6.5 x 55 Swedish

Reloading data for 6.5 x 55 Swedish cartridges and specifications for cases and loads in this caliber.
Product number: CID_1016
Load data for caliber "6.5 x 55 Swedish"
-respected rifle cartridge that has been in production since the late 19th century and is commonly used by hunters and target shooters alike due to its mild recoil, impressive velocity, and flat trajectory. In this guide we will provide an overview of the 6.5 x 55 Swedish cartridge, its capabilities, and different types available so you can make an informed decision when considering whether or not it is right for your needs.

To start off, the 6.5 x 55 Swedish has excellent ballistics due to its long neck and wide case body working together to give it both higher velocities than other cartridges of similar size as well as relatively high ballistic coefficients regardless of which bullet weight you choose! Additionally, this caliber also has very low chamber pressures meaning there is less pressure buildup between each shot resulting in more consistent performance even at longer distances! Furthermore, because it uses both standard brass cases as well as military surplus Berdan primed brass cases most shooters should have no problem finding quality ammo no matter what their budget might be!.

When it comes to performance, the 6.5 x 55 Swedish stands out among competitive shooters due to its outstanding accuracy compared to other rounds of similar diameter such as the .270 Winchester or 7mm Remington Magnum thanks primarily to its generous powder burn ratio resulting in lower internal pressure while still delivering high velocities necessary for achieving tight groups beyond 500 yards! Additionally on top of being suitable for hunting medium sized game animals like deer or boar at medium ranges as well as being used effectively during competitions or just general range shooting this round also provides enough kickback for experienced shooters yet remains gentle enough for those who prefer shooting lighter calibers!

Caliber: 6.5 x 55 Swedish
Bullet Diameter: 0.265 '' | 6.73 mm
Primer Size: Large Rifle (LR)
Max. Case Length (l3):2.16'' | 54.99 mm
Max .Cartridge Length / OAL:3.15'' | 80 mm
Maximum Standardized Pressure:55115.2 psi | 3800 bar
The Commission internationale permanente pour l'épreuve des armes à feu portatives ("Permanent International Commission for the Proof of Small Arms" – commonly abbreviated as C.I.P.) is an international organisation which sets standards for safety testing of firearms. (The word portatives ("portable") in the name refers to the fact the C.I.P. tests small arms almost exclusively; it is ordinarily omitted from the English translation of the name.) As of 2015, its members are the national governments of 14 countries, of which 11 are European Union member states. The C.I.P. safeguards that all firearms and ammunition sold to civilian purchasers in member states are safe for the users.
To achieve this, all such firearms are first proof tested at C.I.P. accredited Proof Houses. The same applies for cartridges; at regular intervals, cartridges are tested against the C.I.P. pressure specifications at the ammunition manufacturing plants and at C.I.P. accredited Proof Houses.

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