Originally Posted by sigman84
OK. The other round that I started looking at in the last couple days is the 6.5 grendel. What would you say is the max range for a 6.8 spc in a dmr build?
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5-600 combat effective range. Maybe a little more if you practice your holdovers, and put a 20 moa mount under your optic. Really depends more on your abilities at longer ranges. And practice, practice, practice . Mine with a 16" barrel will ring the 24" gong at 500 all day long, with 90% inside the 12" center from the bench. This is with a 6x hunting tube, not one of my varmit scopes....
The 6.5 grendle is a great long range rd but it really needs a 24" barrel to reach its potential. Really looses a lot of vel with shorter barrels, and velocity is what this rounds all about. It does shoot pretty flat 0-200 yds. Basicly no drop if zeroed at 100, so dead on the crosshairs.
I do have a 6.5 that I varmit with. Just its a MUCH heavier gun than a dmr rifle. App 14 lbs with the glass mounted and a 10 rd mag. Not a fair comparison. If you do decide to go 6.5, take a look at black hole weapondry. They make the best barrel for precision shooting that I have found. They offer a lot of dmr type options....
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Last edited by dwmiller; 03-26-2014 at 01:07 AM.