How does a .22 caliber 70 grain bullet rolling at about 3100 fps sound? In case you're keeping track that's hotter than a .223. What I'm talking about of course is the 5.6x52mmR... otherwise known as the Savage .22 Hi Power... or .22 Imp. I don't know about you but it sounds pretty damned nice to me.
This round was developed by Savage in 1912, and believe it or not initially became extremely popular among soft skinned dangerous game hunters... you know... lions and tigers and such. Looking back that probably wasn't a good idea... I do believe several folks died because they only wounded the critters.
Still... this has a lot going for it. It is an extremely accurate round... and its over the magic 3000fps mark.
It fell out of favor here in the US ... but its still popular in europe I believe. Anyway.. I dunno about you but I'd like to have one.
A: Woodford Reserve. Just because. Dammit.
T: Gurkha. As usual.
F: Hrm... I figure I better go with the Tracker seven shot .357. Its been that kind of week around here.
How about you?