H2H 338 06 A Square Vs 35 Whelen Lead

Head to Head: .338-06 A-Square vs. .35 Whelen

Among the ’06 offspring are the .338-06 A-Square and the .35 Whelen, which give the shooter access to a larger frontal diameter and heavier bullet weights than are associated with the .30-06 Springfield. Which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.

Behind the Bullet: .338-06 A-Square

If you’re looking for something out of the norm, which can be housed in a handy rifle that hits hard, give the .338-06 a look. If you spend a bit of time with it, you’ll become a fan rather quickly.

Choosing a Cartridge for North America's Big Game

North America has a wide variety of huntable species, inhabiting many different types of terrain. While there are a few cartridges that can truly be called all-around choices, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with picking a cartridge that perfectly suits the game at hand.


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