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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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  1. Reloading cost

    While reviewing cost per round comparisons for factory ammo on GunBot.net and Ammoseek.com, I decided it was overdue to calculate the actual local...

    Started by Nukes, Yesterday 04:08 PM
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  2. Reloading for AR15

    I've never loaded for an AR15 before, but have done so with bolt guns for a few years now. Is there a way to measure the lands or do we even need...

    Started by johnjohn, 11-26-2014 05:02 PM
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    11-27-2014 01:23 AM Go to last post
  3. Working up my first loads

    So I am finally getting around to loading for the Grendel. I know this type of information has been beaten to death, and I'm sure not very many of...

    Started by bigbear_98, 11-05-2014 03:55 AM
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  4. Factory loads/Shilen barrel

    I just started building a new Grendel. My old one used a LW barrel. I put my upper together yesterday and wanted to see if I needed to adjust my...

    Started by Fredman, 11-23-2014 02:31 PM
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    11-24-2014 04:10 PM Go to last post
  5. Need some advice.

    Did a second batch of testing today and while I didn't notice anything wrong with my primers, I did have ejector swipes in all the weight...

    Started by EPeterson, 11-23-2014 01:34 AM
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  6. Load development, velocities a little disappointing so far

    I recently bought an upper assembly in 6.5 Grendel from JP Enterprises. I am really happy with the accuracy I am seeing so far (11 3 shot groups, 9...

    Started by Tearlach61, 11-15-2014 08:57 PM
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  7. Light Primer Strikes Problem

    Over the weekend I had trouble with light primer strikes. Was shooting several different types of ammo and the results were thus: - Hornady A-Max...

    Started by keystone183, 11-17-2014 01:40 PM
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  8. Help finding article on Primer pressure comparison

    There is an article, I thought by chuck hawk, showing the difference in primer pressures. It was very detailed and had a chart showing which primers...

    Started by bigbear_98, 11-09-2014 01:28 PM
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    11-20-2014 02:45 AM Go to last post
  9. almost out of 123 sst's thinkink of trying nosler 120 BT

    Im almost out of 123 sst's. looks like midway has some, but thinking about buying some Nosler 120's. however couldnt find any on natchezss or...

    Started by hydrotech, 11-19-2014 05:55 PM
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  10. Observed ballistic coefficient of 123 AMAX

    Ive been pushing my grendel past 800 yards for a while. I use the shooter app on iphone and Android. I have always had problems getting past 600...

    Started by calshipbuilder, 05-11-2013 05:55 AM
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  11. Lehigh Defense LLC bullets

    I added a little bit of info to the dedicated Grendel bullet thread about Lehigh Defense but felt I needed to start a thread about this company...

    Started by olde sarge, 10-07-2014 10:40 PM
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  12. Trimmer

    FYI, a while back I emailed the folks at Trim-It and suggested that they add the grendel to their Additional Caliber Dies for their Trim-It. I...

    Started by wheelguner, 11-04-2014 03:08 AM
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  13. Pressure Signs on Brass?

    Greetings, fellow Grendelers (Grendeliers?)... This is my first post to the forum, and I hope to pick some your more experienced brains in regards...

    Started by therbert, 11-03-2014 07:32 PM
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  14. 140 grain hornady?

    does any load data for the hornady 140 gr AMAX 6.5G exist? that is about all the bullets i've been able to purchase here.

    Started by soddyjohn, 11-05-2014 07:07 PM
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  15. THIS Is the Dedicated 65G Bullet I Want, Part 2

    The original thread is now 30 pages of GOOD discussion but is now long enough. Let's continue it here. As a teaser, here's a little photo of a...

    Started by BluntForceTrauma, 10-16-2014 01:13 AM
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  16. Reloading In The House!

    I am actually reloading in the house now. I never thought I would make it out of the hot/cold garage. I'm not talking about the back room no one ever...

    Started by dmsims21, 11-12-2014 04:31 AM
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  17. Anyone thoughts on a pressure strain gauge?

    Howdy boys and girls. Was cruising the forums looking for inspiration on the next mad science project and got to thinking. I know we all use best...

    Started by DRandi, 11-13-2014 02:00 AM
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  18. 130 gr. Sierra GMK suggestions

    I was going to work some of these up, but cannot find any starting data. I was looking at using data for BLC-2 for 129 gr, as I had good results...

    Started by kc215, 11-10-2014 03:31 PM
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  19. P & P Combo

    I am looking for some advice in regards to primer and powder combinations. I have been using H4895 and CCIBR4 combination along with the 100gr Nosler...

    Started by Twitch24, 11-08-2014 02:18 PM
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  20. reamed liberty barrel groups.

    Hey guys, I have a 18" liberty barrel that was shooting huge 3-4" groups, but now its shooting much tighter groups. I had the chamber re-reamed. I...

    Started by hydrotech, 11-04-2014 03:40 PM
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