Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

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Zeral1
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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby Zeral1 » March 3rd, 2015, 12:19 pm

Good, quickly became my favorite gun to use on Bushrangers run due to the long distances.
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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby Tanngnjostr » July 17th, 2015, 12:42 am

I instantly fell in love with this gun! I like its looks and its sounds. It's my favorite weapon for medium sized game, but I have even dropped wild boar from 150 m with it (not always on the spot, though). It's great for sniping ibex in the mountains of VdB and you usually get a 100 % HV with it.
Now if only the 12x50 scope would fit on it I'd say it's excellent. Unfortunately it doesn't, so I give it a "good".
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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby Ravenousfox » July 17th, 2015, 4:17 pm

I like the look/sound of the rifle even the scope reticle for the gun is very nice. Nice fast reload animation as well.

I would like say though, the .270 rifle is a bit stronger than the 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle to be honest.
I've shot wild boar and feral hogs before on body hits far out and they seem to bleed out using a .270 but the 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle I find they don't bleed out.
At least that's what I've experienced.

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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby Hogtracker » August 10th, 2015, 12:47 pm

I've seen a .30-06 shot within 3meters from a tree stand in the shoulder and the bullet just got buried in the armored cartilage. He just shook. I've shot feral hogs from within 15 feet a head on shot. The bullet just ricocheted off. He shook his head and ran off.
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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby DanielRN » August 10th, 2015, 1:31 pm

Hogtracker wrote:I've seen a .30-06 shot within 3meters from a tree stand in the shoulder and the bullet just got buried in the armored cartilage. He just shook. I've shot feral hogs from within 15 feet a head on shot. The bullet just ricocheted off. He shook his head and ran off.

This thread is about 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle, not the .30-06.


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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby Knut » August 11th, 2015, 9:00 am

Hogtracker wrote:I've seen a .30-06 shot within 3meters from a tree stand in the shoulder and the bullet just got buried in the armored cartilage. He just shook. I've shot feral hogs from within 15 feet a head on shot. The bullet just ricocheted off. He shook his head and ran off.

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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby nosnerb » October 5th, 2015, 3:02 pm

What is the reloading rate (firing rate) compared to a gun like the 30-06 or the 7mm bullup?
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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby knott » October 14th, 2015, 5:05 am

Not as fast but still fast. Not to much of a difference.
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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby GodOfThunder70 » November 17th, 2015, 7:38 am

The Blaser R8 is one of the best rifles in the game (IMO).

What I´m missing is, switching on the red dot of the scope, if you are moving the safety up.
Besides that, I would love to see more variations of that rifle. Like .300 , 7 mm , .375 up to 10.3 x 60R
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Re: Rifles | 6.5x55 Blaser R8 Bolt Action Rifle

Postby nosnerb » December 11th, 2015, 11:47 am

AMAZING. It`s like a 45-70 for ibex. It makes my lousy shots perfect. An intestine shot on an ibex at 60m dropped it. Super steady. Got an ibex at 185m with no problems. Definiitely one of my top 3 favorite guns

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