6.5 Grendel Vs 5.56 Bullet Drop

  • SOLVED! 6.5 Grendel vs 7.62x39 - Outdoor Discovery

    The 6.5 Grendel traces its creation to the year 2003 to beat the 5.56×45. Its original case is the 220 Russian, a derivative from a narrowed down 7.62×39. The 6.5 Grendel and 7.62×39 have very many similarities. The 7.62×39 is around 1/5” shorter in length and has close to a similar volume for propellant. It has practically the same ...

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  • 6.5 Grendel vs 6.5 Creedmoor: Which 6.5 Cartridge Is Right ...

    The 6.5 Creedmoor loads have 8-11″ less bullet drop at 500 yards and retain approximately 20-50% more energy down range than the 6.5 Grendel load. Indeed, the 143gr 6.5 Creedmoor load has more energy at 200 yards than the 6.5 Grendel has at the muzzle.

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  • 6.5 Grendel vs 5.56 Nato (2021 UPDATED) Real World Testing

    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.

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  • The 6.5 Grendel - Relevant, or Obsolete?

    Full disclosure. I am a fan of the 6.5 Grendel. Ever since I built my first AR15 chambered in the Grendel, I have enjoyed it. It was the first rifle that I built that produced sub-MOA groups, and ballisticaly speaking on paper, the cartridge is …

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  • How Does 6.5 Grendel Ammo Compare to Other Ammunition?

    Grendel and Creedmoor rounds use the same 6.5mm (.264”) bullet, so they are similar, but their casing dimensions are significantly different and in no way interchangeable. The 6.5 has a shorter case with lesser diameter than 6.5 Creedmoor, so a rifle chambered for a standard 6.5mm can’t fit the other ammunition.

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  • New AR Battlefield Ammo: 6.5 Grendel vs 5.56 - YouTube

    This video explains why the 6.5 Grendel cartridge is he best choice to replace the 5.56 as the new AR battlefield round. Your thoughts?

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

    6.5 Grendel vs 5.56. The 6.5 Grendel fires larger diameter, heavier, and more aerodynamic bullets than the 5.56 NATO. The 6.5 Grendel has significantly more retained kinetic energy than the 5.56/223 at typical hunting ranges. However, the 5.56 NATO and .223 Remington have higher velocities, much less recoil, and a flatter trajectory.

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  • 6.5 Grendel vs 223/5.56: Ballistics, Hunting & Combat ...

    6.5 Grendel vs 223/556 Ballistics. Except for bullet drop, the 6.5 Grendel is ballistically superior to the .223/5.56 in every way. Why? Sectional Density. Sectional Density is how “long and thin” versus “short and fat” a bullet …

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  • ShootersCalculator | Round Comparisons

    This calculator will produce a ballistic trajectory chart that shows the bullet drop, bullet energy, windage, and velocity. ... 5.56 NATO (20" barrel) Drag Function: G7 Ballistic Coefficient: 0.151 ... 6.5 Grendel (120gr bullet) Drag Function: G7 Ballistic Coefficient: 0.265

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  • Long-Barrel, Bolt-Action 6.5 Grendel Handloads | Load Data ...

    The 6.5 Grendel was one of a host of cartridges manufactured to increase terminal performance from the AR-15. That goal has been addressed in the past by expanding the neck of the original .223 Remington/5.56 NATO case, like the .25x47 Sharps, .300 AAC Blackout or .350 Legend, as examples, or creating fat-bodied cartridges held within the 2.26 inch confines of the AR-15 …

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  • Ballistics - Hornady Manufacturing, Inc.

    B 6.5 Grendel 123 gr. ELD ® Match 81528 2580 2410 2246 2088 1937 1791 1818 1585 1377 1191 1025 876 -2 5 1 70 -8 -253 -512 C 6.5 Grendel 123 gr. SST ® 8152 2590 2420 2256 2099 1948 1804 1832 1599 1390 1203 1037 889 -2 4 18 0 -86 -25 -509

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  • 6.5 Grendel vs. 5.56 NATO - AR-15 Lower Receivers

    5.56 NATO beats 6.5 Grendel when it comes to bullet drop within 500 yards. It falls about 10% less. 5.56 NATO's max effective range is about 450 yards, although its only lethal up to 300 yards. 6.5 Grendel's max effective range is about 800 yards. It can be used to hunt up to 500 yards.

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  • Compared: 6.5 Grendel, 6.8 SPC, .300 Blackout and .350 Legend

    The MPBR numbers say that this is a substantial over-reach, for all the Legend loads, which have MPBRs between 185 and 204 yards. Among the cartridges compared, only the 6.5 Grendel and 6.8 SPC loads approach being 250 yard cartridges. Trajectory. Trajectory matters, because the flatter a bullet flies the easier it is to hit a target down range.

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  • 6.5 Grendel vs 5.56 | What's Better & What Separates These ...

    6.5 Grendel vs 5.56/223: Review ... - Big Game Hunting Blog

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

    6.5 Grendel’s performance serves as a middle ground between the 5.56 and the 308 Win. While the 300 AAC Blackout arguably serves as a better alternative to 5.56 ammo for tactical situations, the 6.5 Grendel’s ballistic coefficient is superior to that …

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  • 6.5 Grendel Ballistics | Sniper & Sharpshooter Forums

    I'm speaking strictly of target shooting here and the main difference can be found in the windage. This is also true of my experience with shooting .223 at this distance so it may be that the better comparison is going to be between .223 and 6.5 Grendel, something I have yet to look into. One critical factor is going to be barrel length and ...

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  • 6.5 Grendel: Why It's My Favorite Cartridge - Abe's Gun Cave

    The 5.56 has roughly half the recoil of the 6.5 Grendel and is more affordable to shoot. The 5.56 has plenty of firepower out to 200-ish yards with good bullet selection. With good ammo, the 5.56’s lower recoil and higher capacity makes it more capable than the Grendel in a close quarters combat scenario.

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  • ShootersCalculator | Ballistic Trajectory Calculator

    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.

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  • 308 vs. 6.5 Grendel: The True Story and Real Numbers – SHWAT™

    Wolf steel case 6.5 Grendel ammo is very high quality, as inexpensive as steel case 5.56 ammo, and, unlike the 5.56, the 6.5 Grendel chamber was designed to fire steel case ammunition. Anyone in the US can order the best 6.5 Grendel ammo directly from Alexander Arms and others.

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  • .224 Valkyrie vs. 6.5 Grendel: The Ultimate Battle of ...

    The 6.5 Grendel was developed as a much more effective caliber than the 5.56/.233. Incidentally the .223/5.56×45 has never been a suitable caliber …

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

    While 5.56 wins in velocity, it’s clear that the larger bullet capacity of the 6.5 Grendel helps win the energy contest. With muzzle velocities consistently above 1,800 ft-lbs, the 6.5 Grendel is a powerful cartridge that can deliver excellent results to medium-sized game.

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  • 6.5 Grendel vs 6.5 Creedmoor – 2021 Comparison Guide - Gun ...

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 5.56 or 6.5 Grendel for distance - AR15

    Most scopes run out of elevation when you get out to 700-800 yards. I have bought a couple of Warne 20 MOA mounts and they cost the same as 0 cant mount. I like shooting the 6.5 Grendel better at distance than 5.56/223. It gets hard to hear 5.56/223 hits on steel and I can hear the hits better with the 6.5 Grendel.

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