270-300 Win Mag now feasible

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Big Jake Duke, Jun 12, 2015.

  1. Longtooth32

    Longtooth32 Well-Known Member

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    Long time thread....thanks BJD...

    Got my bull...

    170 Berger EOL...

    The bullet did not exit...

    The bullet "liquified" the internals...

    The 6x6 never took a step...

    Pic is of the opposite of the entry wound...

    Nice bullet...

    Pic of what is left...
     

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  2. 7mmShooter

    7mmShooter Well-Known Member

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    Looks like it did the job alright, nice bull!
     
  3. Longtooth32

    Longtooth32 Well-Known Member

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  4. Big Jake Duke

    Big Jake Duke Well-Known Member

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    Great bull let’s see some other pics of him!

    The 270-300 was quiet this year as it was being restocked ina nice McMillan Gamewarden stock.

    I have a Wyoming bull tag for 2018 though!
     
  5. machoking

    machoking Well-Known Member

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    Honestly, if there were more offerings for high BC .270 bullets, I'd build a 270WSM or 270 Wby. Unfortunately, there's not and the 6.5 and 7mm market have that cornered.
     
  6. Longtooth32

    Longtooth32 Well-Known Member

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    Seriously?

    How much more do you want? 6.5 ? You must be a 6.5CM shooter? :) 7mm...What case? The most efficient case to push a 7mm 195gr is bigger than a 7RM...more recoil...

    Read this thread that I got hammered in...

    https://www.longrangehunting.com/threads/7mm-rem-mag-vs-300-win-mag.198583/page-3

    The 170 Berger had the same wind drift and same energy on target with much less drop than the 195 7mm and the 215 300WM...

    What is your thought?

    Sorry Big Jake for the Hijack...:)
     
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  7. Longtooth32

    Longtooth32 Well-Known Member

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    Got to love it...We were in snow on the other side of the mountain...dry on this side...good luck with your tag...

    Have to add we were at 9200'...:)

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  8. machoking

    machoking Well-Known Member

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    No, I just think it's stupid to hinge a whole rifle build on one bullet available from a single manufacturer.
     
  9. Longtooth32

    Longtooth32 Well-Known Member

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    I agree..good point...however, Bullets.com going out of business sale had the 170gr 270 Bergers on sale for .33 cents a piece...

    After that sale...I need to buy another barrel...:) It is nice having a barrel nut...
     
  10. machoking

    machoking Well-Known Member

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    But I think if more manufacturers grab onto the faster twist rates, Browning is doing it, the bullets will come. Eventually it's going to get where everything needs to be shot in a long action.
     
  11. The Hock

    The Hock Well-Known Member

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    I'm having my new 270 WSM built on a long action. Never really understood the fixation on short actions and the attendant OAL limitations. I'm going with an OAL that keeps the Matrix 165 or of the case body and a 1-10 barrel because it's what I had.