Elk load/rifle?

Discussion in 'Modern Firearms' started by GrouseAssasin, May 19, 2015.

  1. headoftheholler

    headoftheholler 12 pointer

    Oct 16, 2007
    Getshot, KY
    Yeah, the 156g is heavy for caliber which generally indicates excellent performance in penetration. Those Norma's turned in a .356" group @ 95 yards (5 shots) but they are sooo pricey
  2. trust me

    trust me Troubled Loner

    Nov 27, 2004
    Jerkwater, KY
    Befallen is when it looks and feels like the Hand of God has reached down and jerked the world out from under you.
  3. GrouseAssasin

    GrouseAssasin 12 pointer

    Aug 1, 2009
    Jackson, ky
    So really, really, REALLY killed. Dead and then some.
  4. Brawny

    Brawny Fawn

    Dec 5, 2007
    End of the line
    Barnes Vortex 140 grain TTSX or Hornady Superformance 139 grain GMX would be a couple of good choices also. Lighter bullets means flatter trajectory and less recoil, at least with the Barnes load. The Superformance will kick a little harder due to increased velocity but should shoot a little flatter than the Barnes load.

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