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Old 09-07-2011, 13:45   #1
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7.62 x 54R = .30-06?

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...
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Old 09-07-2011, 14:29   #2
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They are not the same cartridge.

They are roughly similar, as is 8x57JS.

Pick an appropriate bullet and you should be GTG.
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Old 09-07-2011, 16:07   #3
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Much obliged.
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