100 gr is pretty light for the 6.5mm... A good match bullet for a 6mm gun is the 107 gr SMK.
Maybe someone should try to work up a load with a 123 gr SMK? Or even an A-Max's in the same weight?
I question your friend more than I question the gun.
Last edited by allaroundhunter; February 10, 2013 at 10:59 PM.