6.5 x 55

  1. Introduction

    Hi! First post here. I am a Norwegian hunter, who hunts both mammals and birds in Norway and Sweden, and sometimes in other countries. Been hunting in almost 20 years. Rifle: 6.5*55 and 30.06 Shotgun : 12/89 and 12/70 Sorry for my poor english. Pål Sindre Svae
  2. Should a novice choose a flatter shooting calibre for their one and only rifle???

    Once again I'm looking to learn from the collective wisdom of SD members, please help? I have been looking at the 6.5x55 SWE as an all round calibre (will probably only ever have one stalking rifle) and know this is a bit of a hot potato on SD forum and it is often a lively debate that follows...
  3. 6.5 x 55 comparison

    Please forgive my ignorance. I have recently taken up stalking and I love it but I'm not really that interested in rifles. I just want one that feel well built and will put the bullets where I want them (so far as my ability allows). I've been advised to go for a 6.5 x 55 and so I'm looking at...
  4. 7x57 v. 6.5 x 55 v 25-06

    I am about to apply for my FAC and am looking for a rifle for both roe and reds with the possibility of occasional foxing. I have done a lot of reading and spoken to several stalkers. I am favouring the 25-06, as it seems to be fairly versitile and very flat, although the 7x57 doesn't seem...