I’ve got another cartridge comparison episode for you today. In this episode we’re going to talk about the 270 Winchester, the 280 Remington, the 280 Ackley Improved, and the 7mm Remington Magnum. All of those cartridges are very capable performers, though the 270 and 7mm Rem Mag are much more well known and widely used than the other two. In today’s episode, I’m going to discuss the pros and cons of the 270 vs 280 Remington vs 280 Ackley Improved vs 7mm Remington Magnum so you can make an informed decision on which one is best for you.
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What We Covered
1) History of the 270 Winchester, 280 Remington, 280 Ackley Improved, and 7mm Remington Magnum cartridges.
2) How the cartridges compare to each other in terms of external dimensions, trajectory, recoil, and accuracy.
3) Comparison ammo and rifle choices in each cartridge.
4) Pros and cons of hunting with each cartridge.
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270 vs 280 vs 280 Ackley Improved vs 7mm Rem Mag – Blog article referenced in podcast