Norma American PH 6.5x55 120gr Nosler BST

Norma American PH 6.5x55 120gr Nosler BST

ID: 20165222 (Case 200)

Your Price/100:

FIND A DEALER>

Register or Login for Stock Availability.

Contrary to common belief the 6,5x55 was not developed by Mauser, but was constructed by a joint Norwegian and Swedish military commission and introduced as the standard military cartridge in both countries in 1894. It has proven itself an extremely effective all-round cartridge ever since. More than a hundred years after its introduction it is still the standard round for competition shooting and one of the most popular hunting cartridges in all the three Scandinavian countries. Having downed a dozen moose, more than 50 caribou and three times as many roe deer with the 6,5x55 it remains my all time favorite choice for mixed European hunting.

The reasons are obvious. The moderate velocity and the long bullet combine a mild recoil and very deep penetration - decisive factors for good shooting and a quick kill - and thereby a successful hunt.

With properly constructed bullets it is considered adequate for all game from black cocks to moose. This is well documented by the fact that every season tens of thousands of moose are killed with the 6,5x55 in Norway and Sweden.

Calibre6.5x55
Weight120gr
Bullet TypeNosler BST
Ballistic Co Eff..430
Rounds Per Box20
Rounds Per Case200
At Distance100
Velocity2609
Energy1815
Trajectory Short-1.1
Trajectory Long-1.1
* Trajectory short/long refers to use of a short or long barrel.
Norma American PH 6.5x55 120gr Nosler BST
Symbol 20165222
Description Norma American PH 6.5x55 120gr Nosler BST





Contrary to common belief the 6,5x55 was not developed by Mauser, but was constructed by a joint Norwegian and Swedish military commission and introduced as the standard military cartridge in both countries in 1894. It has proven itself an extremely effective all-round cartridge ever since. More than a hundred years after its introduction it is still the standard round for competition shooting and one of the most popular hunting cartridges in all the three Scandinavian countries. Having downed a dozen moose, more than 50 caribou and three times as many roe deer with the 6,5x55 it remains my all time favorite choice for mixed European hunting.

The reasons are obvious. The moderate velocity and the long bullet combine a mild recoil and very deep penetration - decisive factors for good shooting and a quick kill - and thereby a successful hunt.

With properly constructed bullets it is considered adequate for all game from black cocks to moose. This is well documented by the fact that every season tens of thousands of moose are killed with the 6,5x55 in Norway and Sweden.


Thank you for visiting Winchester

Winchester, the legendary manufacturers of superior ammunition in Australia since 1967. Today, we remain manufacturers, and proud distributors of Browning, CZ, Steyr-Mannlicher and Winchester Arms, along with Kahles, Meopta and Trijicon optics.

Winchester Australia. Copyright © 2014.