What is a 8.6 Creedmoor? First off, it is now officially called the 8.6 BLK or 8.6 Blackout, dubbed such by the very creator Kevin Brittingham. Kevin, owner of Q and inventor of the .300 Blackout cartridge first came up the with idea of a .338 caliber cartridge like the .338 Federal, but better because it has a shorter 6.5 Creedmoor based case, so it could accommodate larger … [Read more...] about 8.6 Creedmoor or 8.6 BLK or 8.6 Blackout?
What is a 6mm GT Launched sometime in January 2019 with official public acknowledgement by George in February 2019. The GT in 6mm GT, stands for George (as in George Gardner from GA Precision) and Tom (as in Tom Jacobs from Vapour Trail Bullets), the two guys who developed the cartridge, out of the need to have a 6mm cartridge that can use the forgiving propellants that the … [Read more...] about 6mm GT or 6GT, the New 6 on the Block.
For the longest time, everyone thought the 6.5 Creedmoor from Hornady was the end all, be all cartridge for long-range target shooting and game hunting with a short-action rifle. But then the 6.5PRC came along. Let's do a 6.5 PRC review. The 6.5 PRC was developed specifically for competitive precision rifle shooters, but it has since earned its way into hunters’ hands as … [Read more...] about 6.5PRC Rifle Cartridge
What is a 6.5 GAP 4S The the same cartridge as the 6.5 SAUM, the GAP stands for GA Precision, who originally made the cartridge famous as owner of GA Precision, George Gardner's use of the caliber during professional competition rifle shooting in 2012. The 6.5 denotes the diameter of the bullet used in the cartridge being referred to as a 6.5mm bullet, but in fact it is … [Read more...] about 6.5 GAP 4S a.k.a. 6.5 SAUM, what is it?
What is a 22 Creedmoor First off, what is a 22? The 22, not-so-obvious to some and obvious to others, stands for the bore diameter of the barrel, more specifically actually a .224" or 5.7mm bullet diameter. The bullet diameter is .224, the same as any other .22 centerfire cartridge like the 223 Rem., 22-250 Rem., 224 Weatherby Magnum, 223 WSSM and 220 Swift. The Creedmoor in … [Read more...] about 22 Creedmoor, What, Why & How?