Originally Posted by 25 Otter
How about the 308?
The ballistics on a 308 versus a 7-08 are quite different. The 7-08 is a flatter shooting round and the pills usually have a better BC.
However, 308 is available everywhere (factory rounds). 7-08 isn't. I always look at the 'what if' so my go-to rifle is a 308.....
Don't want to be in bum-fart Eqypt and somehow not have any 7-08's and not be able to get any. A rifle with no rounds is a good walking stick, thats it.