The 6.5mm Creedmoor, designated 6.5 Creedmoor by SAAMI, 6.5 Creedmoor by the C.I.P. or 6.5 CM or 6.5 CRDMR for short, is a centerfire rifle cartridge introduced by Hornady in 2007
Introduced by Hornady in 2007, the 6.5 Creedmoor is among the best-selling 6.5mm cartridges for both hunting and target shooting. It’s versatile, efficient, cost-effective, and low recoiling. It’s a favorite deer and elk cartridge among the MeatEater crew, and it’s taken enough big game to disprove initial doubters.
Specifications for Lapua Scenar 6.5 Creedmoor 123 grain Scenar Open Tip Match Brass Cased Centerfire Rifle Ammunition: Caliber: 6.5mm Creedmoor Number of Rounds: 500 Bullet Type: Scenar Open Tip Match (OTM) Bullet Weight: 123 grain Cartridge Case Material: Brass Muzzle Velocity: 2788 ft/s Package Type: Box Primer Location: Centerfire Muzzle Energy: 2134 ft-lbs