Re: Possibilities .243Win caliber hunting.
The 6mm bore is my favorite, my first hunting rifle was a Savage 110 in 243win... I can't remember how many mule deer fell to that rifle with the old 95grn Barnes X, then rechambered it to 243 ackley for yotes pushin a Sierra 80grn blitz @3450, then rebarreled & rechambered it to 6mm Ackley pushing a 85 grn partition to 3600 (current configuration). Now I have a DPMS LR-243 (sweet rifle) shooting the 87grn V-Max, and a full custom Rem700 LA chambered in 6mm-284 shootin 107 SMKs. My grandfather used the 243win for elk to great success (proper placement). Do yourself a favor, pick up the 243, handload good bullets and start the love affair many of us on LRH have for the 6mm bore.
You won't be sorry...