- 6.5x47mm Lapua
Infobox Firearm Cartridge
name= 6.5x47mm Lapua
case type=Rimless, bottleneck
primer=Large rifle for Prototypes, small rifle since start of production
balsrc= [http://www.lapua.com/fileadmin/user_upload/esitteet/LapuaCenterfireCartridges.pdf Nammo Lapua]
6.5x47mm Lapua (or 6.5x47mm) is a
riflecartridge that was developed specifically for long-range benchrest shootingby ammunition maker NammoLapua and rifle manufacturer Swiss Grünig & Elmiger AG in 2005[ [http://www.6mmbr.com/BlogOct2005.html 6mmbr.com October 2005 News, Features, and Products] ] .
The cartridge has many special features including: [ [http://www.vihtavuori.fi/newproducts1.html Lapua New Products] ] :
* The cartridge chamber dimensions are optimized for target bullets.
* High pressure level (435 MPa / 63090 psi) and optimized powder capacity enables high velocity and flat trajectory.
* Reduced barrel wear compared to 6 mm BR Norma.
* The 6.5x47mm Lapua has a base diameter and overall length similar to the
7.62x51 mm, allowing it to accept the same bolt heads and fit into similar actions and magazines.
The 6.5x47mm is essentially a European-made equivalent of David Tubb's 6.5 mm XC.
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*Zak Smith, [http://demigodllc.com/articles/6.5-shootout-260-6.5x47-6.5-creedmoor/ 6.5mm Shootout: .260 Remington vs. 6.5x47 Lapua vs. 6.5 Creedmoor]
* [http://www.6mmbr.com/gunweek072.html First Born: Darrell's 6.5x47mm Lapua]
* [http://lima-wiederladetechnik.de/Patronen/6,5x47-Lapua-Patrone.htm Lutz Möller's 6.5x47mm Page]
*Zak Smith, [http://www.6mmbr.com/gunweek084.html 6.5x47 Lapua Tactical TackDriver (6mmBR.com Gun Of The Week)]
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