The factory-loaded 6.5×47 Lapua with the 8.0 g (123 gr) Scenar OTM projectile

The 6.5×47 Lapua is a cartridge designed for serious competition shooting, specifically for 300 meter matches. The chamber and throat dimensions are optimized for the Lapua Scenar bullets. After its introduction in 2005, shooters of other disciplines quickly saw the advantages of the 6.5×47 Lapua and began using it in several other venues as well. Fast, incredibly accurate and having light recoil, the 6.5×47 Lapua is an ideal cartridge for hunting fields as well as competitive venues.

6.5×47 Lapua / 8.0 g (123 gr) Scenar

Caliber

6.5×47 Lapua

Bullet

Scenar

Product no.

4316011

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]: 660
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 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]: 26