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    6.5 Creed V 7-08


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    must be tough being a gun writer at times, your editor asks/tells you do to do a pointless comparison like this one with 1,000 words . . . need another coffee
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    without a picture . .. it never happened !

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    "I’m certain that the 156 and 160-grain bullets would be stabilized by the 1:8″ twist of the Creedmoor’s barrels, but I’ve yet to see a factory load utilizing either of those bullet weights, and that sort of limits the versatility of the cartridge"

    Lol what

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    Those long 6.5 160 gr bullets would no doubt give the 160-175 gr 7mm bullet a run for there money. We all know the 6.5 is a proven moose killer.

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    The long 7's have killed elephants ( as well as the long 6.5's ,yes)
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    I started reading in good faith but never got past this.
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    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

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    I dont think I'll jump in and buy a creedmore if you have one of those AR type rifles maybe, I'll stick to the 260 in Rem mod 7.
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    I read the two calibers in the topic line. So I read on and hoped, Iíll never own another in either ever again.


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    Graham Henry did an article back in late 80s/early 90s titled "why not the .308"...Ive still got the rod n rifle mag its in somewhere
    he made some really good points about how gun writers are constantly trying this or that yet old faithful sitting in the corner can do the job just as well with no fuss or bother.
    I started with a open sighted 30/30 then swapped it for a bolt action .270...Ive used that rifle for 30 years now and it doesnt let me down....yes Ive got other rifles..a .223 for wallabies that keeps tipping over pigs n the odd deer..a super short 7.62x39mm BHSR and finally a bolt action .308 which is pretty much a duplicate of the poohseventy...its just diferent.

    some guys get married to a woman and stick together for life...... not a lot different really,its often the devil you know that is best .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Micky Duck View Post
    Graham Henry did an article back in late 80s/early 90s titled "why not the .308"...Ive still got the rod n rifle mag its in somewhere
    he made some really good points about how gun writers are constantly trying this or that yet old faithful sitting in the corner can do the job just as well with no fuss or bother.
    I started with a open sighted 30/30 then swapped it for a bolt action .270...Ive used that rifle for 30 years now and it doesnt let me down....yes Ive got other rifles..a .223 for wallabies that keeps tipping over pigs n the odd deer..a super short 7.62x39mm BHSR and finally a bolt action .308 which is pretty much a duplicate of the poohseventy...its just diferent.

    some guys get married to a woman and stick together for life...... not a lot different really,its often the devil you know that is best .
    Yep, I'm not ever going to sell my Sako 75 Finnlight in pooseventy as my main hunting rifle, I'll keep on boring people and animals to death.
    I too will occasionally use my Sako 75 .223 and an AR in .223 or 6.5 Grendel to mix it up, but the roar gun is always the .270.
    Welcome to Sako club.

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    Why do so many 270 owners get all defensive and have to tell everyone about their 270 whenever someone mentions a different calibre?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GravelBen View Post
    Why do so many 270 owners get all defensive and have to tell everyone about their 270 whenever someone mentions a different calibre?
    Ask Toby heíll tell you why.


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    The 270 is one of the greats there is no doubting that, could be the reason we like to make sure it don't get a bad rap. There are a lot of good caliber so out there and it's nice to pick and choose which one to use, makes life interesting I reckon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GravelBen View Post
    Why do so many 270 owners get all defensive and have to tell everyone about their 270 whenever someone mentions a different calibre?
    Because they are like vegans....have to tell us even tho no-one even asked
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    Quote Originally Posted by wsm junkie View Post
    Because they are like vegans....have to tell us even tho no-one even asked
    Thats the Creed more.....

    Most of those calibres are similar bullets traveling similar speeds doing similar damage. The biggest difference is some people dont like to be the same but like to fit in so they get different but the same....
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