Ep 6: 270 vs 30-06

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270 vs 30-06 – Which One Is Best For You?

Most hunters and shooters probably agree that the .270 Winchester and .30-06 Springfield are both quite versatile and effective cartridges. After all, there is a reason why they are the two most popular centerfire rifle cartridges used by hunters in the United States.

While there is an overlap in their capabilities, the two cartridges are best suited to different tasks and represent two different ways of thinking. This is part of the reason why each cartridge has such a dedicated and loyal following and why the 270 vs 30-06 debate continues to rage on after so many years.

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What We Covered

1) History of the .30-06 Springfield and the .270 Winchester cartridges

2) How the cartridges compare to each other in terms of external dimensions, trajectory, recoil, and accuracy

3) Compare ammo and rifle choices in each cartridge

4) Detailed recommendations on which cartridge is best for hunting various big game species under different conditions

Show Resources

1) 270 vs 30-06 Debate Settled – Blog article referenced in podcast

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