How good is the 270 Winchester?

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How good is the 270 Winchester?

270 Win. is a great choice for almost all deer hunting and extremely useful elsewhere. No, we don’t shoot big bears or buffaloes with the . 270, but on game up to elk, bullet performance is awesome, recoil is pleasant and the . 270 shoots flat enough to simplify most shots.

Which is bigger 308 or 270?

270 vs 308: Cartridge Sizes 308 Winchester cartridges have very different external dimensions. The . 270 Winchester has a significantly longer case length (2.54″ vs 2.015″) as well as overall length (3.34″ vs 2.81″).

What’s better 270 Win or 270 WSM?

270 WSM is about 150-200 fps more than you get with the standard cartridge. In the older cartridge, you can reach 2,950 fps with a 150-grain bullet, which I consider the most useful weight, while in the . 270 WSM you can reach 3,050. I found that the lighter bullet weights give a greater increase in velocities.

Is a Remington 270 a good gun?

270 is a solid choice. The ammo is readily avavailable everywhere and is often cheaper compared to many other centerfire rifle calibers like . 30-06 Springfield or . 308 Winchester.

Is 270 win a barrel burner?

270 Win barrel life, some guys (including gunsmith) say that it is as low as 1000 rounds before accuracy falls off noticeably and others suggest up to around 4000.

What is the difference between 270 Winchester and 270 Weatherby?

270 WSM offers its performance from a shorter action, and does it with a shorter barrel. It is more available than the . 270 Weatherby Magnum has ever been. 270 WSM with an aerodynamic bullet is about as flat-shooting as anything out there (as is the .

How long will a 270 WSM barrel last?

270 wsm and the factory barrel lasted somewhere around 1000 rounds before i noticed that it was starting to loose accuracy. I am on my second barrel, a schillen #8 27 inch barrel and am just about 200 rounds down the tube on that one.

Is 270 WSM the same as 270 win?

270 WSM will buy you between 150 and 200 additional feet per second of velocity. With heavy (150 grain) bullets the difference is about 100 fps, hardly enough to place the WSM in a different league than the original . 270 WSM is 130 fps faster than the . 270 Win.

What is the best .270 bullet for deer?

  • Hornady American Whitetail.
  • Federal Premium Nosler Partition.
  • Barnes VOR-TX.
  • Federal Premium Nosler Ballistic Tip.
  • Winchester Ballistic Silvertip.
  • Nosler Trophy Grade Long Range.
  • Federal Premium Berger Hybrid.
  • Winchester Deer Season XP.

Is a 270 A good all around rifle?

270 Winchester or . 30-06, and the 7mm Mag is great choice for hunters who want a hard-hitting, flat-shooting rifle for long range shots. Just be aware, the recoil and noise of magnums is noticeably stronger than in standard big game cartridges.

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