Bergara 6.5 creedmoore hmr?s

Discussion in 'Big Stuff -- 6.5mm, 7mm, 30 Cal' started by zr600, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. zr600

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    Anybody have one of these? How are they I'm seriously thinking about one. I was thinking about getting a savage stealth but I'm thinking about going with the bergara instead. The stock seems nice how are the triggers? Are the barrels pretty nice, anybody scope a barrel?
     
  2. Clancy

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    I've handled one several times, but haven't shot one. That's the nicest plastic stock I've ever seen, and I really wish someone would duplicate it in a better material.

    I may buy one anyway, worth the risk if you ask me.
     
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    I was at the range a couple of days ago and a guy was running some test with Factory ammo. He had five different boxes of ammo and all of them shot under a inch at a 100 yards. Seem to shoot the Hornady eld-x the best.
     
  5. zr600

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    Yea that one in the link is it. They seem to be very nice to me too.
     
  6. 300_whisper

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    Just handling it, they are. Not sure about accuracy but first impressions were awesome.
     
  7. Prose

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    I looked one over very closely at the range last Saturday and was very impressed. The trigger was almost as good as a Timney 510. The action felt like a trued Remmy, and the accuracy was about .5 MOA with hand loads. The stock was very impressive and the weight was a hair under 10 pounds. Assessing it side by side with my three customs ranging in cost from $2,500-4,000 there wasn't much to be sad about for the Bergara owner. The threads on the muzzle were absolutely perfectly cut too. The bottom metal and magazine fit perfectly and it functioned as good as a rifle can. Overall, It's a great rifle. About the only thing that a perfectionist would want to improve upon in the finish, cerekote ect, the matte finish is nicer than most any other brand though. I would not hesitate to buy one of these with confidence.
     
  8. McGraw

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    This rifle does look well done. What’s the street price you guys are seeing? Is 22 inches enough pipe for the 6.5 Creedmoor? Thanks!
     
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  9. 300_whisper

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    At my over priced gunshop they were running about $1050. A Remington 700 SPS there is $650 for comparison.
     
  10. zr600

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    What I'm seeing is 949 in my area.
     
  11. misfire

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    Are these rifles easily rebarreled? Handled one a few times at the local gun shop in 308 and I must say absolutely beautiful for a production rifle
     
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    Are these rifles pillar bedded?
     
  13. 300_whisper

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    From the website

    All B-14 rifles are capable of producing sub-1.0 MOA groups or less at 100 yards using factory match grade ammunition.

    The B-14 HMR starts at $1150.

    • Weight: 9.25 lbs 6.5 Creedmoor / 9.15 lbs .308 Win
    • Overall Length: 41.5” 6.5 Creedmoor / 39.5” .308 Win
    • Barrel Length/Twist Rate: 22”/1:8" 6.5 Creedmoor, 20”/1:10" .308 Win
    • Magazine: AICS Detachable
    • Mag Capacity: 5 round mag provided
    • Length of pull: Adjustable from 14.5" at the longest to 12.25" at the shortest
    • Barrel Taper: No. 5
    • Stock: Bergara HMR Molded with mini-chassis
    • Muzzle: Threaded 5/8-24” with thread protector
    • Scope Mount: Fits Remington 700 rings and bases
    • Integrated QD flush cup mounts
    • Rear butt-stock: Adjustable cheek piece, and length-of-pull
    • Full-length Integrated mini-chassis for repeatable bedding and supports fully free-floated barrel
     
  14. Prose

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    The barrel quality is probably high enough where you would not remove one to fit a custom job unless you were competing for $$$. The stock has an integrated bedding block and there are "epoxy" pillars according to their website.

    Comparing the 700 SPS to this rifle is... well... not even comparable. The 700 SPS is almost the cheapest remington made, and this Bergera is probably nicer than any production remington available. Compare it to something out of the remington custom shop perhaps and you can see the value with the HMR.
     
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    Prose, sorry I was comparing it with the SPS as far as how expensive my gunshop is. An SPS at Walmart is about 450 and at my gun shop it's 650. I was trying to convey that the bergera was probably over priced, but that's what I saw it for at my shop. I Used the SPS as a constant for pricing since everyone is familiar with Rem 700s. The bergera is WAAAY nicer and extremely well priced. It was waaay nicer than the savage stealth I compared it too. And that was a similar price point at about a grand at MY local shop.
     
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    I watched several you tube videos, all of them were positive. It's seems like a lot of value for the money. I might try one too just to form my own opinion. There are several models and barrels lengths in the Creedmoor.
     
  17. 300_whisper

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    Yeah definitely. All this talk makes me want to go buy one now. Definitely a hidden gem.
     
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    Shot one at the club 2 weeks ago. Easily held 1 1/4" groups at 200 yds. Trigger was amazing probably about 2 1/2 lbs and crisp. The stock was very comfortable. The owner had Federal Gold Medal to run through it, hand loading should make these rifles shine. These are probably best described as what a remington is supposed to be.
     
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    Well said. Exactly the vibe I got from holding one. A sleeker, better built Remington.
     

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