Lapua to release 6mm Creedmoor brass later this year

Lapua jumps into the 6mm Creedmoor craze, announcing it will soon offer brass for the popular round. (Photo: Lapua)

Reloading components maker Lapua is set to join the 6mm Creedmoor craze, announcing that it will soon offer its own take on the platform with the launch of the Lapua 6mm Creedmoor case.

A necked down version of the industry’s new darling load, the 6.5 Creedmoor, the 6mm Creedmoor delivers higher velocity, flatter trajectories and reduced recoil. Lapua says demand for the 6mm Creedmoor case came almost immediately after the release of the 6.5 Creedmoor, as shooters began to discover the benefits of the Creedmoor clan.

Lapua said its 6mm Creedmoor case shares the same quality features as the 6.5 Creedmoor brass.

“It is a beautifully drawn case, properly annealed at the neck and shoulder, with head metallurgy specifically chosen for durability, and the same small rifle primer, small flash-hole design that delivers the ultimate accuracy edge,” Lapua said in a press release. “The smaller 6mm bore diameter offers an excellent selection of proven low-drag match bullets that offer outstanding long range performance with even less recoil.”

Though the original 6.5 Creedmoor was created as a response to NRA High Power competition, according to Lapua, PRS and other shooting disciplines have quickly gravitated towards the Creedmoor loads for their impressive results on the range and in the field. Lapua says its certain that consumers will be equally pleased with its latest dive into the Creedmoor pool.

“We know Lapua’s latest offering will find a niche with discerning shooters in demanding competitive disciplines. Whether it’s a timed run against steel at unknown ranges, or the precision of placing shots in the X-ring, this Lapua case is just right for you,” the company added.

While no specific dates or pricing information has been released, Lapua says consumers can expect to see the new Creedmoor case appear later this year.

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