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    damn calc'ed the bolt thrust for the 338 lapua and holy cow! 16485 psi thats one hot round.

    i still get amazed at the number of replies to this simple post from people who really know their shit. it gives a noob like me years of trial and error at my finger tips. thanks!
    al gore is full of carbon enriched shit

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    The 6.5 Mannlicher is, for all practical purposes, a 6.5x54R. Take a look at the cartridge shapes.

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    6.5 is the fabled 'magic' boolit.
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    That's why I have a 6.5 barrel for my 1905 Ross straight-pull, and I'm setting it up for a semi-wildcat - 6.5x54 Mannlicher-Snoenauer rimless chamber reamer, shortened M-S dies, and .303 British brass. The rifle came in .303, so the bolt and magazine ought to work okay.

    There was a 6.5 Steyr-Mannlicher rimmed cartridge that predated the M-S, but dies are a lot more expensive.

    I'm also planning to do my Hadar in 6.5 Grendel; looking at the ballistic charts, the 6.5 seems to be in a "sweet spot" dor sectional density and ballistics.

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