had a discussion on another forum--300wby vs 300wsm. under no condition will the wsm match the 300 wby. another thing i learned is that with the heavier bullets in the 300wsm, you use up case powder space-thus defeating the purpose of the wsm.
The only advantage I see the WSMs and SAUMs having is the eliminate the long bolt draw that's present in most full-length magnum chamberings, so people with shorter arms, or those who dislike that long draw have guns that they can handle more easily.
[ This Message was edited by: Captain_Obvious on 2004-01-29 20:02 ]
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...