Since I am very picky about power/speed/accuracy of a load I would probably remove the gun from the safe and sell it unless I have killed something with it. I dont like my velocities under 2700fps with the exception of big bores like .35 rem and up. If the load doesnt have atleast 1500 lbs of energy out to 300yds. I will not use it. But every now and then I will stir up some slow but powerful loads for up close and personal huntin.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...