6.5 Creedmore Info

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6.5 Creedmore Info

Postby JBird » Fri May 01, 2015 11:04 am

I've been looking into getting a short action light weight gun for awhile mostly for the future wife and I've kind of been leaning towards a 7MM-08 when I ran across the option of buying 6.5 Creedmore instead. I don't know that there is much difference in the two calibers, so I was wondering if anyone on here had experience with the 6.5. It'll mostly be a deer gun but the occasional elk hunt wouldn't be out of the question.

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Re: 6.5 Creedmore Info

Postby JDavid » Sun May 03, 2015 12:25 pm

I have a creedmore. Absolutely love it. It is a ruger m77 mark II target. So its a heavy sucker. I have taken it deer hunting before, but not elk ( I would though and not be worried about it)
If you are looking for a dedicated hunting rifle either or would be fine if you also want a target rifle I would go with the 6.5 creedmore. Factory loads from hornady shoot great. If you hand reload let me know and I'll get you started in the right direction.
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