I have some recipes for my 6.5x55 that are on the upper end of the spectrum for the calibre but I'm not going to share them here because I don't want somebody trying them in a rifle that will not handle them and get hurt. My suggestion is to try loading them up slowly until you get to a point where you want to be and there are no signs of pressure. "Varget" works very well in my rifle.
[ This Message was edited by: chestergolf on 2004-03-30 19:04 ]
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...