I have taken a few moose and a few deer with 6.5CM 143 ELD-X and 300 Rum 220 ELD-X and 308win 178 gr ELD-X. I personally love the bullet.
For Elk and up i think either of your choices will work well. but for a true short action i would go 7 SAUM
What were you not impressed with about the bullet?
I have shot deer with a 143 ELD-X from 100-300 yards, Moose with 178 ELD-x from a .308 win from 30-150 yards and i have shoot moose and deer with a 220 ELD-X at 650 yards and was very happy with the performance of the bullet on everything.
The Sig will only give you Dope out to 800 yards unless paired with a ballistic app through blue tooth, the BR2500 will give dope to 1400 yards without an additional device. Albeit if your taking a 1400 yard shot you probably want a kestral anyways for the wind. I have used the BR2500 to make...
I don't know if you have looked into Seek tents lately but the have 10 models of backpacking tents, with the cimmaron being the heaviest at Complete weight - canopy, stakes, carbon pole - 55 oz / 3 lb 7 oz. They are the definition of quality lightweight tents IMHO.
I think they have a...
For me it was just a progression in shooting in general, been shooting for over 20 years and shooting at 300 yards just wasn't exciting anymore and I got the itch to start reaching out farther. Then i stumbled on this site and it really took off from there.
I love the ELD-X line and have used it in .308 win, 300RUM, and 6.5CM
Have witnessed/made 7 1 shot DRT kills with it from 25-664 yards on deer and moose.
Both the 25 yard shot and the 664 yard shot were on moose.
Interesting the way the bullet traveled, i agree with revolting peasant in his...
I have the seek outside cimmaron, its a great tent and held up awesome in high winds up on the mountains. I have a lite outdoors titanium stove but have not needed it yet. The Cimmaron fit 4 guys and gear without the stove, it will fit 2 with the stove easy.