The United States is a country where 30 caliber cartridges reign supreme. Don’t get me wrong: other bore diameters are plenty popular too, but none can hold a candle to the .308 in terms of popularity or variety though. In fact, if there were an “official” rifle cartridge of the United States, I’m sure it would be a 30 caliber cartridge of some sort. In this episode, I hit the highlights of some popular (and not so popular) 30 caliber cartridges and discuss their history, legacy, their strengths and weaknesses, and their recommended uses in detail.
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30 Carbine: A Light, But Useful Cartridge – Blog article referenced in podcast
30-30 Winchester: Still Relevant A Century Later – Blog article referenced in podcast
30-40 Krag: Your Ultimate Guide – Blog article referenced in podcast
300 Remington Ultra Magnum: The Complete Guide To The 300 RUM – Blog article referenced in podcast
300 PRC: Read Before You Buy One! – Blog article referenced in podcast