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Old 07-22-2019, 12:56 PM   #1
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Lookin to buy one of these for my wife. Specifically either the 16 inch 6.5 creedmoor or a compact 243 version. Anyone have experience with either? Reviews?
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Old 07-22-2019, 01:22 PM   #2
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Great shooting gun
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Old 07-22-2019, 01:55 PM   #3
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My son has one chambered in .308 Winchester. It's a tack-driving, hog and deer killing machine. He's very happy with his.

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Old 07-22-2019, 03:18 PM   #4
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I'm leaning toward the creedmoor as that is what I shoot and would like to have identical rounds. Any reason to pick the 243 over the 6.5? I'm gonna say the recoil is the same
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Old 07-22-2019, 07:54 PM   #5
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.243 Winchester ammo may be cheaper and easier to find on the shelves than the 6.5. This is a non-issue if you're a reloader, break even if you already shoot the 6.5 as simplifying your logistics is always a win. Has she fired the 6.5 yet? If not, let her and see what she thinks of it.

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Old 07-22-2019, 10:59 PM   #6
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Fantastic value-- Ive run them in .308, .270 and now a 6.5cm 24" heavy barrel. All shot under 1" @ 100 with factory ammo. The .308 and 6.5 shot 1/2" or better.
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Old 07-23-2019, 08:48 AM   #7
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Although I'm a beginner, I know my uncle I often go with has the .308 - and he is always raving about it.
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