Help chosing an Elk Cartridge.

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by John Spadaro, Dec 4, 2018 at 2:59 PM.

  1. rickjoty

    rickjoty Member

    Dec 28, 2016
    Well I'm thinking about rebarreling my Tikka T3 light from 270 Win to 243. I have a Sako A7 in 270 Win so I don't need two. I might consider selling it if you decide to go with that caliber. I love the 270. I have hand loads developed for it that shoot lights out. Also, two mags. 270 130 53 4350 189.jpg
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  2. John Spadaro

    John Spadaro Member

    Nov 11, 2018

    Hi Kai, that would be much appreciated. I will send you my contact info in a PM.
  3. USAF Marksman

    USAF Marksman Well-Known Member

    Jun 12, 2013
    It’s been about 10 years since I’ve had that 270 WSM. It was an A Bolt II Composite Stalker, with a limbsaver recoil pad. I can recall, and recall telling others, that the recoil on it was mild shooting the 130s and 150s alike. I also recall it feeling more like a push than a punch. I’d say it’s comparable to the -06. I never shot those two calibers side by side though. Since you mentioned it, I have no idea what you can do for reduced loads in the WSM (if at all).