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Old 09-12-2019, 01:50 PM
Chuggs Chuggs is offline
 
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Default 6x45 or 6x223

Good Day,

I have a Stevens 200 in .223 I would like to convert to 6x45 for my wife to use.

I have read some older threads and there seems to be a bit of a community here. I am in central Alberta and was wondering were would be a good place to start. To either buy a barrel or have one built.

I have also posted to the Buy and Sell forum

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Chuggs
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Old 09-12-2019, 09:57 PM
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Trades I would interested in:

-.22 Hornet or K Hornet
- light weight walking rifle in .204
- Anything in 6.5mm.
- Sightron rifle scopes, 4.5x14x42mm or 4x16x42mm especially! with the HHR reticule.

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Old 09-13-2019, 08:59 AM
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Iíve had two 6x45ís, one I bought one I built. Both on the little Sako A1 action.
Both shot very well, with bullets from 55gr - 85gr but the 100ís were getting too long in that little actions magazine. For hunting I had loaded some 85gr partitions which worked well in the mag, but never had the chance to try it on game. A friend of mine actually ended up with both. Great cartridge and platform.
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Old 09-13-2019, 09:02 AM
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http://www.shilen.com/chambers.html
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Old 09-13-2019, 09:03 AM
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Default proper twists for various bullets

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Old 09-13-2019, 09:33 AM
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Default I had one

Loved it.

85 Grain Partitions were fine for deer.

You have to reload in order to feed it.

Life is more simple with a 243.
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Old 09-13-2019, 10:40 PM
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Iíve had two 6x45ís, one I bought one I built. Both on the little Sako A1 action.
Both shot very well, with bullets from 55gr - 85gr but the 100ís were getting too long in that little actions magazine. For hunting I had loaded some 85gr partitions which worked well in the mag, but never had the chance to try it on game. A friend of mine actually ended up with both. Great cartridge and platform.
Nothing but Junk LOL

I actually have 3 6x45 The 2 Sako A1 and a Cooper and have one in a Rem 600 6x47 (6mm.222RemMag). I've also owned another 6x47 also rechambered and rebored by Ron Smith on a Rem 700 action. At one time the 6x47 was a premier bench rest cartridge.
The 2 on the Sako A1 really shoot well with 58gr Hornady . The one DG built also does very well with 80gr Winchester.

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Old 09-14-2019, 07:49 AM
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[QUOTE=357Maximum;4026656]Nothing but Junk LOL

I actually have 3 6x45 The 2 Sako A1 and a Cooper and have one in a Rem 600 6x47 (6mm.222RemMag). I've also owned another 6x47 also rechambered and rebored by Ron Smith on a Rem 700 action. At one time the 6x47 was a premier bench rest cartridge.
The 2 on the Sako A1 really shoot well with 58gr Hornady . The one DG built also does very well with 80gr Winchester.

PM me for more info[/QUO

is the 600 a factory barrel?
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Old 09-14-2019, 05:58 PM
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I am going to build one very soon thatís lightweight and short for the kids and wife to carry.

Tikka ss action
20Ē 1:8 carbon barrel
Wildcat stock
Factory bottom plastic mag
Leupold backcountry rings
Leupold vx5 HD 3-18x44
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Old 09-27-2019, 05:05 PM
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Nothing but Junk LOL

I actually have 3 6x45 The 2 Sako A1 and a Cooper and have one in a Rem 600 6x47 (6mm.222RemMag). I've also owned another 6x47 also rechambered and rebored by Ron Smith on a Rem 700 action. At one time the 6x47 was a premier bench rest cartridge.
The 2 on the Sako A1 really shoot well with 58gr Hornady . The one DG built also does very well with 80gr Winchester.

PM me for more info[/QUO

is the 600 a factory barrel?
No both of the 6x47 where custom barrels, both were rebored and rechambered by RKS from the original chambering of .222 Remington.
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