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  • PhulesAu

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    300 win mag vs. 6.5 creedmoor Both show close to the same ballistic path at distance, Creedmoor is cheaper to shoot and for me recoil is not an issue. Is there a lot of difference (based on real experience) when proper shot placement is achieved?? Using a 140 gn. for the Creedmoor and 160 - 180 gn. for the 300? I like the Savage 12 LRP as is, or buy a Remington action cheap and rework it with a non-factory barrel, trigger and stock. Not really needing over 1k yards, but looking for a "fast" bullet with good terminal performance.
     

    Dawico

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    You will save a ton of money buying a stock Savage and I bet it will shoot great. Building a custom rifle will get very expensive. If you try to go cheap it will not shoot as well as you want.

    I like the 6.5s. I would personally get a Savage in 6.5 Creedmore if I didn't have a Savage in 6.5-284 already.
     

    PhulesAu

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    The Savage 12 lrp is actually chambered for the 6.5 Creedmoor, and the price is relatively low. With that barrel length , I think the muzzle velocity will be where the ammo will be "happiest".
     
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