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USDefender
09-07-2011, 13:45
As my title says, are the two rounds equivalent? (Roughly speaking, of course.) I was wondering if the Russian round would be good for hunting Elk... :dunno:

Zak Smith
09-07-2011, 14:29
They are not the same cartridge.

They are roughly similar, as is 8x57JS.

Pick an appropriate bullet and you should be GTG.

USDefender
09-07-2011, 16:07
Much obliged. :cool: