The Alaska is a classic among Scandinavian moose hunters and is loaded in most common calibres for moose. This is a well-proved softpoint bullet with a soft gilding metal jacket which gives rapid and massive mushrooming.
This was the official Italian military cartridge from 1891 to the end of WW II. It was designed for the bolt action Mannlicher-Carcano rifle and is designated 6,5x52 in Europe. A fair number of these rifles were “liberated” during the war and many more sold in the USA at very low prices after 1945 which makes it a fairly widely-used cartridge. Norma has for many years been the sole manufacturer of cases and ammunition. Due to the relatively low working pressure of the 6,5 Carcano rifle this round cannot be loaded to the same velocities as other 6,5 mm cartridges. However it remains a fine deer, antelope and black bear cartridge. The Carcano rifle is the only smokeless powder rifle which was made with gain twist barrels and most rifles will be most accurate with bullets weighing 140 grains or more.
Caliber 6,5 x 52 Carcano
Ballistic coefficient G10.276
V0 2430 f/s
V200 1855 f/s
V300 1604 f/s
E0 2046 ft.-lb
E50 1574 ft.-lb
E100 1192 ft.-lb
E200 891 ft.-lb
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