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The 6.5 Creedmoor factory-loaded with the 8.0 g (123 gr) Scenar match bullet

The 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge has dominated precision rifle shooting disciplines in very little time at all. Successful competitors shooting multi-gun, PRS, IPSC and other precision rifle and practical disciplines have propelled this cartridge to new heights. Lapua is proud to contribute to the 6.5 Creedmoor’s continued success by offering two new ammunition products for today’s accuracy-minded enthusiasts.

6.5 Creedmoor loaded with our 123 grain / 8, gram Scenar bullets will reliably acquire targets out to 600 yards / meters and beyond. This new long-range offering will satisfy the demanding needs of precision shooters competing in a variety of disciplines, as well as many tactical applications for military and law enforcement use. The Scenar projectile’s sleek profile, high ballistic coefficient (BC), and purposed SAAMI/CIP cartridge overall length (COAL) will reliably function and feed through any of today’s leading box-style magazine applications, including ever-popular polymer style mags, without compromising accuracy at the target. The Lapua loaded 6.5 Creedmoor is destined to satisfy those with a Passion for Precision.

6.5 Creedmoor / 8.0 g (123 gr) Scenar

Caliber

6.5 Creedmoor

Bullet

Scenar

Product no.

4316060

Bullet Code

GB489

Bullet type

Open Tip Match

Bullet weight

8.0 g (123 gr)

Muzzle velocity

850 m/s (2790 fps)

Purpose

Target

Twist rate

1-8.5”

BC G1

0.527

BC G7

0.263

Velocity [m/s][fps]
Energy [J][ft.-lbs.]
Crosswind drift [mm]Crosswind drift [in] (sidewind 4 m/s)(sidewind 13 fps)
Trajectory [mm][inch]
Impact point above or below line of sight (Scope 40 mm above bore line)Impact point above or below line of sight (Scope 1.6 in above bore line)
Metric chart
0 m 100 m 200 m 300 m 600 m 800 m 1000 m 1200 m 1500 m
850 792 736 681 532 444 362
2890 2510 2164 1856 1133 787 526
0 16 67 158 716 1394 2409
Rifle sighted in at 100 m 200 m 300 m 600 m 800 m 1000 m 1200 m 1500 m
100 0 -116 -412 -2720 -5919 -11138
300 137 159 0 -1896 -4819 -9763
600 453 791 948 0 -2292 -6603
Test barrel length [mm]: 600
Imperial chart
0 yd 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 600 yd 800 yd 1000 yd 1200 yd 1500 yd
2790 2616 2446 2281 1826 1553 1301
2134 1876 1640 1426 914 661 464
0 1 2 5 23 44 75
Rifle sighted in at 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 600 yd 800 yd 1000 yd 1200 yd 1500 yd
100 0 -3 -13 -85 -183 -339
300 4 5 0 -59 -149 -297
600 14 25 30 0 -70 -198
Test barrel length [mm]: 24