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Old 07-14-2019, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by GTS225 View Post
For some time, now, I've thought that an "americanized" version of the 7.62x39 would make an excellent medium power hunting round.
Instead of the Russian dimensions of the 7.62 (.311), make it more of a .308x39. One could take advantage of the expanded bullet choices for reloading, yet still have a weapon that doesn't kick you too hard for the needed task(s).

That would require new barrels for already existing guns though, so additional expense would be a limiting factor in the success of the "new" chambering.

There may be a reasonable alternative already, and I'm not aware of it.

Just my 2-pence.....Roger
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