6.5x47mm Lapua


6.5x47mm Lapua

Infobox Firearm Cartridge
name= 6.5x47mm Lapua


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origin= flagcountry|Finland
type= Rifle
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designer= Nammo Lapua
design_date=
manufacturer= Nammo Lapua
production_date= 2005
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variants=
is_SI_specs=yes
parent=
case type=Rimless, bottleneck
bullet=6.71
neck=7.41
shoulder=11.53
base=11.95
rim_dia=12.01
rim_thick=1.37
case_length=47
length=
rifling=
primer=Large rifle for Prototypes, small rifle since start of production
is_SI_ballistics=yes
bwunit=gram
bw1=6.7
btype1=Scenar
vel1=939
en1=3087
bw2=8.0
btype2=Scenar
vel2=880
en2=3086
bw3=9.0
btype3=Scenar
vel3=820
en3=3028
bw4=
btype4=
vel4=
en4=
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balsrc= [http://www.lapua.com/fileadmin/user_upload/esitteet/LapuaCenterfireCartridges.pdf Nammo Lapua]

6.5x47mm Lapua (or 6.5x47mm) is a rifle cartridge that was developed specifically for long-range benchrest shooting by ammunition maker Nammo Lapua and rifle manufacturer Swiss Grünig & Elmiger AG in 2005 [ [http://www.6mmbr.com/BlogOct2005.html 6mmbr.com October 2005 News, Features, and Products] ] .

Features

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.

Performance

The 6.5x47mm is essentially a European-made equivalent of David Tubb's 6.5 mm XC.

Notes

ee also

*List of firearms
*List of rifle cartridges
*6 mm caliber

External links

*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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