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6.5mm Grendel is an intermediate, mid-range cartridge that fills the gap between 5.56 and the larger 7.62/.308. It was designed to hunt deer and similarly sized game with an optimal effective range of 300 to 400 yards.

6.5 Grendel vs 6.5 Creedmoor – 2021 Comparison Guide - …

 · The 6.5 Creedmoor shoots heavier bullets faster than the Grendel with significantly less bullet drop at longer ranges. The 6.5 Creedmoor has a flatter trajectory, projectiles of higher Ballistic Coefficients, and better wind resistance at the cost of greater recoil.

90 gr Speer TNT JHP bullet reloaded in the 6.5 Grendel ...

 · 6.5 GRENDEL LOADED WITH 90 GR SPEER TNT BULLETS 14024 As I learn the ways of the 6.5 Grendel it has come time to try out the well known Speer 90 gr TNT JHP FB bullets. First, the rifle is a self assembled AR-15. The barrel is a 20" stainless Odin Works. The BCG is also Odin Works. The upper is an Aero Precision Enhanced. The lower is a Spike's.

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 · 6.5 Grendel Vs MK 262 5.56x45 Vs 7.62x51 Ballistics/Which is the. 6.5 Grendel Forum. 6.5 Grendel Forum I have been interested in finding an upper for my M-4 lookalike in a caliber with more punch at 300 yards than 5.56 provides. …

6.5 Grendel Ballistics - Chart with Velocity, Energy and ...

 · The 6.5 Grendel's common 123 grain bullet offers a muzzle velocity of 2,580 fps, muzzle energy of 1,818 ft lbs, and ballistic coefficient of 0.506. This allows it to keep a supersonic muzzle velocity at 1,000 yards. At that distance, it retains 400 ft lbs of energy. Compare that to a 5.56 Ball M193 round's 55 grain bullet, which delivers a ...

6.5 Grendel Ballistics: The Perfect Compromise?

 · The 6.5 Grendel Option. Students of English literature know the character, but when Alexander Arms introduced the 6.5 Grendel in 2003 the name was an unfamiliar one to many firearm enthusiasts. It comes from the classic poem "Beowulf," penned more than 1,000 years ago by a long-forgotten author.

Ballistics - Hornady Manufacturing, Inc.

 · B 5.56 NATO 62 gr. FMJ (20" Bbl) 81263 3060 2714 2394 2095 1820 1571 1289 1014 789 604 456 340 -1 5 16 0 -7 7-234 -49 SM 5.56 NATO 75 gr. BTHP (20" Bbl) 81264 2910 2676 2453 2242 2041 1851 1410 1192 1002 837 693 570 -2 4 12 0-7 -21 -433 B 5.56 NATO 75 gr. InterLock ® HD SBR™ (20" Bbl)

Primary Focus - Can 6.5 Grendel Get You Where You Want …

 · The 6.8SPC hasn't either, thanks to the cost prohibitive nature of swapping out a decades old relationship with the 5.56×45. Interestingly the 6.5 Grendel is being developed in a Zastava rifle that looks to be adopted eventually by the Serbian military forces. The 6.8SPC is an interesting cartridge to compare beside the 6.5 Grendel:

Grendel is alive and well...and short, with a side folder ...

 · That bullet needs to be pushed to 2600 FPS to equal the ballistics of factory Hornady 6.5 Grendel ammunition. Can you push a 80 that fast from a mag length cartridge In a 5.56 NATO? Given the choice of 6.5 Grendel or 5.56 NATO, I'll take the Grendel. And I have, twice. That said, I'm getting very good accuracy with 88 grain eld-m bullets ...

6.5mm Grendel: The Round the Military Ought to Have ...

 · The 5.56 with a correctly constructed bullet is a very useful round, but the 6.5's big advantage is delivering twice the material and energy to the target and greatly limiting wind drift." Most M14 rifles, coated in Cosmoline and stored …

How Does 6.5 Grendel Ammo Compare to Other …

In the space of intermediate cartridges, the Grendel 6.5 is the perfect round to fill the gap between a larger long-range .308 and the classic 5.56mm AR-15 round. It also competes with the 5.56mm ammo. And, regardless of 6.5mm having more power, it has a tough time overtaking this competitor simply because that ammunition is widely available.

The 6.5 Grendel - Relevant, or Obsolete?

 · The 6.5mm bullet has been a favorite of long range shooters for some time now. Its sectional density and ballistic coefficient lends itself to excel at longer ranges, whether punching paper or on game animals. In the beginning, Alexander Arms owned the trademark for the 6.5 Grendel. Once the trademark was lifted, SAAMI standardized the cartridge.

The Truth About 6.5mm Ammo - The Truth About Guns

 · Easy. The modern 6.5mm rifle varies little ballistically when compared to the old x55. It was essentially duplicated because it works now as it did then. Standard loadings for the 6.5×47 clock a 140gr bullet at about 2600-2700fps. Standard loadings for the 6.5 Creedmoor offer a 140gr bullet at about 2700fps.

6.5mm Grendel - CHUCKHAWKS.COM

 · Cartridge overall length is 2.255" and bullet diameter is .264" (6.5mm). MAP is about 42,000 psi. (The permissible MAP for the AR15/M16 action is only 45,000 psi, according to Alexander, so do not attempt to develop high-pressure …

ShootersCalculator.com | 6.5 Grendel VS 270AR

This calculator will produce a ballistic trajectory chart that shows the bullet drop, bullet energy, windage, and velocity. It will a produce a line graph showing the bullet drop and flight path of the bullet. By adding trajectories to the panel on the right you may produce charts and graphs that show the different trajectories side by side.

Can someone help me with bullet drop? [Archive] - 6.5 ...

If we take the canonical 10" diameter (or dinner plate-size) as the size of the vital zone, the bullet needs to stay within 5" of the line of sight between the muzzle and the maximum point blank range. This means that somewhere a tad past the middle of the maximum point blank range the bullet is 5" above the line of sight.

6.5 Grendel vs 5.56 - What's a Better Rifle Round?

 · The 5.56 NATO has a case that is almost a quarter of an inch longer. The bullet in the 6.5 Grendel, however, is wider, measuring about .04 inches wider. These differences sound small, but they make a big difference in how the cartridges perform. A major difference, and one the impacts how the cartridge can be used, is bullet weight.

6.5 Grendel vs 5.56 Nato (2022 UPDATED) Real World …

Ballistically speaking, except for bullet drop, the 6.5 Grendel is more superior to the 5.56 when it comes to longer-range shooting. The 6.5 has a lower sectional density and has more power, has more excellent penetration capabilities on the game than the 5.6.

6.5 Grendel vs .223 Ballistics - AR15.COM

 · 6.5 Grendel brass is close to $1.00 a piece. Once fired Lake City is available for .07 cents a piece. Huge cost savings staying with 5.56mm and using premium bullets. 5.56mm is reliable and easily found on store shelves.

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 · In our trajectory graph, we show how much the bullet drops in inches from the zero point. In the data set if you filter on a specific caliber such as the 223/ 5.56 Trajectory chart. The average drop at the 100 yards is 1.3 Inches up, but then at 200 yards, the bullet drop is at 0 (200 yards is the zero point or the range the rifle is sited for).

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6.5 Grendel Vs MK 262 5.56x45 Vs 7.62x51 Ballistics/Which is the. 6.5 Grendel Forum. 6.5 Grendel Forum I have been interested in finding an upper for my M-4 lookalike in a caliber with more punch at 300 yards than 5.56 provides. The 6.5 …

6.5 Grendel vs. 30-06 - AR15.COM

 · That said, in my area Creedmore is far more popular. The local gun shop had 1 type of 6.5 Grendel ammo and 6 types of Creedmore as of 2 months ago. Last week they were up to 2 types of Grendel ammo. Either way for a …

5.56mm vs 6.8mm: Can a better bullet keep a bad guy …

 · 5.56mm vs 6.8mm: Can a better bullet keep a bad guy down? ... giving you more velocity and less bullet drop over range. ... SEAL Sniper Explains Why the 6.5mm Grendel Round Is a 5.56mm Ammo Killer.

6.5 Grendel vs 223 in trajectory/ballistics ...

 · #2897858 - 12/17/15 12:42 PM 6.5 Grendel vs 223 in trajectory/ballistics. Jacob_Hanan Die Hard Member ... 8.7" low at 300yrds. They also suggest that a 16" barrel will drop down to 2350fps, so that would put a little more height on the 100yrd point, and a little more drop on the 300yrd mark. I haven't played with light bullets in the Grendel ...

6.5 Grendel vs 5.56/223: Review & Comparison - Big Game ...

 · So, the 6.5 Grendel starts off with significantly more energy at the muzzle (22-73% more depending on the exact load) and this advantage in retained energy grows as the range increases (30-139% more at 500 yards). On the other hand, the .223 and 5.56 loads have a flatter trajectory (less bullet drop) at all ranges.

The 6.5 Grendel AR-15 Build Guide - AR-15 Lower Receivers

 · A: Yes. A 5.56/.223 firing pin from an AR-15 or M16 can be used in your 6.5 Grendel when using a proper bolt. The 6.5 Grendel bolt should measure 2.810" in length. Some bolts have been found to measure 2.800", resulting in …

6.5 Grendel Deer Hunting Surprise — Ron Spomer Outdoors

 · The 6.5mm (264-caliber) revolution is well underway, so let's meet the baby of the bunch, the 6.5 Grendel. Last summer I had a chance to work with a prototype Howa 6.5 Grendel Mini Action rifle designed specifically to optimize this diminutive 6.5mm cartridge in a bolt-action.