
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Varmint rifle, my choice is 6mmBR. I'd like to have two one with a 1-14" twist barrel, and the other a 1-8"

#7194084 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: mygirlhunts]  
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The Ultimate is the 6mm Remington, it gives good barrel life,and great accuacy with almost the speed you get from the bigger 6mm cases. I'm now in the process of building a 6mm-06 , since i already have a 6mm Rem, 243 Win, and 240 Wby. I like the 24's.


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#7194294 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: bea175]  
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even tho I have more than several 243s... my favorite 6mm cartridge after playing with a host of them is the good old 6mm Rem... when chambered in a long action.. so that you can take advantage of the extra magazine length...

sure an Ai version is supposed to be a little faster... but in a long action, mine with a 1 in 7 twist barrel will pretty much take care of about anything I need it to do..

from 55 grain Ballistic Tips to 115 grain Bergers....


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#7194437 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: Swifty52]  
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Originally Posted by Swifty52
Originally Posted by mygirlhunts
I want ultimate, not the fastest or the longest barrel life or any one thing, that can all be researched, as stated before I want some opinions, future responders please read the op before commenting


Then reasearch it and decide what trips your trigger as the ultimate. What a maroon!!!!!

Swifty


+1

#7195197 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: RickF]  
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The 6mm rem would fit your needs.


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#7195679 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: DANNYL]  
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Just do a 6mm-300WSM with a 14 or 16 twist laugh


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#7195758 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: mygirlhunts]  
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Mygirlhunts: I enjoy all of the 6mm's myself and own a bunch of them.
Including a custom 240 Weatherby built on a pre-64 Winchester Model 70 action by Jim Cloward and a 6mm Remington Ackley Improved built on a Remington 700 action by Darrell Holland.
I have personally passed on the 6mm/284 due to the extremely short barrel life several of my close friends have suffered with when using this cartridge.
Hmmm... "the ultimate 6mm cartridge"?
I also have been extremely happy with my Varmint Rifles in calibers 6mm PPC, 6x47, 6mm Remington Bench Rest, 243 Winchester and 6mm Remington.
I would be hard pressed to name just one of these as the "ultimate" 6mm.
If a combination of accuracy, Colony Varminting and predator Hunting was the objective then I would most likely opt for the 6mm Remington Bench Rest or the 243 Winchester.
If Antelope and Deer Hunting were ever to be considered then the 240 Weatherby is number one on my list virtually tied there with the 6mm Remington Ackley Improved and closely followed by the 6mm Remington.
If all of the above criterion (from Prairie Dogs to Deer) are to be considered then a 243 Winchester that shoots small and large bullets well will fill the bill.
If you are choosing one of the 6mm's to be the "ultimate" then my opinion is somewhat undecided, I guess, and I wish you the best of luck with whichever you choose.
With todays variety of wonderful bullets in a multitude of weights the 6mm's are indeed a very versatile batch of calibers.
Again best of luck to you.
Hold into the wind
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#7195825 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: VarmintGuy]  
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#7195947 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: Dasher]  
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Originally Posted by Dasher
Just do a 6mm-300WSM with a 14 or 16 twist laugh


then what....... confused

#7195957 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: mygirlhunts]  
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244 AI works for me.And I've had some others.


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#7196040 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: curdog4570]  
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The buying public has already spoken on this subject it is the 243 Winchester, the most popular 6mm cartridge. It is the only 6mm cartridge to make the top 10 in sales of reloading dies. Given that status it is the ultimate.

ultimate - definition (dictionary.com)
maximum; decisive; conclusive: the ultimate authority; the ultimate weapon.

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223 Rem, my favorite cartridge - you can't argue with truckloads of dead PD's and gophers.
#7196058 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: tikkanut]  
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Originally Posted by tikkanut
Originally Posted by Dasher
Just do a 6mm-300WSM with a 14 or 16 twist laugh


then what....... confused


Then this 6mm-50BMG. pic is a 22 laugh

[Linked Image]

Make it a 12-13 twist for 55-75 grainers.

Swifty




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#7196586 - 12/17/12 Re: Ultimate 6mm ? [Re: mygirlhunts]  
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Originally Posted by mygirlhunts
I want ultimate, not the fastest or the longest barrel life or any one thing, that can all be researched, as stated before I want some opinions, future responders please read the op before commenting


In your arrogant haste to be dismissive, what you missed is that I was trying to help. NO cartridge is the ultimate, they are all a compromise of the things in my first post.

If you had provided details of exactly what you wanted to accomplish with that cartridge, we could have helped. Instead guys are reduced to telling what works for them, as they have no idea of what you want to do.


Anybody who seriously concerns themselves with the adequacy of a Big 7mm for anything we hunt here short of brown bear, is a dufus. They are mostly making shidt up. Crunch! Nite-nite!

Stolen from an erudite CF member.
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