6br with CFE223

Discussion in '6BR, 6BR Improved & Wildcats' started by kris bassett, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. kris bassett

    kris bassett Silver $$ Contributor

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    Has anyone here tried CFE223 in their 6br? I'm using leverevolution right now but I have a pound of CFE223. I figured I'd give it a try.

    On a second note is quickload ever going to add leverevolution or superformance to their powder list?
     
  2. kris bassett

    kris bassett Silver $$ Contributor

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    Nobody has tried CFE223 in the BR?
     
  3. M995

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    You will most likely get hang-fires.
     
  4. machineman98

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    Please explain.

    I use a lot of CFE223 in other calibers.
     
  5. Dgd6mm

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    ??
     
  6. M995

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    I've tried it the 6.5X47 & got hang fires even with the 450 primers, so I would imaged the 6BR case would be similar. I believe the problem comes from the small flash hole. Try it for yourself & post results.
     
  7. Dgd6mm

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    I talked to Steve Blair (sleepygator) on here several years ago about powder for 6br and 105 weight bullets. He told me H4895. I never tried it, haven't shot that rifle YET. If I shot it tomorrow that's the powder I would try, Q.L. shows good load data on it.
     
  8. DeltaBravo

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    Kris,

    I tried it in my 8-twist ratchet rifled Shilen and got pretty good results. I was shooting an 80 grain flat base berger varmint bullet and CCI 450 primers. This was very early in my learning curve with the 6BR; I found in my gun (YMMV) it didn't seem to matter much which powder I used (Varget, BenchMark, 8208 XBR, and others). All seemed to shoot well after a little load development. Best results came from "jamming" the 80s so that all rounds were essentially the same OAL (the 80s could be off in length by up to 0.015 IIRC). HTH

    Dennis
     
  9. DanSavage

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    I've shot 32gr. behind 107 SMK in my DASHER, for breaking in the barrel thus reducing copper by far. Didn't test for accuracy though 1/2 moa with no rear bag. Used cci br4 without issue,, should work fine,, Hodgon site has reloading data for that powder and the 6 Dasher so it should work good in the BR. Don't try 32gr though,, look up the data yourself. I tend to just stomp the throttle down within reasonable limits.LOL
     
  10. kris bassett

    kris bassett Silver $$ Contributor

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    Thanks guys!

    I will play with it on QL a bit.
     
  11. kris bassett

    kris bassett Silver $$ Contributor

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    This is what QL spit out.
     

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