6x62 freres

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  1. calib

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    I have come by this round by chance and have been looking for information on this round and looks like there is almost no presence in the US.

    Thought I would ask you guys on here if you have any experience with this round looks like it would be a great varmint predator dear cartridge.
     
  2. JRS

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    It is a close competitor to the 240 Weatherby.
     
  3. calib

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    I am wondering if any guys have experience with this round here in the u.s. as I have access to a lot of brass if needed.

    Redding has dies in stock rite now.

    Wondering if 87 grains and down or running heavies with a heavier set up.
     
  4. Shawnba67

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    It appears to be based off of 9.3x62 brass. Can you score a set up to form it? The web on 06 brass is stretched alot taking up the .008 difference in a 9.3 chamber. I would bet a steak dinner the 6-06AI is indistinguishable at any task
     
  5. calib

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    I don't need a setup to form it, I can get it factory formed.

    Will be nice cause it needs no fire form, I do wish it had a sharper shoulder and slightly longer neck, but I think it will be fun.
     
  6. Shawnba67

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    RL26 is pixie dust with heavies in 243. Worth a look in the bigger case.
     
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    Rite now I run a 6slr with 115 dtac and 4831 sc at around 3100 would be interesting to see this case with dtac, but also like a 85 grain or so ran hot, but accurate on deer, coyotes ect
     
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    I have one on a Rem 700 long action. Re 25 is the best powder I found.

    75's should get 3800-3850fps and 87's should be around 3750-3800fps with a 26" barrel. I use Bertram brass.
     
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  9. Aussiesteve

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    I should also point out the 6x62 is a lot more rifle than the .240Wby, only the 6mmAI has more case capacity, and only by 1gn H2O.
     
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    Thanks steve,
    I will also be using bertram brass as I am importing Bruce's brass to the u.s. now. Am looking forward to this round.
     
  11. Aussiesteve

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    I can give you my loads if you like?

    My rifle has a very short throat, I think it could run faster seating the bullets out.
     
  12. calib

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    PM sent very much appreciated.
     
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    Got a test barrel in rock creek 7 twist, will try the 115 dtac, will get another for the lighter bullets in future
     
  14. Shawnba67

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    Thats some serious rpm on the bullet. My 7 twist 243 has a real problem with bullets coming apart.
     
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    I may be able to get some 120 or 125 grain 6mm bullets to try as well. I do run the dtac out of a 7.5 twist now so I would hope it holds up, but time will tell. It was either a 7 twist or 9. I may have to get the 9 as well.
     

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