Kimber, Are You Listening?

One of the most overlooked centerfire big game cartridges is the .35 Remington. It is deer capable out to 150 yards or so and if handloaded in a modern bolt action it is a true 250 yard cartridge. I know, I’ve had two bolt-action .35 Remingtons and they are infinitely more versatile than a .358 Winchester. This is because factory .35 Remington ammo is great for woods hunting, kids and others that are recoil sensitive and, with handloads a 200 grain bullet at around 2400 fps is possible. Though the case rim is slightly smaller, it will still work in any action for a .308 sized case.

Hey Kimber, how bout an 84 in .35 Remington?


About gunwriter

Born and raised in the West Virginia hills, Richard literally grew up in the woods. He has chased coon hounds until daylight, waited out whitetails perched high in an oak, canoed the New River and hunted from the Montana Mountains to the Green Hills of Africa. During service in the Army and later as a municipal police officer and Special Agent with the railroad police, Richard obtained numerous certifications in small arms instruction. He has trained military personnel, law enforcement officers and civilians in the application of firearms for defensive, competitive and recreational use. Richard won the West Virginia Governor’s Twenty Award for law enforcement, the West Virginia National Guard State Pistol Competition and earned his Distinguished Medal with pistol. Badge turned in, Richard is now a contributing editor for several magazines. He was the compiling author of the book, Rifle Bullets for the Hunter and conceptualized and contributed to Selecting and Ordering a Custom Hunting Rifle. Richard also contributed a chapter to the John Velke book, The True Story of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency. Richard has patents on a riflescope reticle and a revolutionary bullet testing media. A hillbilly at heart, Richard lives on Shadowland - his shooting range in West Virginia - with the most understanding wife in the world, their three kids and a very protective ridgeback hound.
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One Response to Kimber, Are You Listening?

  1. RG says:

    Amen Brotha!

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