270 whby mag or 270 wsm ?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 257stw, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. 257stw

    257stw Active Member

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    This is the situation I have a ss rem 700 la mag action with a jewell trig & ptg firing pin ass sitting in safe I am wanting to build a 270 whby mag or sell action & buy a sako 75 grey wolf in 270wsm can't decide which is the best road to take ?
     
  2. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    Oh that's simple . Sako 75 for sure ! I had a 270 wsm and the difference between two cartridges is what a 100 FPS ? A Sako is a better action then the Rem.
     

  3. gamehawker

    gamehawker Well-Known Member

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    I'm partial to the 270 weatherby.
     
  4. TOM H

    TOM H Well-Known Member

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    257stw, as you know building you get to pick the parts vs buying a factory rifle and I prefer to have something build.

    My 270WSM is on a Win (WSM)action with a Lawton fluted barrel @ 26" long and my 270 is on a Rem action with a 25" Lilja barrel. My almost finished 270Wby is on Rem action with Mike Rock barrel.

    Only problem with the 270WSM depending on what and who's bullets seating depth can be a issue. The 270Wby won't have the Wby freebore and headspace be on the case shoulders you use less powder you start about 10% less and you get about same velocity.

    I've always like the 270's and with the Matrix 165gr VLD hunting bullet might be a nice combination in the 270Wby.

    I know I was no help but good luck