It's a good round if you can find factory ammo for it or if you like to reload. Also finding cases could be a problem. It is based on the Rigby case. There are other more common rounds out there that will do just as good and the components to reload them are easier to find.
Its a great round perhaps a bit better than the 338rum or 338-378. 250gr bullets are usually the top end weight for the twist rate in most factory rifles. Reloading is a must if you want to shoot a lot and don't want to really rack up the $$$. Norma and Lapua make brass. Don't even bother with bullets like a partition, stick to designs more like the accubond.
Hornday probably makes the cheapest factory ammo, with the exception of HSM, but both are kind of hard to get right now due to the increase in the popularity of the cartridge.
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...