Is .180 too much freebore in a 6.5x47

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  1. 30EX

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    Is .180 too much freebore in a 6.5x47 shooting 130 Bergers in a single shot bolt gun !!!


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  3. JBT

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    My reamer cuts a .167” freebore and it does well with 130 and 140gr Bergers. I bet a .180” would be fine.
     
  4. AckleymanII

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    I prefer .123 for 130 ish bullets with happy OAL's with mag constrictions.
     
  5. tclaunch

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    In a bolt gun it will be great.
     
  6. alf

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    With a 2.800" mag box it is.......
     
  7. Pigdog

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    mine has a .250 freeebore, I load 130 vld long as well as 139 and 123 scenar long all single loaded plenty of room for RL16
     

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