Many other great cartridges came after it — the.243 Winchester Super Short Magnum, the 6mm Remington, the powerful .240 Weatherby Magnum, and the previously discussed .25-06 Remington. Starting at left is the ill-fated .243 WSSM, .243 Win., 6mm Rem. Next Last. Both were termed “Pointed Soft Point Core-Lokt” bullets. Named aptly after Camilla Weatherby, the graceful lines are befitting of the way the stock fits female shooters. As a caliber, the 6mm has the least number of commercial members. mm (in) Her 6mm Creedmoor rifle is light and handy and shoots like a house afire, and recoil and muzzle blast are modest. While this excellent cartridge was almost doomed at birth, it has hung on, to the chagrin of deer, prairie goats, coyotes, and rock chucks everywhere. Fast-forward with me. Super Short Magnum. Written inquires can be mailed to: Weatherby, Inc. PO Box 6630 Sheridan, WY 82801 USA Fred Huntington, founder of RCBS, developed a then-new 6mm cartridge by necking down the .257 Roberts case. Why all these 243-caliber (6mm) cartridges? If I did a 6CM, it would be an 8 twist, which may be standard for that round if it's like the 6.5CM. Joined Oct 22, 2020 Messages 15. elkhnter said: A 240 Weatherby will drop most anything up to an elk. In the 1970s, I had a Remington Model 700 BDL so chambered, and I took my first Texas whitetail with it. Length refers to the cartridge case length; OAL refers to … Download our Apple App! In the 1970s, the .222 Rem. Nevertheless, for 6mm fans, the .240 Weatherby is a real powerhouse. Most brands available. We deliver Australia-wide. But will probably step up … If you want to go slightly slower, there’s the 6x47mm Lapua and even the 6mm Bench Rest Remington. All of the design criteria that went into the 6.5 Creedmoor that make it a top performer were also used in the development of the 6mm Creedmoor. Actually, there are several 6mm wildcats that duplicate the performance of the .240 Weatherby. 6mm creedmoor vs 6mm remington, However, after completely missing five consecutive bucks with my 6mm, I decided that I needed to hunt with that Remington 6mm like I hunted with my 2-3/4 inch 12 gauge. The .240 is very similar (velocity potential) to the .240 Holland and Holland Nitro Express released in 1923 and also the 6mm-06 and 6mm-.284 wildcat cartridges. Heck, a 30-30 would be very practical if the shots were close. The 6mm Creedmoor vs .243 is a very interesting comparison. The 24 Nosler is a terrific performer, so don’t let its small size fool you. Many shooters necked the BR case down, and a 6mm version ultimately became the 6mm BR Remington. First, virtually all bolt-action hunting rifles are available in .243, and there are also AR-10 variants as well (though they won't handle really long, high BC bullets if that matters to you.) has not been on game, some loads stand out. It debuted in 1955 and has been immensely and justifiably popular ever since. Due to derailing Europe's thread, (Sorry April) i'll defer any more match type rifle/optics/loading to a more match oriented forum. The Model 70 .243 Win. case necked up, made especially for ARs. The 6.5 Creedmoor is also touted as a long range big game caliber like the 300 Win Mag. If you want to go faster than that, grab the 240 Weatherby Magnum or 243 WSSM for another 100 fps. Though not commonly seen today, the.240 Weatherby is a fine cartridge that gives hunters as much oomph at 400 yards as the.243 Winchester does at 250. But on paper it looks promising. Twist rate was one turn in 10 inches, which handled the 100-grain deer bullets nicely. std7mag and losing-sanity , no apology necessary at all fellows. Benchrest (BR) shooters will go to almost any length to shave 0.001 inch off of their aggregate average, and there is a diverse assemblage of 6mm wildcat rounds for BR shooters. The 6mm-06 makes more sense in a long-action rifle, and .30-06 cases are usually easier to find and less expensive than .284 Winchester or 6.5-284 cases. Claims for the 6mm ARC are that it is better in every category. 243 Win vs 6mm Creedmoor vs 6mm Rem; Download our Android App! The .240 Wby. I tested dozens of loads, mostly with benchrest bullets, and the rifle shot well. A new 100-grain factory deer load completed the round’s metamorphosis. Its extreme velocity punches far above its weight class. Mag. Perhaps i misinterpeted the wording of your original post. One other fine 6mm round is the .240 Weatherby Magnum. .240 Weatherby Magnum. 6mm Creedmoor vs 6.5 Creedmoor Compared to the 6mm Creedmoor, t he 6.5 Creedmoor shoots heavier, larger diameter , and more aerodynamic bullets at a slower velocity. The .240 is very similar (velocity potential) to the .240 Holland and Holland Nitro Express released in 1923 and also the 6mm-06 and 6mm-.284 wildcat cartridges. 6mm cartridges were common for this because, with high BC bullets, you got good trajectory and mild recoil. Our store is only 20mins from Toowoomba. Reactions: noharleyyet. The 6mm Creedmoor would undoubtedly have remained just another obscure wildcat cartridge had it not been for the long range shooting and … Its 26-inch barrel made the rifle a bit heavy for toting over hill and dale, plus the 1:12-inch twist limited bullet weights to 90 grains or lighter. Joined Oct 22, 2020 Messages 15. elkhnter said: A 240 Weatherby will drop most anything up to an elk. One other fine 6mm round is the .240 Weatherby Magnum. I figured that if shot fast enough, they'd be a real ticket to low-recoil happiness. That flattens trajectories somewhat and applies a bit more punch to the game. (originally the .244 Rem. Download our Apple App! The benchrest crowd has not been overlooked in the 6mm derby, and one cartridge literally rewrote the record book. Loaded to the same maximum average pressure (MAP), its performance is inferior to the 6mm-284, 6mm-06, 6x62mm Freres and .240 Weatherby Magnum. I shoot both plus a variation of the 6mm Rem. Let’s start off with a question: What is the best round for the AR-15?. The .240 Weatherby will amaze even jaded hunters. The 24 Nosler is exceptionally accurate and mild mannered and has cleanly taken numerous midsized big-game animals. your discussion was interesting, Std7mag, Did you decide ? It was essentially the Huntington cartridge, but with a 26-degree shoulder for easier case manufacturing. The newest 6mm factory round is the recently announced 6mm ARC (Advanced Rifle Cartridge). This is the “Great” short, fat 6mm PPC that was developed by Dr. Louis Palmisano and Ferris Pindell. The 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum bested even the Nosler, with the initial load firing a 127-grain Barnes LRX bullet at 3,531 feet per second (fps) from the muzzle. I considered cheating on my.243 by purchasing a 6mm … I tested a bolt-action handgun in 24 Nosler last year and was so impressed with the round that I had a Remington Model 700 originally in .223 Rem. They still do. load with 100 grain Norma bullet has a KPS of 14.5 at 255 yards; the 6mm Creedmoor 95 grain load KPS is 15.1 at 260 yards; the 97 grain .243 Winchester load gets a KPS of 14.2 and the 100 grain .243 load a … The cartridge was developed by Nosler’s Mike Lake, and it was approved by SAAMI in 2017. Gunpowder Charge Weight Velocity m/s Velocity fps; Norma 204: Max 54.4 Min 52.0: 1138 1082: 3734 3550 ©2020 Outdoor Sportsman Group. There wouldn’t be many more 6mm hunting cartridges added to the lineup until the 21 st century; Remington’s 6BR, and the 6mm PPC certainly made a splash in the target world; the .240 Weatherby is certainly a speed demon, and Winchester added the .243 WSSM to the short/stubby lineup. My personal choice for long range is a 6.5-06AI with 130g Swift Scirocco IIs, BC .571 @ 3161fps and a 24 barrel. That’s only a minor impediment for serious riflemen. 175 Gr. Though we have indeed strayed far from the original 240 Weatherby vs 6mm Creedmoor... Lol As far as newer cartridges, mayhaps a Gunwerks 7mm LRM? When Weatherby decided to enter the 6.5 market, the company immediately went for the top spot. That bullet and Hybrid 100V powder recently grouped into a remarkable 0.44 inch in a Ruger Model 77R. The 6.5mm Creedmoor (6.5×48 mm) or 6.5 Creedmoor by SAAMI, 6,5 Creedmoor by the C.I.P. Some of those Vanguards have been known to give fine accuracy, I have one in 270 Win and it really shoots. Also, you know weatherby will always support the cartridge for brass and ammo. David Fortier talks with Jeff Hoffman of Black Hills Ammunition about the evolution of the .308 Win. has several significant advantages over the 6mm Creedmoor that are primarily the result of the .243's six-decade head start in development. Refine by Caliber: .243 Win. What are the 6mm Cartridges: 6mm Lee Navy; 6mm Creedmoor The popularity of 6mm cartridges has waxed and waned over the decades, but appears to be peaking again. I use the wby for hunting because it is the velocity King. I won’t beat up a 7x57. Company Directory (307) 675-7800. Its accuracy is simply phenomenal, and it makes a superior varmint cartridge. Mag. Joined Dec 9, 2012 Messages 87. I wouldn't even consider the .257 Weatherby for a woman to use for Arkansas whitetails. Weatherby Customer Service representatives are available to assist you: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (MDT) Visitor/Service Center 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (MDT) Customer Service (307) 675-7840. Handloads are easy to prepare, and while my limited use of the .240 Wby. This may seem like an odd comparison, but I cannot count the number of times I have been in a gun store listening to either the “gun guru” behind the counter, or the “expert sniper” on the other side talking about how the 6.5 Creedmoor is like a 300 Win Mag without the recoil. The hunter can add about 100 to 150 fps of additional velocity to most game-weight bullets. can exceed it by 500 fps and the 240 Weatherby by 600 fps. 6mm creedmoor vs 6mm remington, However, after completely missing five consecutive bucks with my 6mm, I decided that I needed to hunt with that Remington 6mm like I hunted with my 2-3/4 inch 12 gauge. Oct 25, 2020 #58 Johnny B New member. Remington surmised that the .244 would be used mostly as a varmint cartridge, with only an occasional application on deer-sized game, so the initial factory ammo was loaded with a 75-grain bullet. remains a solid performer with today’s high-tech bullets, new powders, and fast-twist rifle barrels. and 6mm Rem., but it pushes them a little faster. This cartridge is new to the shooting world, but it has been winning target competitions and bringing down animals at a high rate since its inception.The 6mm Creedmoor is nearly identical to the 6.5 CM which we have reviewed and compared to the .243 Win in a previous article. Brought out by Hornady just a few months ago, this moderate-sized round is based on the 6.5 Grendel and shares similar rim and body dimensions. Mag., the 6mm-204 essentially recreates the 6x47. One separate mention must go to the 105 grain Hornady A-Max. was introduced in Remington’s Model 722 short-action bolt gun, and while the Model 722 was a very accurate rifle, it was rather plain. So will the old 6mm Remington (circa 1955.) The .240 Weatherby and 6mm Remington are ideal for the Mauser, especially with a new barrel, put on by someone with the experience to do it properly. I analyzed the .204 Ruger, .223 Remington, .22-250 Remington, .243 Winchester, 6 Creedmoor, and .240 Weatherby Magnum for trajectory, effective range, and recoil with modern ballistic software available free online from shooterscalculator.com. shoots the same cadre of 0.243-inch bullets as the .243 Win. Obviously, they are not nearly as popular as the 6mm hunting cartridges. Wildcatters have had a field day with the 6mms, and the list of their creations is long. Another cartridge that deserves mention is the relatively new 24 Nosler. Super Short Magnum .25-06. The .240 has never been a highly popular cartridge for reasons that will be discussed in the performance section ahead. We look at the futuristic .450 Bushmaster and how it compares to the tried and true .45-70. This makes it a “factory” cartridge, although no factory ammo is available, and guns chambered for it are all custom jobs. The latest in a rather spare line of 6s that’s grown mainly in the rarified air of Benchrest and Precision Rifle shooting, the new Creedmoor has the profile and ballistic zip of a hunting cartridge. Post subject: Re: 240 Weatherby or 6mm-06? 375 Ruger necked to 7mm. A 240WB makes a 6mm Creedmoor look like a 10/22.... What's the twist? is an apples/oranges comparison i.e. Accuracy was up to par, and shooters took to the rifle-cartridge combo like a duck, well, you know. And it made the “new” round available in the very attractive and accurate Model 700. I use the wby for hunting because it is the velocity King. Not only did the rifle have a nice checkered American walnut stock, but also the light barrel was a handy 22 inches long. Hope for a 1x10 Possibly a 1x12 if it's a 1x14 it's for light bullets. or on the other hand 6.5 CM or 6.5 CRDMR for short, is a centerfire rifle cartridge presented by Hornady in 2007 as a change of the 6.5 Carcano and the.30 TC, and is based on the .308 Winchester. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk Similar Threads: 26 Nosler vs 6.5 Creedmoor; Savage 10 FCP-SR 6.5 Creedmoor; 6.5 Creedmoor pet load; 6.5 Creedmoor dies; 6 creedmoor All Shooting Times subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. Neither the .240 Weatherby Magnum (left) or the 6mm-284 Winchester (center) has quite as much powder capacity as the 6mm-06 (right). 175 Gr. Certainly not intending to criticize your questions, I’m just making an observation. We ping steel with a .300 WinMag at over a mile. So far, I have not laid my eyes or hands on a single 6mm ARC cartridge or rifle, so I will withhold judgment until I test one. And just in case some hunter wanted to knock off a deer with his .244 rifle, the company also offered a 90-grain loading. was necked up to 6mm and called the 6x47. But if you had to pick the better ballistic one, it’s the 6.5-300 wby. This article lists firearm cartridges which have a bullet caliber between 6 millimetres (0.236 in) and 6.99 millimetres (0.275 in).. The .240 Wby. The 6.5 Creedmoor shoots the same.264″ bullet size that’s also used by the 6.5×55 Swede, 6.5 Grendel,.260 Rem, and 6.5 PRC (among others). 6mm Creedmoor. The .243 Win. Both use the same 6mm/.243” diameter bullets, but the 6mm Creedmoor was specifically designed to use longer, heavier, and more aerodynamic projectiles. Not sure if they've published SAAMI specs for the 6CM. The .222 Remington, introduced in 1950, was top dog in benchrest circles until the advent of the PPCs, after which, the 6mm PPC was used by virtually all serious benchrest competitors. .240 Weatherby Magnum. The .240 Weatherby Magnum is—well, perhaps was—the fastest 6mm on the commercial market; one or two of the .243 WSSM loads may equal or slightly exceed the .240 Weatherby’s velocity. While I too am interested in the 240 Wby, it will be specifically used for deer, antelope and maybe up to caribou. Nevertheless, for 6mm fans, the .240 Weatherby is a real powerhouse. 375 Ruger necked to 7mm. Low recoil is also noted. It has had moderate success in various target venues. The PRC has 25% more capacity than a creedmoor, and 5-6% less than a SAUM. If this is your first visit to Sages Reloading Forum, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. 243 Win vs 6mm Creedmoor vs 6mm Rem; Download our Android App! Classic Weatherby Mark V® 6-Lug action combined with a gorgeous AA-grade Claro Walnut stock and hand-lapped barrel create the Mark V® Camilla Deluxe. After all, what the .243 Win can do the .240 Weatherby can do in spades! It’s a look at an old but trusted and proven cartridge in the .243 Win and a look at a new 6mm Creedmoor cartridge where the results have yet to come in on if it is here to stay or will eventually fall back into obscurity. RE: .240 Weatherby? Only a few metric calibers have been really popular in the United States—6.5mm and 7mm—so the “Great 6mms” are relatively few in number. The 6.5 Creedmoor shoots the same .264″ bullet size that’s also used by the 6.5×55 Swede, 6.5 Grendel, .260 Rem, and 6.5 PRC (among others). Frank and Tony from Gallery of Guns spice up the Glock test using their non-dominant hands. It is built on a case unique to itself: Though it has a case head diameter the same as the .30-06, as well as similar case length, it is a belted case, which means that it's got a smaller body diameter than the '06 and can't be formed out of any other case. A new 6mm round blossomed in 2017, and it has already taken a position in the “Great” category. Big bore semiauto or a lever gun? Any discussion of great 6mm cartridges must start (some would say end) with the .243 Winchester. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets. The current reincarnation of this round is the 6mm BR Norma, with essentially the same case dimensions. It is reported to be very accurate, but its aura is eclipsed by the shadow of the 6mm PPC. I'm biased as heck but the .270 is an excellent choice, I think that was a good decision. was everything the .244 Rem. Its case is bigger and its report louder, but it is deadly effective in the field. I analyzed the .204 Ruger, .223 Remington, .22-250 Remington, .243 Winchester, 6 Creedmoor, and .240 Weatherby Magnum for trajectory, effective range, and recoil with modern ballistic software available free online from shooterscalculator.com. Also note that the Creedmoor burns far less powder (44.5g H414 @ 2960fps in a 24 barrel per Hodgdon) compared to the Weatherby (71.0g IMR7828 @ 3480fps in a 26 barrel per Nosler). L. to R. are 243 Winchester, 6mm Remington, 240 Weatherby Magnum. With the super bullets and modern powders of today, I can’t imagine a better deer and antelope round. In 1955, on the heels of the .243 Win., the .243 Rock Chucker was modified slightly by Remington and became the .244 Remington. Thread starter Bkknupp; Start date Dec 29, 2012; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . This is like watching a T bone steak fresh off the flame being dragged through a kennel. Party-poopers will gleefully point out that the 6.5 Grendel was based on the 6mm PPC case necked up, and here it is necked back down to 6mm. Some rifles and cartridges just go together. Many fine cartridges have been with us for 100 years plus. Refine by Caliber: 25-06 Rem 6.5 Grendel ... .240 Weatherby Magnum .243 Win. The deer load had a 100-grain bullet, and the varmint load carried an 80-grain bullet. 6mm Creedmoor vs 243. Today’s fast-twist .223s and heavy bullets have made it effectively obsolete. 240 weatherby vs 6mm-06. What are the 6mm Cartridges: 6mm Lee Navy; 6mm Creedmoor Company Directory (307) 675-7800. Refine by Caliber: 243 Win 25-06 Rem. They run the gamut from tiny benchrest numbers to those with larger cases that essentially duplicate many factory rounds. Not long ago, Hornadyannounced its 6mm Creedmoor, spawn of the 6.5 that’s zoomed to stardom faster than the .270 did nigh a century ago. I could find no material difference between the 6mm-06 and the 6mm-284 when I tested them and both rounds have proven very successful when chambered in a great many custom rifles. I'm a 240 weatherby or 6mmbr guy. I’m referring to the 6mm Creedmoor, which is simply the 6.5 Creedmoor case necked down with no other change. Partition, .384 BC/.242 SD, 3406 fps. The Barnes 80-grain Tipped Triple-Shock BoatTail sizzles with a velocity of 3,226 fps with a safe loading of VihtaVuori N550 powder, and the Speer 90-grain Hot-Cor can easily achieve 3,115 fps with VihtaVuori N160. In quickload, holding pressure constant at 57k psi in a 26" barrel with 140 hybrids, a 6.5 SAUM (H1000) is about 30-40 fps faster than a 6.5 PRC (H1000), and the PRC is 220 fps faster than a 6.5 creedmoor … 6mm-284? No factory rifles or ammo was available, but for a while, Federal offered nickel-plated 6x47 cases. The .243 Winchester uses the same 6mm/.243″ bullet size as the 6mm Remington, the .240 Weatherby Magnum, and the 6mm Creedmoor. All Rights Reserved. Based on the .204 Ruger, which was created from the .222 Rem. The .244 Rem. Created in 1915, the .250 Savage was the first commercial hunting cartridge to achieve a... Magnum shotshells give shooters more of what they don't need, including more recoil, more... A unique load for the .450 Bushmaster is Hornady's new Subsonic offering. But since there is no factory ammo, 24 Nosler shooters must handload. Though we have indeed strayed far from the original 240 Weatherby vs 6mm Creedmoor... Lol As far as newer cartridges, mayhaps a Gunwerks 7mm LRM? It's loaded with the... Give a Gift   Company literature in 1955 described both bullets as “Soft Point.”. Named aptly after Camilla Weatherby, the graceful lines are befitting of the way the stock fits female shooters. However, I must confess that Hornady’s factory loads shoot so well that the reloader is hard-pressed to better them. Calculations were corrected to standard temperature (59F/15C) and pressure (29.92 inHg/1013 mbar) at sea level. It started as a popular wildcat before its approval by SAAMI. Called the “.224 Valkyrie”, it is based on the .30 Remington/6.8 SPC case, necked down to .22 caliber, giving it similar internal and external geometry to the .22 Nosler, released at SHOT Show this year. called the 6mm Crusader. Match bullet. As a caliber, the 6mm has the least number of commercial members. Some examples include the 6mm-204 and the 6x45. A 240 Weatherby will drop most anything up to an elk. The 6mm Rem. I doubt that the book on the “Great” 6mm cartridges is closed, and future developments may add new chapters, to the delight of many shooters. Weatherby weathermark 6.5/300 vs custom rifle 6.5 prc or 6.5 creedmoor. You must log in or register to reply here. This is a new come and may fade out like the 6mm Rem making it harder to come by components. 6.5 Creedmoor projectiles are available weighing between 120 and 140 grains. The .240 Solution The .240 Weatherby Magnum was Roy's last baby. Improved Ballistics a Key to Accurate Long-Range Shooting, Shooting Times Father's Day 2019 Gift Guide, Berry's Bullets: Reloading Equipment, Shooting Accessories & Bullet Accuracy Tests, .250 Savage — Trailblazing Hunting Cartridge. And its performance is effective with a variety of bullets. Good luck with the new rifle. Refine by Caliber: 25-06 Rem 6.5 Grendel ... .240 Weatherby Magnum .243 Win. It uses the ever-effective Hornady 100-grain RN InterLock with H4350 powder. It is formed by using a shortened .22-250 Remington case, and it has thinner walls for increased powder capacity and the “Ackley improved” shape. (originally the .244 Rem. Dec 29, 2012 #1 B. Bkknupp Well-Known Member. We have updated our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy as of May 5th, 2020, 6mm Remington Fan Club: Parker-Hale 1200 Super, Looking for salami recipe for deer, antelope and elk. But no matter, new is new. Mag. Powder selection is easy: Just stick with CFE 223 and all will be right with the world. The .243 Win. It is chambered in many very good and some very inexpensive rifles, which have helped make it the hit that it is. Refine by Caliber: 6mm Creedmoor 243 Win. Of course, handloading the 6mm Creedmoor is a reloader’s dream. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:40 pm . Sierra lists is at the 6mm/6.5 Creedmoor, calling it a wildcat vs. the 6CM. .257wby? If I built a big 6mm, it would be an 8 twist. JavaScript is disabled. Match. shoots the same cadre of 0.243-inch bullets as the .243 Win. Hornady is claiming its 6mm ARC will yield 2,750 fps with a 108-grain ELD-M bullet from a 24-inch barrel. It is accurate, produces good velocities, and the copper eraser stuff in this powder makes barrel cleaning a breeze. Classic Weatherby Mark V® 6-Lug action combined with a gorgeous AA-grade Claro Walnut stock and hand-lapped barrel create the Mark V® Camilla Deluxe. That equates to better than 3,500 foot-pounds of energy at the muzzle. Remington changed the .244’s name to 6mm Remington in 1963 and started offering a 100-grain factory load, even though the company had already (quietly) changed the .244 to a faster twist. The popularity of 6mm cartridges has waxed and waned over the decades, but appears to be peaking again. If you handload and prefer a short-action rifle then the 6mm-284 is the way to go. I took a bull moose this fall with my 6.5 Creedmoor, and have used the 6.5x55 successfully on deer, moose and elk with 140 gr bullets. It keeps the longer neck … Second, it was chambered in the delightful Winchester Model 70 Featherweight, which was a major factor in the .243’s huge success. These killed off a great many older rifle cartridges from days of … It is “advanced” for the AR platform. The 6x45 is the .223 Rem. In a pinch, it’ll work for that too. It is based on the .308 Winchester case, necked down with no other change. For this reason, the 6mm Creedmoor has less recoil and a generally flatter trajectory , but the heavier and larger diameter 6.5 Creedmoor bullets have more frontal surface area, more resistance to wind drift, and carry more … Reference tables for reloading with RCBS equipment. Though since I would be reloading I can load them to wherever the rifle can stabilize. While the 6mm-caliber cartridges that can be considered “great” are few in number, some have... Keith Feeley of Tactical Solutions sat down with Michael Bane at SHOT Show 2018 to talk about the new X-Ring Takedown SBR .22LR rifle. 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