308 vs 30-06 vs 300 Win Mag – Brief Overview Of The Most Popular .30 Caliber Cartridges
The .308 Winchester, .30-06 Springfield, and .300 Winchester Magnum are all outstanding big game hunting cartridges. Though they’re similar in many ways, they are different in a few key areas and each is best suited for particular situations. Here’s a detailed breakdown of the history, strengths, and weaknesses of each cartridge as well as recommendations on which one you should be use for specific hunting conditions.
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What We Covered
1) History of the .308 Winchester, the .30-06 Springfield, and the .300 Winchester Magnum
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
1) The Ultimate Sniper by Major John L. Plaster
2) 308 vs 30-06 vs 300 Win Mag: Which One Should You Be Hunting With? – Blog article referenced in podcast
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