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Forum: 6.5 Grendel Ammunition & Reloading

Discuss 6.5 Grendel handloading data as well as official SAAMI 6.5 Grendel factory ammunition. Any new threads about specific bullets or powders should have that name in the title, otherwise add to existing threads dedicated to specific bullets or powders.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 6.5 Grendel Preferred Loads

    I think the 6.5 Grendel is a fantastic cartridge, mild but yet effective over a wide range of conditions, and of course the fact it fits into the AR...

    Started by stokesrj, 09-15-2012 11:33 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: What presses and dies are you using and general equipment recommendations.

    Doing some reading here, researching and learning, as I put together my first Grendel. Just wondering what presses and dies everybody is using. I...

    Started by 1075 tech, 11-28-2015 01:14 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Updated Selection of Projectiles for the Grendel

    Here is an updated list of projectiles ranging from 85gr-130gr. Since a few hunters have seen great results with 140gr bullets, and the 160gr are...

    Started by LRRPF52, 02-29-2012 01:10 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Grendel bullet PDF

    By Name: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/34132774/Grendel%20Bullet%20List%20Alpha%20April2013.pdf By weight:...

    Started by bwaites, 05-16-2012 11:30 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: BFT's Lengthy List of Loads

    Whenever I run across a 6.5 Grendel load — here or on other forums — that seems reasonable and from a responsible reloader who carefully inspects...

    Started by BluntForceTrauma, 02-25-2016 05:42 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Factory Reloading Resources

    Alexander Arms http://www.alexanderarms.com/images/pdfs/grendel_reloading.pdf Hodgdon http://data.hodgdon.com/cartridge_load.asp Ramshot...

    Started by bwaites, 03-17-2011 05:12 AM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: www.Grendeldata.com

    I keep getting PM's asking where the post about Grendel Data went. It is a commercial venture, so it is in slot in the Partners forum, but it also is...

    Started by bwaites, 03-31-2015 05:10 PM
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Official SAAMI and CIP 6.5 Grendel Drawings

    Official SAAMI and CIP 6.5 Grendel cartridge and chamber specifications.

    Started by BluntForceTrauma, 02-19-2014 04:02 PM
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  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Reloading data from the old site

    Here is the reloading data from the old 6.5 Grendel forum. USE WITH CAUTION AND ON YOUR DISCRETION. I CAN NOT VOUCH FOR THE ACCURACY OF THE POSTED...

    Started by infidel470, 03-09-2011 06:36 AM
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  1. Cavity Back 118gr gel results

    Hello Horde, sorry of the long delay. I finally got to the range to shoot the Cavity Back bullets into gels - that I loaded up in October. The 118...

    Started by rickOshay, 12-04-2016 01:27 AM
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  2. Neck Size Process Question

    When brass sizing do you guys think it is better to use a neck bushing and expander at the same time or expander then bushing separate?

    Started by dega37, 12-04-2016 04:40 PM
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  3. Spreadsheet of maximum loads for 6.5 Grendel from reliable sources

    I've compiled an Excel spreadsheet of maximum loads for bullet weights of 95g. thru 130g.. I pulled these from Lyman 50, Nosler 8, Hornady 10, and...

    Started by jeffreybehr, Today 01:41 AM
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  4. Local food supply

    Been thinking about building a 6.5G pretty seriously. Over the past few weeks I have made my rounds at all my sporting goods stores (two Sheels, one...

    Started by 85_Ranger4x4, Yesterday 04:26 PM
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  5. New Hodgdon Powder CFE BLK?

    Cfe blk. Supposed to be made for 300 blk burns a bit faster then cfe223 Wonder if anyone is going to try this in the grendel. Or is cfe223 already...

    Started by HillclimberCR500, 11-26-2016 03:02 AM
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  6. New Hornady 6.5mm ELD Line 2017

    I notice Hornady has a 6.5mm 100gr ELD for 2017. Wondering if same or different from A-Max?

    Started by BluntForceTrauma, Yesterday 01:42 AM
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  7. 118gr Cavity Back Bullets Range Results

    Finally had a chance to begin to put the 118gr Cavity Back Bullets through their paces at longer ranges. Overall, I was pretty impressed with them...

    Started by PredatorDown, 11-17-2016 04:31 AM
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  8. Which Powder to Start With?

    In the past I have always bought 2 or 3 different powders and ladder tested before settling in on one powder. However, this time around ......

    Started by kymountainman, 12-02-2016 06:12 AM
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  9. Small Primer Pocket vs. Large Primer Pocket Brass

    So, I've been reading all over the net for the past several days and it seems that there is a consensus that PPU / Large Primer Pocket brass is only...

    Started by kymountainman, 12-04-2016 12:10 AM
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  10. 130 jlk ?

    Anyone using JLK 130s out there? I planned on going 123 Scenar but I like the numbers on the JLKs. Swampy seems to have the supply issues worked out...

    Started by EvoTac, 12-04-2016 12:20 AM
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  11. 123 gr Sierra Match King using Benchmark and TAC

    Another Grendel video from Johnny's Reloading Bench:

    Started by pinetreebbs, 12-01-2016 07:58 PM
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  12. New Products from Federal

    Keep your eyes open for a new load from Federal. They already have the American Eagle brand out with OTM loads. Think about what they are known...

    Started by LRRPF52, 11-28-2016 04:24 PM
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  13. LeHigh Defense and Cavity Back Bullets ordered.

    Just ordered 100 95 gr lehigh defense and 50 each of the 105 and 118 Cavity Back Bullets. Once they arrive and I manage to do some load dev on them...

    Started by diddlyv, 11-25-2016 11:16 PM
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    12-03-2016 01:56 AM Go to last post
  14. 6.5 Howa Mini & 140 gr Match

    I have a surplus of 140 gr. Hornady Match and wondered if it would work in a Howa Mini Bolt. Have any of you tried it yet?

    Started by kymountainman, 11-30-2016 04:34 AM
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  15. What's Your Favorite Load Development Methodology?

    I am just getting into 6.5 Grendel reloading and I plan on sticking with 123SST's since I want to have the ability to hunt with it without the hassle...

    Started by Chrazy-Chris, 11-21-2016 03:06 PM
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  16. New to reloading the Grendel and want some options.

    I am new to the forum and needing some options. I have some reloading questions. I have just recently started reloading the 6.5 and the 260...

    Started by david7992, 11-30-2016 02:24 AM
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  17. RCBS AR Series 2-Die Set 264 LBC-AR - Any Experience? Is this what I want?

    http://www.brownells.com/reloading/reloading-dies/rifle-dies/ar-series-2-die-set-264-lbc-ar-sku100200225-55395-113364.aspx Hello, I have been...

    Started by Chrazy-Chris, 11-01-2016 04:21 PM
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  18. 500 rounds Wolf Military Classic 6.5 Grendel 100 Grain FMJ Steel for $149.75 shipped

    Free shipping. 500 rounds for $149.75. Posting for those interested. ...

    Started by ahillock, 03-05-2016 06:18 AM
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  19. 6.5 Grendel Ammo on Sale

    https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/ammo_search.php/caliber/10000781/v/1/page/1/sort/5a

    Started by davidj, 11-02-2016 05:45 PM
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  20. 130 ELD-M In Stock at Midway

    Will this be a contender against the 130 Berger Hybrid? I ordered 300 to find out! Going with CFE & similar loads i run for the 130 Hybrid. Any input...

    Started by brut28481, 11-16-2016 01:29 PM
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    11-28-2016 02:30 AM Go to last post

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