It would depend on the game. I think it is more than adequate for any dangerous game in N. America. If you are heading out of NA you may want something with a little more punch. Do you reload for it? It is not very common anymore. I had the pleasure of shooting one a few years back and it was like going back in time. It is a great round though.
Probably not - we've all heard the stories about charging bears that were "dead bears running" but kept coming anyway. It's definitely more than enough round to kill any dangerous game - but once they charge all bets are off short of a head or spine shot.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...