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What 6mm/243 bullets are you using on C, P & T?

Post by SteveD » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:00 am

If you are shooting any 6mm/243 cartridge such as 6BR, 6 Creedmore, 243 Win, 6mm Remington, 6 CX, 6X47 Lapua or any other 6mm/243 cartridge or variant, what bullet are you using on C, P &T? What other bullets have you tried?

Please share any experiences, results, thoughts, postulations, future plans and snide comments you may have. %-( :D Please limit the conversation to 6mm/243.

The Sierra 107 MK seems to be a good choice. Is anyone using a lighter bullet? 95 gr MK or TMK or a Berger 95gr VLD Hunting or Target?
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Re: What 6mm/243 bullets are you using on C, P & T?

Post by Another Dang 9 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:55 pm

I've used all the way down to 75gr. Varmint bullets on CPT with good results. YMMV.
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Re: What 6mm/243 bullets are you using on C, P & T?

Post by SteveD » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:11 pm

I was asking because I am curious but also because I remember reading about someone ringing one of them. Maybe a Turkey, or even a Pig?

Anyone remember that?
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Post by cslcAl » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:20 pm

I’m using the 95 Gr Sierra TMK.

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Post by SteveD » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:54 pm

Thanks Al. I was thinking of either those or the 95 MK.
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Post by cslcAl » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:08 am

Steve, my experiences with the tipped bullies have been very positive. They are extremely accurate. The 130 TMK in 6.5 is a really good. I used them on rams for 5 matches till I finally dung one. (Experimenting). The 160 TMK in 7mm is deadly on rams. One our best Pa shooters has been using them with zero lost rams.
You should definitely try the 95 TMK in your 6mm.

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Post by SteveD » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:33 pm

Al, have you tried the 95gr TMK on Rams?
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Post by SteveD » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:38 pm

SteveD wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:33 pm
Al, have you tried the 95gr TMK on Rams?

FYI I am using a 6BR, 8 twist.
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Post by cslcAl » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:51 pm

95 Gr might be a stretch.


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Re: What 6mm/243 bullets are you using on C, P & T?

Post by Another Dang 9 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:55 am

What Al said.

If your plan is to load one bullet for all animals then I would load the 107gr.
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