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Old March 1, 2013, 09:42 PM   #33
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When I lived in CO, many of the old timers used a lot of 6.5 mag, 7x57, 284, 270 for deer and elk. And then, of course, there was Mr. Bell:

Bell shot 1,011[10] elephants during his career; all of them bulls apart from 28 cows. He was noted for using high speed, smaller calibre bullets[11][12] rather than the slow speed, larger calibre bullets that were popular with other big game hunters.[13] Around 800 of his kills were made with Rigby rifles manufactured on the Mauser action in .275 Rigby(Also known as the 7x57mm Mauser,
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