The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Downrange
If you’re a rifleman and haven’t heard about the 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge, I’m going to guess you’ve been hibernating for the past few years. Perhaps the hottest selling new cartridge ever, Hornady created the 6.5 in 2007 as an improved long-range cartridge. In recent years, as long range precision shooting has taken off, and especially since Ruger came out with their Precision Rifle in 6.5, the round has become very popular. Hornady then took what was already a really good round and improved it further with their ELD-Match and ELD-X Precision Hunter bullets. Seeing the popularity of the 6.5 Creedmoor, most manufacturers are now making 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition.
I have a Precision Rifle and an American Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor and both are tack drivers, so when I heard Ruger was chambering the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle (GSR) in 6.5, I decided to give itpost was originally published on this site