.35 Remington

by Bill Smith

One shot from my 1962 Sears Roebuck model 45 in .35 Rem (Marlin 336) struck at the point of the shoulder and the buck went down instantly. Another Elk Hunting Tip, "shot placement."

I might add that my .35 Rem appears to have dropped a medium deer flawlessly, but I now have serious doubts as to its capability to take an elk. The bullet did not exit the opposite side, the heart and liver were intact but everything above it was mush along with two broken ribs. I doubt the round would have had the same effect on a large elk.

I shoot Hornady Lever Evolution 200 gr. FTX for lever action carbines. They help me achieve 1 moa at 100 yds and 3 inch groups at 200 yards on a good day.

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Apr 05, 2014
35 remington
by: Anonymous

I have shot many deer over the years with my Marlin .35. This gun is the hardest hitting I have used. It has shot through an oak sapling and still put down a deer.

This thing is good up to 150 yards but drops like a rock after that. I would use this in the woods for elk over my 7mm Remington mag for knock down power under 150 yards.

Aug 05, 2013
.35 Remington elk hunting
by: Mario

The 35 Remington can put an elk down as long as it is within at least 150 yards and using a good 200 grain bullet...it is a good caliber and they used these guns for deer bear and elk long before the big magnums came around...there was even one used when Bonnie and Clyde got a real bad case of lead poison all of a sudden and met their demise...the 180 grain Speer hot core bullet will put a deer down pretty fast also...it is a good caliber within reason as far as short distances to shoot big game with it...nice to carry and fast to handle and dependable...

Aug 03, 2012
3 for 3 With my 336 .35 Rem
by: Curt

I would not take a shot longer then 200 yards with my Marlin.

Jan 04, 2012
.35 remington
by: james reynolds

i also have a .35 my father bought me in 1959, and i would have no problem shooting any big game in the northwest.

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