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8x57vs 8mm-06

I have worked up some loads for the standard 8x57 that surpassed the 30-06. A Hornady 195 grain in the 8x57 at 2500+ fps will drop elk or moose fast.  I have ran the 8x57 and the  8mm-06 over the chronograph, not worth the extra $$ for such a minimal gain.