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Old September 1, 1999, 02:41 PM   #3
Join Date: August 5, 1999
Posts: 55
Yes, people do hunt with these. You should check out Dan Lilja's website ( because he has a really good article on long-range hunting. In summary, common everyday cartridges (.338 Lapua, etc.) built on small single-shot bolt actions are good to 1,200+ yards in the right hands. Large ones built on the .50 BMG are good to 2,000+ yards in the right hands and under the right conditions. Besides the other manufacturers already mentioned, Hornady also makes the .510" A-Max.

David Curry
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