Originally Posted by Len Backus
Too many unknown variables.
What possible use is it to know just the bare rifle weight and cartridge name?
typical wind conditions
typical shooting distance
typical carry distance
typical game ( elk or prairie dogs)
typical transport (feet or jeep).
typical shooting style (offhand, bipod, bench).
To me rifle weight only indicates the practicality of carrying a rifle, and even that depends on the terrain. Of my various rifles weight says little about their useful range or accuracy or even delivered energy.