6,5 x 55 SE. 7 mm Rem. Yes. 6 XC. I dropped a large Alaskan bull moose with a 30-06 with one shot. 7 x 57 R. 7 x 57. Joined … By contrast something like a 300 or 7mm magnum would offer a little bit flatter shooting which could be an advantage depending on where you hunt. The .338 Lapua Magnum has a much shorter history than the .330 Win Mag. Jan 24, 2018 #2 gohring3006 Well-Known Member. If you aren’t trying to knock a moose off it’s feet at 1000 yards, want to avoid shooter’s fatigue from rifle recoil, or are aiming at targets within 100 yards, the Creedmoor might be more reasonable. Mag. 35 Whelen 358 Norma Mag. The .338 Lapua is the current darling of the sniper world and is generally shot in 15 lbs rifles with enormous muzzle-brakes. The reasons are obvious. When I was living in Alaska my BAR in .338 Win mag was just right for moose and the brownies. Dec 7, 2020 #44 T. tomsd Well-Known Member. 6,5 - 284 Norma. Mag. It is quite popular with elk hunters, with bullets ranging between 200–225 gr (13.0–14.6 g) generally preferred for large class 3 game such as elk or moose. For what purpose? The new Naturalis® design uses state of the art technology to produce consistent, […] All available cartridges in caliber 338 Lapua Mag. Lapua hunting ammunition is made to perform, every time, with the right type of ammunition the game demands. That puts it mostly in the non-hunting category (as most commercially available loads show), and it helps tremendously in explaining its popularity (because people can actually shoot it, generally from prone position), in addition to the "tacticool" fashion that … The design specifications of this cartridge make it suitable for several civilian applications, such as large game hunting and long range competitive shooting. Reactions: XSIVSPD. The Naturalis® hunting bullets and cartridges can be used in hunting areas where lead core bullets are prohibited. I think a 25/26" barreled 338 WM, shooting 230-250 grain bullets would be a great Elk/Moose/Bear set up and shooting lighter bullets double for deer. 338 Laupa Magnum Developed by Lapua during the early 1980's as a military sniper cartridge, the .338 Lapua utilizes a modernized and strenghtened .416 Rigby case. by Norma. 6 mm Caliber. Elk in none bear country maybe. 375 Blaser Mag. Do you think it would be worth getting a smaller caliber rifle, like 6,5 or 30-06? While the .338 Lapua may not be the best cartridge to be used for hunting, it can still do some serious damage to big prey like an elk or moose. .338 Lapua rifles are often heavy and hard to carry around so it is not the best choice of a firearm to use for hunting purposes. The .338-06 is a very popular wildcat round and is suitable for heavy bodied game such as moose, elk and brown bear. Joined Dec 10, 2013 … 6,5 Jap. How effective is the .338 Lapua Magnum for hunting? Re: 338 Lapua Scenar 250 HPBT for Hunting ive done well with the .250 smk's and scenar's and i took a mule deer @ 1,350 with a hornady .250 grain match bullets got some on a trade and decided to load them up and they killed clean. Reactions: StumpGrinder, cjhunts_alot, Joe Bishop and 3 others. My plan is to calculate shooting solutions for different ammo, … 338 Lapua Mag has enough energy at 1000 yards to penetrate heavy personnel armor, ... and moose are your options. 243 Win. 338 Lapua mag, 375 H&H, 9.3x62 Mauser, 35 Whelan, 300Win Mag, 7mm Rem Mag are the calibers I own suitable moose and that’s the order I would chose them in. Improve your hunting performance with CadexFirearms. Moose and Caribou frequent the far shore and during the winter Caribou walk across the frozen lake. is ideally suited to a wide range of big game including elk and moose. This is the laminated single shot rifle, I would use it for elk and moose. .300 outdoes .308 in every category but is more expensive and more recoil. The author is right about the 6.5 Creed I own two in AR10s and neither gets the nod for moose. 6,5 Creedmoor. The .338 Lapua shooters are holding their own with the .50BMG shooters at the 1000 yard range compatition shoots here at the Ft Greely range. Thanks . One of the most popular match calibers, the 6,5mm bullet has excellent aerodynamic properties and good sectional density which give it good ballistic potential. Dec 7, 2020 #89 D. dogz Well-Known Member. Joined Mar 17, 2014 Messages 3,996 Location Ohio. Rightly so: It offers tremendous performance on … I also hunt with a .308 Winchester. Londero sports is the Firearms Dealer #1 in Canada with a wide variety of weapons (rifles and shotguns, pistols and revolver). LRH Team Member. 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