The fat body, short neck and sharp shoulder of the .284 Winchester account for the sizable capacity. It's a great design that offers .280 Rem. performance from a short action rifle. Read more
Most benchresters who are the world's fussiest handloaders, use hand-held straightline tools exclusively.
The 165gn delivers around 200 ft/lbs less energy at 400yds. than the 180gn in the .300 Win. Mag.
The fact is that the .25gn .17 bullet has the low ballistic coefficient.
... and if you find you can shoot it well, make sure you get a scope with really long eye relief.
How much do the European pigs differ from the ones we have here in Oz?
I just finished testing one of the new Tikka T3x rifles in.25-06 and found it very accurate.
"7.62" is the metric diameter of the bore of the barrel and "51" is the length of the brass case without the bullet.
The cartridge head is enclosed by the barrel, bolt and extractor, making the Model 1924 a very strong, safe design.
Ballistically, the 6.5 Rem. Mag. is the equal of the 6.5-284 Norma and 6.5-06. It offers flat trajectories and deep penetration for hunting all deer species.