30-06. I do expect this to change in the near future, but Hornady is the only major ammunition company currently producing 6.5 PRC ammo. The cartridge is available in both the Hornady Precision Hunter and Hornady Match lines with 143 grain ELD-X and 147 grain ELD Match bullets respectively.
What cartridge is the 6.5 PRC based on?
The 6.5 PRC is based on the somewhat obscure . 300 Ruger Compact Magnum, which in turn was based on the . 375 Ruger.
How much is a box of 6.5 PRC?
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Will a 6.5 PRC kill an elk?
When using bullets like a 127 grain Barnes LRX, a 140 grain Swift A-Frame, or a 143 grain Hornady ELD-X, the 6.5 PRC can be darn effective on even the biggest bull elk. If you have a hankering to use a 6.5mm cartridge on elk, then the 6.5 PRC is probably the best one for the job.
What does a 6.5 PRC compare to?
6.5 PRC factory loads usually fire the same bullet 200-250fps faster than the 6.5 Creedmoor. Therefore, 6.5 PRC has a flatter trajectory, more retained energy, and less wind drift than the 6.5 Creedmoor at typical hunting ranges. However, the 6.5 PRC has slightly more recoil than the 6.5 Creedmoor.
Where can I buy 6.5 PRC bullets?
Tacticool ammo shop is amongst the most preferred choice for online shopping of 6.5 PRC ammo. Our company has a wide-range selection of ammo manufacturers and large stocks of Hornady 6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridges (PRC).
Is 6.5 PRC ammo available?
Available as component bullets or in factory loaded Precision Hunter™ ammunition. Dubbed the big brother to the 6.5 Creedmoor, the 6.5 PRC fits in short or medium actions with a standard magnum bolt face (. 532”).
Can I shoot 6.5 PRC in a 6.5 Creedmoor?
Yes, the 6.5 PRC is a great choice as well. And, yes, the 6.5 PRC would offer a longer effective range of the same 6.5 bullets, but my 6.5 Creedmoor hunting load (more on that later) is terminally effective at 500-600 yards under most conditions.
Will a 350 Legend kill an elk?
350 Legend is powerful enough to kill an elk, depending fully upon exactly where the bullet is placed and the construction of that bullet.
What is the best long range caliber for deer and elk?
If you’re after critters deer-size and up, the field is dominated by . 30-caliber, 6.5mm, and 7mm cartridges, with the best long-range options remaining supersonic out to at least 1,400 yards.
Will a 6.5 PRC kill a moose?
The conventional wisdom says that hunters should be using bigger cartridges like those and nobody would blink an eye if you brought one of them on a moose hunt. That said, this video demonstrates that the 6.5 PRC is certainly capable of quickly and cleanly taking down a moose with good shot placement.
Which 6.5 cartridge is the best?
10 Best 6.5mm Rifle Cartridges Available Right Now
- 6.5×55 Swedish Mauser. Undoubtedly the best of a flurry of 6.5mm military cartridges engineered over a century ago, the 6.5×55 provided excellent ballistic performance coupled with moderate recoil. …
- . 264 Win. …
- 6.5-. 284 Norma. …
- . 260 Rem. …
- 6.5 Grendel. …
- 6.5 Creedmoor. …
- . …
What is the fastest 6.5 cartridge?
- .264 Winchester Magnum. Introduced in 1958, the . 264 Win. …
- 6.5mm Remington Magnum. The short action 6.5mm Rem. …
- .26 Nosler. The . …
- 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum. Announced in the 2017 Weatherby catalog, the 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum is the fastest factory loaded 6.5mm cartridge in the world.
Which is better 270 or 6.5 Creedmoor?
270 Winchester has more velocity and kinetic energy than the . 6.5 Creedmoor out past 500 yards, the advantage possessed by the . 270 narrows from 515 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle to just 189 foot pounds of energy at 500 yards.