Originally Posted by swampshooter
Idaho, I agree with you. That bullet is intended to be a target bullet. It was never intended for anybody to hunt elk with and Hornady would be the first one to inform you of that.
Very true! However, others have very good success afield despite the Manufacturer's warning.
It took a LRH member 3 shots on a bull but it's 1350 yards (and that's pretty darn good) with custom Winchester model 70 30" lilja barreled 7 STW using 162gr Hornady A-max....
1350yd colorado bull elk
It's experiences like this that makes us all wonder why but a worthwhile information nonetheless consideration for those that pushes the envelope or to the extreme, like to experiment, prove others wrong, takes risks, or whatever the case maybe. In his case, it was a success!
I voted for my "FREEDOM", "GUNS", and "MONEY" - keep the change - UNK.
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