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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 10:33 PM
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  2. 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 12:10 AM
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  3. 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 12:14 PM
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  4. 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 04:42 AM
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  5. 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 04:12 AM
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  6. 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 04:10 PM
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  7. 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 10:30 PM
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    04-05-2015 02:26 AM Go to last post
  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 03:02 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 05:36 AM
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    01-02-2014 03:57 PM Go to last post
  1. 143 grain Hornady ELD-X load suggestions

    I went to my gun supply store to get some bullets and powder and I picked up a few pounds of CFE223. When I was picking up bullets I saw the 143...

    Started by Glock357, Yesterday 11:05 PM
    143 gr, cfe223, eld-x
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  2. using tarnished brass,,,,,

    so here is a question. has anyone ever taken their favorite accurate load and using only really tarnished brass tested it to see if its stays as...

    Started by dammitman, 07-24-2016 03:56 PM
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    07-26-2016 02:35 AM Go to last post
  3. New to Grendel - Why the QL difference between SAAMI and CIP?

    Greetings all and thanks for the view. I am new to the Grendel but not to reloading, for example have done some OBT stuff to work up a Tikka Lite in...

    Started by DDBTx, 07-19-2016 04:38 AM
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    07-24-2016 05:33 PM Go to last post
  4. Is my Lilja Chamber Throat Long & does it matter?

    I have been working on my 5-shot groups with various loads for a few months, trying to get better, they are somewhat inconsistent. I also ran my...

    Started by brut28481, 07-01-2016 08:18 PM
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  5. help with reloading

    Hello everyone, I have some ppu brass that i'm wanting to reload but just noticed that they need large rifle primers, would the load amount be...

    Started by tazman5150, 07-24-2016 03:17 PM
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    07-24-2016 03:44 PM Go to last post
  6. 123 amax with AR Comp report

    This has pretty much become my go to load for this rifle (Lilja 23 inch). In may I ran several shots of this load through my Chrony with the...

    Started by GarandThumb, 07-17-2016 05:52 AM
    123 amax, ar-comp
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    07-23-2016 10:48 PM Go to last post
  7. Which bullet for long range and hunting?

    I have an 18" BHW build that I'm considering reloading for to increase accuracy and bring down my cost per trigger pull. I would like accuracy out to...

    Started by Slinkz, 07-02-2016 07:32 PM
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    07-22-2016 07:24 PM Go to last post
  8. AA2520 in stock

    Stopped by Brownells today for a few things and they had 2520 in stock.

    Started by tommag, 07-22-2016 03:57 AM
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  9. 5-Shot Groups & Flyers

    I am working groups up with 130 Berger/123 Amax/CFE with longer COAL (see previous Lilja thread) shooting 5 shot groups. Some of my groups will have...

    Started by brut28481, 07-20-2016 07:45 PM
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    07-21-2016 06:10 PM Go to last post
  10. A max 123 gr with IMR8208XBR and Benchmark 2.302 inch COAL

    I am new to the Grendel so I am trying to develop an accurate load for my new Grendel built. I ve had a 6.8 SPC for a few years now so I already...

    Started by Glock357, 07-17-2016 10:59 PM
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  11. 130 Grain Berger bullets loaded with BL-C(2)

    Coming this week I will be load testing To Be Tested: Rifle Specifications - Aero Precision Upper and Lower - Magpul MOE stock - KNS...

    Started by Flyguy11, 07-07-2016 06:03 PM
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  12. First test with XBR and 123 Amax???

    Alright guys, started load testing yesterday. Not sure what to think yet. 24" AA upper 123 AMax XBR Hornady brass CCI 450 Temp-85 deg...

    Started by Shoot1jmk, 07-16-2016 05:13 PM
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  13. Which brass for AR?

    What brass is most reccomended for an AR rig? All ears at this point.

    Started by Winny94, 06-27-2016 01:34 AM
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  14. Factory 123gr SST Velocity Check 18" barrel

    Just got back from a bunch of velocity testing at the range. Hornady 123gr SST, Lilja 318 barrel, 64* F 2451 2449 2473 2456 Avg: 2457

    Started by LRRPF52, 05-17-2016 11:34 PM
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  15. Hornady 123 SST Factory and AA upper

    I finally got to the range to sight in my Grendel for ground hog hunting. Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel 20" Entry upper on a Rocker River Lower with...

    Started by justified, 07-06-2016 09:52 PM
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    07-07-2016 04:12 PM Go to last post
  16. 129 gr AMAX load suggestions??

    I worked up a good 123 load in my 20" Shilen--8208XBR max load has performed really well out of my plinker. I picked up 100 cases of Privi...

    Started by JohnCanMakeIt, 07-01-2016 11:17 PM
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    07-05-2016 05:39 AM Go to last post
  17. Cool SWFA has Hornady 123g AMAX for 18.66 box/20 until 7/11

    Tempted. Very am I. :p Ammoseek doesn't show it any cheaper. Not affiliated, no stock options, no my B-I-L, blah, blah, blah. ...

    Started by lesbaer45, 07-04-2016 09:12 PM
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  18. Lapua Brass $0.89 apiece and free shipping

    Lapua Brass 6.5 Grendel - (Per Piece) Price: $0.89 Bruno Shooter Supplies http://www.brunoshooters.com/product/7732.html

    Started by maverick5582, 07-02-2016 02:46 AM
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  19. Norma 6.5 Grendel Brass on Sale @ Midway

    $77.96 per 100 pieces If anyone is interested I just noticed this. Priced less than Lapua, and about the same as Hornady. I have always...

    Started by Hank Rearden, 03-29-2016 09:38 PM
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  20. One short in a bag of brass...

    This should be interesting. Ordered a hundred pieces of 6.5 Grendel brass from Alexander Arms and got...99. I was pretty careful - pulled straight...

    Started by laxpatrick, 06-30-2016 08:46 PM
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    07-01-2016 07:16 PM Go to last post

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