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Old 09-07-2021, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Rogeronimo View Post
Actually, this is it. I figured the cartridge had a sweet spot with bullet weight. I scored a case of 200 grain Winchester factory ammo, but needed a platform to utilize some components I have that are collecting dust. When I have some once-fired commercial brass, I even have some 250 grain Hornady interlocks on deck, for comparison.
The shooter that had to have the 250's was in the NE and ran into heavy bears. IIRC the last one he shot went over 400 lbs and he loved the performance of the 250's on heavy game. I think they would work well on elk in the timber, but where I hunt you are as likely to have a 400 yard shot as a 40 yard one.
Front sight and squeeze
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