6.5mm Creedmoor Ammo For Sale

Brought to market in 2007 by Hornady, the 6.5mm Creedmoor is a centerfire rifle cartridge that's a modified version of the .30 TC (which itself is based on the venerable .308 Winchester cartridge). Engineered by Hornady for long-range target shooting, it's since become popular for game hunting. Learn More

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  1. Magtech 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 500 Rounds of 140 Grain FMJBT Ammunition

    16 In stock now
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    $310.00 Price

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    • 500 Rounds
    • Made by Magtech

    • Made by Magtech
    • 500 Rounds
    • 62¢ Cost Per Round
    • 140 Grain
    • FMJ-BT Bullet
    • Foreign Discount Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2660 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2200 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Magtech SKU 65A
    • UPC 754908227709
  2. Sellier and Bellot 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 500 Rounds of 140 Grain FMJ-BT Ammunition

    13 In stock now
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    $339.99 Price

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    • 500 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

  3. Sellier & Bellot 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 20 Rounds of 140 Grain FMJBT Ammunition

    74 In stock now
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    $15.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

  4. Sellier & Bellot 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 500 Rounds of 140 Grain SP Ammunition

    16 In stock now
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    $380.00 Price

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    • 500 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • Made by Sellier and Bellot
    • 500 Rounds
    • 76¢ Cost Per Round
    • 140 Grain
    • SP Bullet
    • Foreign Discount Hunting
  5. Sellier & Bellot 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 20 Rounds of 140 Grain SP Ammunition

    69 In stock now
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    $16.49 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • Made by Sellier and Bellot
    • 20 Rounds
    • 82.5¢ Cost Per Round
    • 140 Grain
    • SP Bullet
    • Foreign Discount Hunting
  6. Winchester USA Ready 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 200 Rounds of 125 Grain OT Ammunition

    10 In stock now
    Image For 200 Rounds Of 125 Grain Open Tip Boxer Brass 6.5 Creedmoor Winchester Ammunition
    $169.99 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • Made by Winchester
    • 200 Rounds
    • 85¢ Cost Per Round
    • 125 Grain
    • Open Tip Bullet
    • American-made Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2850 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2254 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Winchester SKU RED65
    • UPC 00020892226630
  7. Federal Non-Typical Whitetail 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 200 Rounds of 140 Grain SP Ammunition

    13 In stock now
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    $189.99 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • Made by Federal
    • 200 Rounds
    • 95¢ Cost Per Round
    • 140 Grain
    • SP Bullet
    • American-made Discount Hunting
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2750 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2351 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Federal SKU 65CDT1
    • UPC 50004544627353
  8. Hornady American Gunner 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 200 Rounds of 140 Grain BTHP Ammunition

    16 In stock now
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    $189.99 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 200 Rounds
    • 95¢ Cost Per Round
    • 140 Grain
    • HPBT Bullet
    • American-made Discount Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2690 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2249 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81483
    • UPC 090255814835
  9. Federal Power-Shok 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 200 Rounds of 140 Grain JSP Ammunition

    16 In stock now
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    $195.00 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • Made by Federal
    • 200 Rounds
    • 97.5¢ Cost Per Round
    • 140 Grain
    • JSP Bullet
    • American-made Discount Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2750 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2351 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Federal SKU 65CRDB
    • UPC 50004544638304
  10. Hornady American Whitetail 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 20 Rounds of 129 Grain InterLock Ammunition

    62 In stock now
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    $21.49 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.07 Cost Per Round
    • 129 Grain
    • SP Bullet
    • American-made Discount Hunting
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2820 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2277 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81489
    • UPC 090255814897
  11. Hornady Match 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 80 Rounds of 147 Grain ELD Match Ammunition in Field Box

    82 In stock now
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    $99.99 Price

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    • 80 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 80 Rounds
    • $1.25 Cost Per Round
    • 147 Grain
    • ELD Match Bullet
    • American-made Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2695 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2370 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 815014
    • UPC 090255714067
  12. Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 200 Rounds of 140 Grain ELD Match Ammunition

    13 In stock now
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    $264.99 Price

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    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 200 Rounds
    • $1.32 to $1.33 Cost Per Round
    • 140 Grain
    • ELD Match Bullet
    • American-made Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2710 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2283 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81500
    • UPC 10090255815006
  13. Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 20 Rounds of 140 Grain ELD Ammunition

    68 In stock now
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    $27.99 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.40 Cost Per Round
    • 140 Grain
    • ELD Match Bullet
    • American-made Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2710 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2283 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81500
    • UPC 090255815009
  14. Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 20 Rounds of 147 Grain ELD Match Ammunition

    61 In stock now
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    $28.00 Price

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    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.40 Cost Per Round
    • 147 Grain
    • ELD Match Bullet
    • American-made Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2695 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2370 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81501
    • UPC 090255815016
  15. Federal Gold Medal 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 200 Rounds of 140 Grain Sierra MatchKing BTHP Ammunition

    13 In stock now
    Image For 200 Rounds Of 140 Grain HPBT Boxer Brass 6.5 Creedmoor Federal Ammunition
    $279.99 Price

    Qty:

    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • Made by Federal
    • 200 Rounds
    • $1.40 Cost Per Round
    • 140 Grain
    • HPBT Bullet
    • American-made Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2675 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2224 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Federal SKU GM65CRD1
    • UPC 50004544630315
  16. Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 200 Rounds of 147 Grain ELD Match Ammunition

    12 In stock now
    Image For 200 Rounds Of 147 Grain ELD Match Boxer Brass 6.5 Creedmoor Hornady Ammunition
    $279.99 Price

    Qty:

    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 200 Rounds
    • $1.40 Cost Per Round
    • 147 Grain
    • ELD Match Bullet
    • American-made Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2695 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2370 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81501
    • UPC 090255815016
  17. Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 20 Rounds of 120 Grain ELD Match Ammunition

    66 In stock now
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    $28.59 Price

    Qty:

    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.43 Cost Per Round
    • 120 Grain
    • ELD Bullet
    • American-made Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2910 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2256 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81491
    • UPC 090255814910
  18. Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 200 Rounds of 120 Grain ELD Match Ammunition

    1 In stock now
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    $294.99 Price

    Qty:

    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 200 Rounds
    • $1.47 to $1.48 Cost Per Round
    • 120 Grain
    • ELD Match Bullet
    • American-made Range
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2910 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2256 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81491
    • UPC 10090255814917
  19. Hornady Precision Hunter 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 200 Rounds of 143 Grain ELD-X Ammunition

    14 In stock now
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    $319.99 Price

    Qty:

    • 200 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 200 Rounds
    • $1.60 Cost Per Round
    • 143 Grain
    • ELD-X Bullet
    • American-made Hunting
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2700 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2315 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81499
    • UPC 10090255814993
  20. Hornady Precision Hunter 6.5 Creedmoor Ammo - 20 Rounds of 143 Grain ELD-X Ammunition

    81 In stock now
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    $33.99 Price

    Qty:

    • 20 Rounds
    • Made by Hornady

    • Made by Hornady
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.70 Cost Per Round
    • 143 Grain
    • ELD Bullet
    • American-made Hunting
    • New Condition
    • Brass Casing
    • Boxer Primer
    • 2700 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 2315 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • Hornady SKU 81499
    • UPC 090255814996
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The 6.5mm Creedmoor is touted by some shooters to be at the top of the ladder when it comes to an all-purpose bullet. Although this cartridge is revolutionary in its way, a previous incarnation, the 6.5x55mm Swedish Ammo, has been around much longer than a decade. The caliber that the 6.5mm Creedmoor is based on was initially developed in Norway and Sweden in 1894 as part of their military arsenal. It was introduced to the US after World War II when surplus rifles began to arrive on the shores. Many became enchanted with the caliber because it was inexpensive, yet few manufacturers were loading it.

In the 1990s several companies began to manufacture bullets similar to the 6.5x55mm Swedish Ammo, but still hadn’t managed to achieve the lighter weight and aerodynamic ability demanded by users. Fast forward to 2005 and the conception of the 6.5 Creedmoor.

This incarnation is relatively new to the ammo world, conceived by legendary High Power Rifle competitor and General Manager of Creedmoor Sports, Dennis DeMille. DeMille was attending the National Matches along with friend Dave Emary, Hornady Manufacturing’s senior ballistician, when he was approached by several shooters complaining about the unpredictability of the 6mmXC. The ammo was doing damage to their rifles and the absence of the reloading recipe presented frustration to the shooters, particularly during rapid reloading. Since DeMille’s company was the exclusive distributor of the rifles being used at the competition, the shooters looked to him to create a solution.

DeMille looked to the .30-06 for inspiration and then created a list of variables that had to be achieved if he was going to create the ideal ammo. The variables included medium velocity, magazine cartridge size, light recoil, and a reloading recipe printed on the box. Emary accepted DeMille’s challenge to create a bullet to match his specifications and the 6.5mm Creedmoor was born.

Testing ensued and in 2007, Hornady debuted the new caliber at the SHOT Show. The 6.5mm Creedmoor was intended to be a “do-anything” bullet, a concept that intrigued competition shooters and created more than its share of skeptics. How could a small bullet with a medium velocity fare well in long range competition and be strong enough to take down large game in the wild? They were about to find out. Early devotees adopted the magazine-sized cartridge and began using it in competition with great success. Hunters tested it in the wild and quickly learned that the bullet could be effective against big game, a fact that surprised even the most hardcore skeptics.

New rifles tailored for the 6.5 Creedmoor began to appear on the scene, running the gamut from a lightweight mountain rifle to an AR tactical weapon. Currently, Hornady reports that the 6.5mm Creedmoor ranks second to the .223 in sales. Other manufacturers quickly followed suit and now the caliber is offered by several manufacturers including Federal and Winchester. What started out as an underdog with big dreams has developed into what some shooters refer to as the “ultimate cartridge.”

6.5mm Creedmoor Ballistics: Chart of Average 6.5mm Creedmoor Ballistics

Note: This information comes from the manufacturer and is for informational purposes only. The actual ballistics obtained with your firearm can vary considerably from the advertised ballistics. Also, ballistics can vary from lot to lot with the same brand and type load.

6.5mm Creedmoor Bullet WEIGHT Muzzle VELOCITY (fps) Muzzle ENERGY (ft. lbs.) TRAJECTORY (in.)
  Muzzle 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds. Muzzle 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds. 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds.
120 Grain 3020 2815 2619 2430 2251 2430 2111 1827 1574 1350 1.4 0 -6.5 -18.9
120 Grain 3050 2850 2659 2476 2300 2479 2164 1884 1634 1310 1.4 0 -6.3 -18.3
129 Grain Superformance 2950 2756 2570 2392 2221 2492 2175 1892 1639 1417 1.5 0 -6.8 -19.7
140 Grain 2550 2380 2217 2060 1910 2021 1761 1527 1319 1134 2.3 0 -9.4 -27
140 Grain 2710 2557 2410 2267 2129 2283 2033 1805 1598 1410 1.9 0 -7.9 -22.6
140 Grain 2820 2654 2494 2339 2190 2472 2179 1915 1679 1467 1.7 0 -7.2 -20.6
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  • Kenny said:

    "At 200 meters can hit a quarter from either a TCenter or Savage rifle. Kills buck deer with just one hit in the chest, same killing power as any 7mm or .30 caliber but with much less recoil. The 6.5 mm CM is the new standard to displace the .308 or .3006 ; why suffer more recoild with no more killing power? "