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 ]
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...