Would the 200 FTX bullet work ? If not what would you use?
32 SPCL #58
This was a good yarn and could be of assistance to you Alaska moose with .35 Remington I'm waiting for my mate to come out of the desert as he has probably shot a camel with his 35 by now. They are a big lump of animal too. Used mine a bit and would hunt everything here in Aus with it even water Buff with the right bullet.
Sorry forgot! I'd use a 250 grn hard cast bullet with a big meplat.
The Hornady would be my only choice, but a 30-06 would be better
I've shot a bunch of game with the 35 and in my experience, with today's ammo choices, the 30-30 is better all around.
Pop, how far away will the elk likely be? As long as the distance is reasonable, it will be fine.
I have hunted elk since I was old enough to hunt and the 35 Remington is plenty of gun for the job. First off you need to know what your longest range is going to be and then go from there. Personally I like the larger bullets for elk which can be a very tough animal. If your only hunting in the timber the 35 would be a very good choice.
USN-Iron Men on wooden Ships, minesweepers.
MSO 488 and MSO437
Team 45-70 #394
Team 39 #96
Team 60 #35
Team Old Pharts #44 "Pharty-Four"
Life member RMEF
IF? I were to use my 35 Rem. on elk I stuff the Speer 220's in it.
ASE Master certified engine machinist
Team .30-30 #234
Team .35 #159
Team .45-70 #161
Team 1894 #30
Team 39 #40
Team 444 #357
Team .32 SPECIAL #3
Team 60 #8
Team 450 #89
I would think it be very effective if it were within 100yds with proper shot placement
Never judge anyone by the color of their skin... unless their spray tan looks really bad
should work great at 150 or a little more
A 32Wspl will work at 150 yards with a cast bullet. You should be good "at least" that far, as long as the shots can be placed.
Good luck on your quest.
WDRA, Billy Dixon Emeritus
Team 35 Mbr #75
Team 32 Mbr #27
Team Old Pharts #226
Team Browning #49
Marlin League #155
NRA Life Mbr
Marlin 70HC 22lr
Marlin 60Dlx 50th Ann. 22lr
Marlin 30TK 30-30 18.5"
Marlin 336RC Texan 35R 20"
Marlin 444 24"
Win 94 32Wspl 20"
Win BB94 356W 20"
Win 1873 38WCF 24"
Win 1886 40-82 20"
When it ceases to be fun, I shall cease to do it - Sweetwater
The proof is in the freezer - Sweetwater
The 35 Remington is "enough" for elk provided the hunter has "enough" resolve to only take the shot when conditions are right.