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Old 09-05-2017, 09:11 PM   #1
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Default Does anybody shoot 6mm remington

I've been working up a load for this Ruger M77 Mk II in 6mm remington.
Seems to be a little finicky, it didn't like Nosler Ballistic Tip Hunting 95 gr.
Didn't like Hornady 95 gr. SST.
But finally with some Sierra 100 gr. SBT Gameking I found a load she likes!




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Old 09-05-2017, 09:16 PM   #2
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I have one that i passed down to my daugther, i gotta say its never let me down on a hunt, my daugther has loves it !!!!.... i tried to get it back from her and got a NO WAY answer in return...but i really love the caliber and might look into buying another one.
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Old 09-05-2017, 09:16 PM   #3
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remington 6mm likes the hornady SST 95g
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Old 09-05-2017, 09:22 PM   #4
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remington 6mm likes the hornady SST 95g
Mine does to. It also like the Remington Core Loks as well, I got a smokin deal on about 200 rounds in the Classifieds a while back!

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Old 09-05-2017, 09:25 PM   #5
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try 43 grains of "4320" and a 87 grain spitzer..
or IMR 4831 and 46.8 grains of powder..
straight out of uncles reloading book.. I got all info from his hand load books I now have.

it was loads for a model 700 remy bolt..
hope this helps..
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Old 09-05-2017, 09:29 PM   #6
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[quote=Shake N' Bake;12708381]Mine does to. It also like the Remington Core Loks as well, I got a smokin deal on about 200 rounds in the Classifieds a while back!

After you got the new stuff, I found about 150 rounds of handloads in a box 2 weeks ago, lol...
I am still unpacking ammo. now up to 6 -30 gal totes of ammo from the estate..
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Old 09-05-2017, 09:36 PM   #7
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My wife loves her 6mm. We've been lucky finding ammo at Gibson's in Kerrville.
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Old 09-05-2017, 10:12 PM   #8
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remington 6mm likes the hornady SST 95g
Hornady SST 95 gr. did group better than the Nosler but my best group was 1.25".
I gave up after finishing off the first box of 100 Hornady and got lucky after trying 5 different loads with the Sierra!

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Old 09-05-2017, 10:23 PM   #9
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Have it in an '83 Mdl Seven with 18.5' barrel. Handloaded a bunch for it. Never improved on the already tight groups with Corelock in 100 gr. I left it alone after that and bought 8 boxes off the shelf.
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Old 09-05-2017, 11:19 PM   #10
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Great little cartridge.
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Old 09-06-2017, 08:26 AM   #11
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I have one that my dad bought back in the 80s. I am letting my son use it. I love it. Knocks down deer and not your shoulder.
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Old 09-06-2017, 08:54 AM   #12
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I have always shot the hornady 100gr custom shop out of my ruger 6mm. I guess they don't make them anymore. It didn't like the 95 gr as much. Hoping the 100 gr corelocks work well. That rifle has been a tack driver for over 20 years for me.
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Old 09-06-2017, 09:18 AM   #13
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If it shoots the Sierra 100 SBT like that, then it is all you need. Good bullet, I wouldn't look any further.
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Old 09-06-2017, 09:37 AM   #14
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I have two 6mm that like a good dose of IMR4350 and 100gr Sierras.
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Old 09-06-2017, 11:29 AM   #15
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If it shoots the Sierra 100 SBT like that, then it is all you need. Good bullet, I wouldn't look any further.
Yes sir, I think I'll stop right there.

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Old 09-11-2017, 08:22 PM   #16
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Have a Rem. 600 mohawk in 6mm that has a youth stock I built on it... a BUNCH of kids have their first kills with it... even one or two of Chew's boys... It's a tack driver with 100gr. Hornady Spire point flat base and 44 gr. of IMR4350... The newer Hornady manuals don't show a load that hot, but the old one I have does. Been shooting that load for over 40 years... been the death of many, many animals. First 700 BDL I bought was at Grant Ilsing and cost $114.00 brand new in the box and I got to pick out which one I wanted to get the good wood... It was a 6mm too and actually the gun I worked up that load with. When remington changed the barrel twist on the .244 Remington and renamed it 6mm Rem., they instantly had a winner of a caliber... Funny thing now is some of their new rifles they offer the .243 Win and NOT the 6mm... Go figure...
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Old 09-11-2017, 09:39 PM   #17
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If it shoots the Sierra 100 SBT like that, then it is all you need. Good bullet, I wouldn't look any further.
This ^^^
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Old 09-12-2017, 08:20 AM   #18
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[quote=Jakesfish;12708411]
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Mine does to. It also like the Remington Core Loks as well, I got a smokin deal on about 200 rounds in the Classifieds a while back!

After you got the new stuff, I found about 150 rounds of handloads in a box 2 weeks ago, lol...
I am still unpacking ammo. now up to 6 -30 gal totes of ammo from the estate..
If you come across any more factory Remington please let me know!

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Old 09-12-2017, 12:41 PM   #19
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My new ranch rifle is a 6mmAI.
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Old 09-12-2017, 01:29 PM   #20
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I have been shooting the 6mm Rem since 1974. I have put it down since I have discovered the 6.5 Gren.
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Old 09-12-2017, 06:44 PM   #21
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I'm waiting for a Remington 600/660 to show up in 6mm---would be my go-to hog rifle.
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