1 Reply Last reply . As its name suggests, the 6mm Creedmoor sprang from the 6.5 Creedmoor and the devious mind of my friend John Snow, gun columnist at Outdoor Life magazine. So, the 22-250 would have slightly better life than 243, but close enough to not be a deciding factor at all, the 6.5 Creedmoor will have MUCH better life than these 2. It can certainly put shooters on notice that some chamberings (such as the 6-284) are likely to be a barrel burners. 6.5mm Creedmoor Barrel Life. Period. Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:14 am . NRA LIFE MEMBER / RMEF / Montana Wild Sheep Foundation Boone & Crockett Club / Montana Bow Hunters Association . VIEW PRODUCT Horizon Loaded 22 Creed Ammo 20-Count loaded ammunition available in 75-gr and 88-gr bullets. So what can we do to prolong the accurate life of our barrels? We determine barrel life from our proprietary and accurate formula, but your load and barrel quality affect barrel life. 22 Creedmoor Barrel Life. Shop for Best Price 22 Ruger Precision Rifle Arms List And 65 Creedmoor Ruger Precision Rifle Barrel Life . Joined: Thu Sep 30, 2004 10:20 am Posts: 2654 Location: Anchorage AK It’s a Remington 700 SA with a Schneider p5 1-7 twist barrel. Necking down 6.5 Creedmoor or 6 Creedmoor brass is a no-brainer. I am going to start this by setting the context. Thanks in advance! Left as a full length blank, these barrels will be cut to your preferred finish length, threaded 5/8x24 TPI, and can be cerakoted in the color of your preference or left stainless. What is the difference between the 22 Creedmoor and the 22 Cheetah? I got 22 Creedmoor brass and 6mm Creedmoor brass I necked down to 22. If you are looking for Ruger Precision 22 Lr 18 Rimfire Rifle And Ruger Precision I did go with a SS barrel over a proof cf because I do anticipate lower life expectancy. My average shot on coyotes is between 200 and 300 yards and about the same on crows. In reality, short barrel life could easily double your cost per shot. It has a 26” 1-7 Schneider barrel chambered in 223 match. The 22-250 AI seemed like a no brainer. The biggest factor for barrel life is heat. Furthermore, .22 Creedmoor brass is available, and Hornady will be releasing brass very soon. Didn't build it for any specific purpose. It is important to find the best barrel for your rifle to ensure that you are getting the most out of your 6.5 Creedmoor barrel. McWhorter Custom Rifles now making the Hot new 22 Creedmoor! Using standard factory loads this caliber does not "take out" barrels as fast as a .243 will. Understanding Barrel Erosion. 22 Creedmoor found in: RCBS MatchMaster Neck Size Bushing Die Set .22 Creedmoor, Hornady Custom Grade New Dimension Series III Full Length Sizer Die .22 Creedmoor .224", RCBS MatchMaster Seater Die .22 Creedmoor, Lyman Custom.. or 80.5 bullets with it. FWIW we got about 2,000 rounds on our last 6 Creed barrel, at 1800 rounds it was still shooting 1/3 MOA 5-shot groups at 300 yards. Chambered in 22 Creedmoor and ready to be screwed onto a Bighorn Arms TL3 action, these Bartlein cut-rifled prefit barrels are available in M24/M40, Heavy Palma, or Bull Sporter barrel contours. Since the .22 Creedmoor is not a typical magnum cartridge, we thought it would be helpful to explain why we chose to use large rifle magnum primers instead of standard large rifle primers. SKU: AM22 Category: Brass Tags: 22 Creedmoor, 22 Creedmoor LRP, Large Rifle Primer, LRP. Finding the best 6.5 Creedmoor Barrel doesn't have to be a challenge. So how hot you run any barrel will be what shortens its life. I be shooting 80 gr. This varies depending on your rifle, barrel, load, velocity and bullet. And now, the .22 Creedmoor, which is a .22 caliber projectile stuffed in a 6.5 Creedmoor case. The 6.5 Creedmoor has been a boon for the wildcatting community. I happened across it at a local gun show. Information. *Actually there IS a potential downside — reduced barrel life. The load is fairly mild and is by no means a “hot” load. I couldn’t pass it up. It seems to me the AICS magwell could be better filled with the bigger case. The round began winning a high-speed shooting game known as Precision Rifle Series competition. It had … 'ceptin maybe a much shorter list of available bullets... not knocking it, just academically I'm not seeing what it has over a 243.. The 22 Creedmoor is growing in popularity, and we want to help set the record straight on what it can – and can’t – do. I'm using Redding Type S dies for a 6 Creedmoor. Peterson Brass Large primer 22 Creedmoor head-stamped brass from Peterson Cartridge. I have a new 6Creedmoor that I need to get working on load development as soon as the weather breaks. what does the 22 Creedmoor with a fast twist offer that a 243 doesn't? $749.99 - $874.99. Quick view . The large majority of rounds fired through this rifle were the Sin City Precision team load. Mike cautions that predicting barrel life involves so many different factors (including how hot the barrel is run), that the task is a bit like predicting tread life on car tires. The 6.5 Creedmoor has a barrel life of 2,180 shots, which is better than 58% of other rifle cartridges. This round is a workhorse and shooters can t ake advantage of the fast speed and low wind-drift. If you want just 1 rifle the 243 has the ability to be a MPBR/old school varmiter right slong with the 22/250, but a much better Deer?antelope rifle. Reloading is straight forward, just resize the brass in a full-length sizer die and proceed to load. You can run 75s 3500+ pretty easily in the 22 creedmoor, I don’t know what could be gained by going lighter. The barrel life of a 6.5 is a little better than a 6 but neither are anything like a .308. One of my gunsmiths has done several 22 TTHs and he has done a couple that are on their third barrel. And what could you expect barrel life to be? 22-250; 6 PPC; 6XC; 243 Win; 6.5x47; 6.5-284; 7mm.308 Win; Rimfire; Smiths; Optics; Stocks; Actions; Barrels; Bullets; Varmint; Vendors; Polls; Books; Calendar; HELP; Contact; Sponsors; Advertise ; Startling Facts About Barrel Life Barrels Lose Accuracy After a Few Seconds of Bullet-in-Barrel Time. As I looked at it I saw great potential for a fast twist 22-250. I’ve seen a few things on the 22 creedmoor. Review Subject Required ... 22 Creedmoor Shouldered Pre-Fit Barrel . If I love the round I may go with a cf in the future I have a 22-250ai with a 1:8 rock and it won’t spin them 90’s too great but the 75 Amax is fantastic I just picked up a 22-250 with a 1:7 bartlein 3b and it shoots the 80.5 vld’s less than .5” Alpha Munitions 22 Creedmoor LRP (Large Rifle Primer) Rating Required Name Email Required. Add to cart. I am just kind of getting in to "long" range. Back in 2009 John asked the engineers at Hornady if they’d neck their 6.5 Creedmoor down to make his 6mm version, and they did. Now let me back up a minute. But it can be if you're sifting through many different options and have no idea which one is best for your personal needs and preferences. 22-250 Rem: 24” barrel and 1/9 twist 6mm Creedmoor: 26” barrel and 1/8 twist. The velocity even of 120 gr ELD at 2910 fps is 330 fps slower than an 87 gr V-Max at 3240 fps. Top . 22 Creedmoor release. The heavies might be even worse depending on how hard you pushed them. The table in this article puts these figures in a more presentable order. Alpha Munitions 6.5mm Creedmoor SRP (Small Rifle Primer) $99.00. 22 Creedmoor $ 110.00 – $ 550.00. Quantity: Clear: 22 Creedmoor quantity. Thebear_78 Post subject: Re: 22 Creedmoor. Now that said, to directly answer your question, all things equal I would venture to say the Creed will get double the life of a PRC. VIEW PRODUCT Reloading Dies Reload your own 22 Creedmoor ammo using this set of dies from Whidden Gunworks made for Horizon Firearms. From what I gather the hot trend is a large case, lots of slow powder=more velocity with less pressure and longer barrel life than hot rodding smaller capacity cases. Bangs OH. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 13 of 13 Posts ... Barrel life 6.5 CM I wouldn't sweat the barrel life on a Predator model in this caliber. We expect that a 22 Creedmoor running hot varmint loads would experience shorter useful barrel life compared to a 6.5 Creedmoor. When people talk about a barrel being “shot out” they typically are referring to the wear that occurs just forward of the chamber in the first 4 inches of the rifling known as the throat. There are many factors that determine the number of shots a barrel can take before the lands and rifling become worn to a point where the accuracy suffers. I have no experience with either. $1.39 Per Cartridge on Average. From what info I was able to find on the net, it was designed a few years ago by the GAP ( Georgia Precision) folks specifically to shoot long heavy .22 cal bullets at decent hunting velocity while providing a good barrel life and flawless feeding from detachable mags. AeroE 1:7 is the new 1:9, heck some are even dipping into the 1:6.5's for these. with bullets like the 90 and 95gr smk's/Vld's twist is your friend. Toast a barrel in a thousand rounds! The 22 CM looks interesting for varmits and little to no recoil. Still, the spreadsheet is very helpful. This caliber has a very wide accuracy node and this one settled in at 3458 fps with 80 Grain Berger VLD’s. I need to get some better glass if I am going to reach out farther consistently. The 22 Creedmoor is a wildcat caliber you get by necking down a 6.5mm Creedmoor to .22 cal. You’d likely have the bullet come apart in the air as most 22 creedmoor are twisted 1-8 or faster. In this infographic, we make a direct comparison of the 22 Creedmoor vs. the 220 Swift. Reply Quote 0. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Quick view. Just finished testing first customer’s rifle and very impressed to say the least! This is based on what we’ve observed with .22-250 and .22-250 Ackley barrels compared to our 6.5 CM barrels. Similar Posts: Just wanted to see what all the "talk" was about. Jun 28, 2019 #2 Since you’re even considering a 6mm with two more inches of barrel weight and a bit more recoil, I’d go with the Creedmore, as it will still smoke a .22 shooting the heavier bullets. Predator 6.5 Creedmoor Barrel Life? Based off the 6.5 Creedmoor case and that new family of centerfire cartridges, the 22 Creedmoor, while still in the development stage in terms of factory offerings, is turning some heads. Hornady’s taking a long range shot at outgunning the .22 Swift. The barrel is a 26” Rock Creek 1-8” twist MTU contour 5R, chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. We have both a 6 and 6.5 Creedmoor in custom actions in chassis setups. A closer comparison of the 6.5 Creedmoor and the 6.5 PRC is illuminating. My personal experience with the 6.5 Creedmoor using a 140-­grain bullet and 41 grains of powder sees barrel life hovering around 3,000 rounds. Barrel life is the main reason for me, not that good in the Creedmoor and pretty lousy in the 22x6mm from what I have heard but this is with the 75-85 grain bullets so don't know what the heavier bullets will do. Looking at the 22-250 or 6mm Creedmoor. We chose the magnum primers to reflect the typical powders used when handloading the .22 Creedmoor. 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