What is a 7mm PRC? As with the the 6.5 PRC and the 300 PRC that are already out and have enjoyed large initial success and hype, the PRC in 7mm PRC stands for Precision Rifle Cartridge, and just like it's siblings, it is a product of Hornady's cartridge design division. The 7mm obviously stands for the bore of the bullet, which is a 7mm or .284 bullet. The full official … [Read more...] about 7mm PRC, Hornady’s New 7mm
What is a 6mm Creedmoor First off, the 6mm? The 6mm, refers to the bore diameter of the barrel, more specifically a .243" or 6mm bullet diameter. The bullet diameter is .243", the same as any other .243 or 6mm centerfire cartridge like the 243 Win, 6mm Remington, 6XC, 6GT, 6mm BR and 6mm Dasher. The Creedmoor in 6mm Creedmoor is named for the fact that it comes from a 6.5mm … [Read more...] about 6mm Creedmoor, Hunt and Competition
How many grains in a pound? It sounds like a question for an elementary school math quiz, but it's actually a pretty important question if you're into reloading ammunition. That's because the weight of gunpowder (or another propellant) is one of the factors that determine how much energy and velocity your rounds will pack. Fortunately, there's no need to break out the old … [Read more...] about How Many Grains in a Pound? (Reloading Propellant)
After the initial hype of the 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridge, it seems to have kept growing commercially in popularity, with 6.5 Creedmoor chambered factory rifles available from most of the large manufacturers and loaded ammo in this caliber readily available on most shelves in the US. This against a lot of critique among seasoned shooters and so-called experts calling it a … [Read more...] about Why The 6.5 Creedmoor Is The Best Overall Cartridge
With the explosive growth in precision rifle, long range and racegun shooting sports the past few years, the constant search for a better or ultimate bullet for these purposes has also intensified, with guys necking down, wildcatting or blowing out the shoulders of every single cartridge they can find. The focus being especially on 6.5mm and 6mm bullets, as these seem to be the … [Read more...] about 6mm SLR, the Ultimate 6?