Product Overview: 6.5 Creedmoor

The 6.5 Creedmoor is a highly versatile and efficient rifle cartridge designed for long-range precision shooting. Originally developed by Hornady in 2007, this cartridge has quickly gained popularity among competitive shooters and hunters due to its exceptional accuracy, reduced recoil, and impressive ballistic performance.


  • Caliber: 6.5mm
  • Bullet Diameter: 0.264 inches (6.7 mm)
  • Case Type: Rimless, bottleneck
  • Case Length: 1.920 inches (48.8 mm)
  • Overall Length: 2.825 inches (71.8 mm)
  • Maximum Pressure: 62,000 psi (430 MPa)
  • Bullet Weights: 95 to 160 grains (6.2 to 10.4 grams)
  • Muzzle Velocity: 2,700 to 3,200 feet per second (820 to 975 m/s)
  • Muzzle Energy: 2,200 to 3,200 foot-pounds (3,000 to 4,300 J)

Key Features

  • Precision: The 6.5 Creedmoor is renowned for its outstanding precision, making it a favorite for long-range shooting and competition.
  • Versatility: Suitable for both competitive shooting and hunting, the cartridge performs well with a variety of bullet weights.
  • Ballistic Performance: Offers a flat trajectory and high ballistic coefficient, ensuring consistent accuracy at extended ranges.
  • Reduced Recoil: Compared to similar cartridges, the 6.5 Creedmoor has lower recoil, allowing for faster follow-up shots and reduced shooter fatigue.
  • Availability: Widely available in a variety of factory loads and compatible with a broad range of rifles.


  • Competitive Shooting: Ideal for precision rifle competitions such as PRS (Precision Rifle Series) and long-range target shooting.
  • Hunting: Effective for medium to large game hunting, including deer, antelope, and even elk under suitable conditions.
  • Recreational Shooting: Perfect for shooting enthusiasts who enjoy precision and long-range shooting.

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