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Sellier & Bellot Introduces 6.5 Creedmoor in the USA

This article was originally posted on Thefirearmblog.com

Sellier & Bellot is a firearms ammunition manufacturer situated in Vlašim, Czech Republic, and a subsidiary of the Brazilian company CBC.

Sellier & Bellot was founded in August 5, 1825, and is one of the oldest ammo manufacturers in the world.

It is now time for Sellier & Bellot USA to add another caliber to their current range (full range below).

Caliber Offering: 204 Ruger, 22 Hornet, 222 Remington, 223 Remington, 22-250 Remington, 5.6x50R Magnum, 5.6x52R, 243 Winchester, 6.5x52R, 6.5×55 SE, 6.5×57, 6.5x57R, 6.8mm Remington SPC, 270 Winchester, 7×57, 7x57R, 7×64, 7x65R, 7mm Remington Magnum, 303 British, 30 Carbine, 30-30 Winchester, 308 Winchester, 30-06 Springfield, 300 Winchester Magnum, 7.62×39, 7.62x54R, 8×57 JR, 8×57 JS, 8×57 JRS, 8×64 S, 9.3×62, 9.3x72R, 9.3x74R, 338 Lapua.

From the S&B Press Release:

Sellier & Bellot Introduces 6.5 Creedmoor Ammunition to US Market

February 28, 2018 (Minneapolis, MN) – Sellier & Bellot (S&B) announces an all-new 6.5 Creedmoor round for range and plinking use. This fills a hole in the market for reliable, cost-effective 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition.

Dating back to 1825, S&B has a long history of manufacturing high-quality ammunition. The new 6.5 Creedmoor round is a solid performer, offering reliable function in bolt or semi-auto rifles. S&B selected a time-tested 140 grain, full metal jacket, lead core 6.5mm bullet. It’s loaded into a premium, Boxer primed, brass case suitable for reloading.

“There is great demand for 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition. However, many of the currently available options are cost-prohibitive,” said Mike Fisher, Vice President, US Sales and Marketing. “We developed something here that allows more people to get out and shoot their rifles. It’s ideal for training or a fun day of plinking without breaking the bank.”

Below: 6,5 Creedmoor is a great round for long range shooting.

You can find the S&B 6,5 Creedmoors here for instance.

Try out 20 rounds or go big with 500 rounds.

Quantity – 20 Rounds per box
Manufacturer – Sellier & Bellot
Bullet – 140gr Full Metal Jacket Boat Tail (FMJ-BT)
Casing – Boxer-primed brass

This Sellier and Bellot 6.5mm Creedmoor was created with training and target practice in mind. The brass casing is loaded with a 140 grain lead core full metal jacket boat tail (FMJ-BT) projectile to offer a cost effective, consistent, and reliable solution for your next trip to the range. The FMJ-BT bullet helps to provide a more stable flight and increases accuracy. You can expect muzzle velocity of 2,657 feet per second with a muzzle energy of 2,202 foot pounds.

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