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Old February 26, 2013, 04:43 PM   #25
wooly booger
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they are both excellent for large hoofed game. The 9.3 is the only "medium bore" cartridge other than the .375 H&H approved for dangerous game in many African counties.

I have a Ruger #1 in .35 Whelen that has become my "go to" elk and black bear rifle. The recoil of the Whelen is not that bad, similar to a .300 win mag or hot 45-70. Not near as bad as any .338 magnums. I found a #1 in 9.3x62 last year in Helena, MT and kick myself for not buying it.
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