Shoot em where it counts and the difference is academic.
Elk are big and tough, but they aren't bulletproof. This I know. Both choices will be fine. I used 150gr cup and core bullets in 30-06 for elk for years. Hit them good and they fall down. Of your choices I'd favor the '06 with 165gr partitions. What bullet you shooting in the 8mm?
Wanted: 50 Beowulf Brass, .500 cal bullets
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