Here Are Some Of The Best 6.5 Creedmoor Rifles Out On The Market
When it comes to the 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge, there are both lovers’ and haters’, there doesn’t seem to be any middle ground, not from what I can see, but what do I know, I’m just an old soldier.
Some folks ask…What is 6.5 Creedmoor best for? Introduced by Hornady in 2007, the 6.5 Creedmoor is among the best-selling 6.5mm cartridges for both hunting and target shooting. It’s versatile, efficient, cost-effective, and low recoiling. It’s a favorite deer and elk cartridge among some folks and it’s taken enough big game to disprove initial doubters.
Other folks ask…How powerful is a 6.5 Creedmoor? The 6.5 Creedmoor can do it in 1.543, and it hits that 1,000-yard target with 4 percent more energy. Another major factor in precision shooting is recoil. No matter how tough you think you are, you’ll shoot better at distance with a lighter-kicking gun, the Creedmoor produces 42 percent less recoil.
The 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge has a solid reputation in the long-range shooting community. The cartridge has gained notoriety for its ability to clip a coin at 1,000 yards without the shooter enduring extreme levels of punishment. However, the cartridge is really only one half of the story; the other is the marvelous array of precision rifles to deliver the long-range round where it needs to be.
There seems to be a slight disagreement on the delivery platform, is a bolt-action, or a semi-auto a better rifle for this particular round, well, that seems to be a subject for another time.
These are some of the best 6.5 Creedmoor rifles out there on the market right now:
1. SAVAGE ARMS IMPULSE BIG GAME
2. SPRINGFIELD ARMORY WAYPOINT
3. CHRISTENSEN ARMS RIDGELINE
4. WINCHESTER XPR HUNTER
5. HOWA HCR
6. SPRINGFIELD ARMORY – M1A
7. SAVAGE AXIS II XP
8. TIKKA T3X TACTICAL COMPACT RIFLE
9. BROWNING X-BOLT HELLS CANYON
10. RUGER AMERICAN PREDATOR
No matter what platform you decide to go with, one thing is for sure, whether you’re target shooting, or hunting, the 6.5 Creedmoor won’t let you down.
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