What caliber is a 6 mm rifle?

What caliber is a 6 mm rifle?

What caliber is a 6 mm rifle?

.24 in (6.2 mm)

Name Bullet Base
6mm ARC 6.18 (.243) 11.2 (.441)
6mm Remington (.244 Remington) 6.18 (.243) 11.96 (.471)
.240 Weatherby Magnum 6.18 (.243) 11.50 (.453)
6mm Creedmoor 6.182 (.2434) 11.946 (.4703)

What is a 6mm rifle good for?

24/6mm bullet. Known for a combination of high velocity, long range, flat trajectory, and accuracy, it is suitable as a dual use hunting cartridge for both medium-sized big game and varmints. When used in the less common earlier slow twist barrels, it offers exceptional range for varmint applications.

What caliber is a 6mm Remington?

6mm Remington
Parent cartridge 7x57mm Mauser
Case type Rimless, bottleneck
Bullet diameter .2435 in (6.18 mm)
Neck diameter .276 in (7.0 mm)

Is a 6mm rifle good for deer hunting?

From a practical standpoint, the 6mm or . 243-caliber family of rifle cartridges is considered the bare minimum necessary to effectively kill whitetail deer. Fast, efficient and powerful, the various 6mm cartridges have been very popular among deer hunters for more than 50 years.

What’s the difference between a 6 mm in a 243?

243 rounds have a lot more velocity than all the other rounds, not just the 6mm Creedmoor rounds. For muzzle velocities, the . 243 rounds have an average of 3,322 fps, two light weight bullets included, while the 6mm Creedmoor rounds have an average muzzle velocity of 3,073 fps.

Can you deer hunt with a 6mm?

Is the 6mm good for hunting deer?

Can you shoot .244 in a 6mm?

244 Rem rifle can shoot [6mm Rem] ammunition in complete safety (or vice-versa). Remington . 244 rifles made from 1958 on can stabilize all 6mm bullets, while those made in 1955 through 1957 are limited to loads using spitzer bullets not heavier than 90 grains for best accuracy.”

How far can a 6mm Remington shoot?

The 6mm Rem AI set up with a 10-twist barrel to shoot the 87gr V-Max is about the ultimate long-range varmint caliber one could ever want. With a BC of about . 400, the 87gr V-Max is a great performer out past 600 yards where it will surpass the 65gr and 75gr V-Max. It cannot be launched as fast as a 75-grainer.

What can you hunt with a 6mm?

Basically, hunters can take any game with the 6mm Creedmoor that they could with the . 243 Winchester like deer, pronghorn, and even elk in some cases.