208 Eld-m for hunting

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by WRO, Aug 28, 2018.

  1. WRO

    WRO Well-Known Member

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    I'm just starting load development on my 300 norma mag, shots on game will be typically under 1k.

    Just wondering if anyone had any experiences with game and the 208 ELD-M.

    Rifle details are:

    1 in 9 Hells Canyon barrel
    Rim country action
    Hawkins precision bottom metal
    trigger tech trigger
    PTG V brake
    manners EH-1
    swarovski X5 3.5x18
    Bertram Brass 300 norma brass

    Built by Precise rifle solutions out of Redmond Oregon
     

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  2. phorwath

    phorwath Well-Known Member

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    They will expire in short order when shot broadside thru both lungs. I've used the 225gr Eld-M.
     
  3. Sevy

    Sevy Well-Known Member

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    Enough people have used the 208 amax for hunting for years and its my understanding that the eldm is basically the a max. I am gonna use the 225 eldm this year and am interested to see how it does. I would go for it if ibwere you.
     
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