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Old 10-05-2012, 08:53 AM
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270 vs 308

Question? Which cal. shoot's the furtherest and accurately? A 270 or 308?
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:03 AM
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Re: 270 vs 308

the one with a krieger barrel
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:06 AM
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Re: 270 vs 308

270, their both capable of exceptional accuracy
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:18 AM
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Re: 270 vs 308

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Question? Which cal. shoot's the furtherest and accurately? A 270 or 308?

The 270 is flatter and can be very accurate.

The 308 is not as flat and fast but has the reputation for accuracy and because of bullet selection.
And can normally be loaded to shoot very accurately.

I would have to give the edge to the 270 with proper bullets and loads at longer ranges because
of velocity and ballistic coefficient.

Just an opinion based on having both and shooting both at 600+ yards.

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Old 10-05-2012, 04:37 PM
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Re: 270 vs 308

Thanks, for the replies! I have had both caliber's, in the past and now, I am considering which one to purchase first! It will be most likely the .270 and then later on the 308 (which I still have some ammo). I am also, trying to make my mind up on whether to get a Marlin x7 or the the Savage, both are in the $300 to $400 range!
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:47 PM
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Re: 270 vs 308

Savage hands down
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Re: 270 vs 308

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Thanks, for the replies! I have had both caliber's, in the past and now, I am considering which one to purchase first! It will be most likely the .270 and then later on the 308 (which I still have some ammo). I am also, trying to make my mind up on whether to get a Marlin x7 or the the Savage, both are in the $300 to $400 range!
Welcome to LRH and enjoy! Another vote for the Savage!.

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