Re: Opinions on 270 WSM?
I've worn out several 270 WSM barrels and really like the round, you can load light 110 TTSX in the 3550-3600fps range and it smokes coyotes and light game like antelope and deer. Long range work with the 165 Matrix or whackn elk, I've taken elk out in the 900 yard range with them very easily! All mine have ran 200 fps over what the 270 Win I load for do. It's really in a different league than the 308 so you may consider that it may be a bit more than you want.
On the particular rifle choice, the early Savage barrels could be 1-11 twist which may limit you to 140 gr bullet maybe 150's but it's just something watch on that particular rifle.
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