Originally Posted by zkgeorge
Appreciate the input guy's..
It sure does shoot straight and is nice & light / easy for carrying through the bush. I suspect the penalty is reduced velocity but the deer don't complain too much about how fast the bullet is going..
I am quite interested to see what speeds we are getting so plan to borrow a Chrony. When I find out I will put up the load data here for interest's sake..
Cheers - George.
I suspect that you will find ( with Chronograph measurements ) that you are probably equal or somewhat LESS
than the velocities of a .257 Roberts.
(which I consider a FINE caliber in the hands of a GOOD shooter.)
HONESTLY...let US know WHAT
your results are !
I LIKE the .257 Roberts AND I'm very FOND of the 7X57 Mauser cartridge!
( BOTH PERFORM
FAR and ABOVE people's estimates....especially
in the hands of a Marksman.....and NOT a LOT of felt recoil in most rifles !
Care to guess what caliber has killed the MOST Elephants?
But...THAT is another