View Full Version : 6PPC VS. 6.5x.284 - Same bolt face???

August 9, 2007, 03:42 PM
Does the 6PPC and the 6.5 x .284 use the same size bolt face???
Thanks for any help!!

Jim Watson
August 9, 2007, 05:06 PM

August 9, 2007, 05:32 PM
That stinks, I found a guy that's got a 6PPC benchrest rifle for a good price. I was hoping that I could put a 6.5 x .284 barrel on it and be ready at 1,000 yards, BUT, it looks like that's a no go......... : - (

August 10, 2007, 12:13 AM
Yeah, that old 6mm PPC is probably near worn out. I bet those groups have opened to almost .090". Practically worthless! Offer to trade him your old pocket knife for it.;)

Actually, depending on the action, you may be able to open up the bolt face, but you could never lengthen the action.

August 10, 2007, 09:27 PM
So a good rifle smith could get the 6PPC bolt face to accept the 6.5 x .284???
The next problem is action/bolt length, is a '' typical '' 6PPC action long enough to accept the 6.5 x .284????
Is that possible???

August 11, 2007, 06:59 AM

Go a different route to get a 6.5x284.