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Originally posted by Johnny Johnny wrote:

The best use for 30-06 brass is necking it to 270!!
 
More like the 280 Ackley.
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Originally posted by Roy Finn Roy Finn wrote:

Originally posted by Johnny Johnny wrote:

The best use for 30-06 brass is necking it to 270!!
 
More like the 280 Ackley.
yes indeed
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I like Fords, I like Chevs, I like 308's and 270's I own and have owned some of each.....They all have a place in the world IMO....I really appreciated Trigger's Ballistics as well, Thank You! Bucky This has been a very interesting thread boysExcellent
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kickboxer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January/03/2012 at 22:31
270... guess that would be kind of like a "dumbed down" 30-06...
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Originally posted by Kickboxer Kickboxer wrote:

270... guess that would be kind of like a "dumbed down" 30-06...
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Originally posted by Kickboxer Kickboxer wrote:

270... guess that would be kind of like a "dumbed down" 30-06...

more like a dumbed down .35whelen in your world danBucky
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote BeltFed Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January/04/2012 at 09:24
I'm going to make an arguement for the 270, even though I've never owned one.
My best friend bought a barreled Parker Hale action in 270 when we were in college. He then ordered a Fajin stock, finished it and I glass bedded it for him.
His reasoning for the 270 was it's versatility. He could hunt both deer and groundhogs with the same rifle, and since he had limited funds at the time, this made since. He still uses this rifle for deer, even tough he can afford almost anything he wants now. He actually got to do more hunting than me because he had a rifle that could do the job. When we were hunting groundhogs, I was just along for the ride with my open sighted .22 long rifle looking at hogs 300yds away.
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Originally posted by LRSMike LRSMike wrote:

Is that against all three variations of a 270? I know there is a weatherby, a wsm, and a winchester for the .270 caliber.
 
Well if you want to play that card  - definately the .308 diameter and jump straight to 300 'WSM or the 300 Win Mag  or stop at the 30-06 big brother to the 270.   Now if you said what is better 270 or 280 or 30-06 you might have had a more equal comparison.  But the stone cold truth is no matter which one you use they all kill big game and shot placement makes the difference more than caliber.
 
Look at Winchesters catelog of factory ammo run right down the energy column at 500 yds and see what they have left when they get to long range.
270 Win  highest is  1449 ft-lbs energy
270 WSM    1648
280Rem      1410
7mm WSM   1692
7mag           1612
.308 win       1287
30-06          1530
300 WSM     1883
300WM        1869
375H&H       1640
338 WM        2052 

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Originally posted by Johnny Johnny wrote:

The best use for 30-06 brass is necking it to 270!!
 
Bullsh*t
 
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I know an old Army Sniper Instructor who hunts elk every year with his .270 and always comes home with one.  For some people it works just fine.  I have never owned one and I dont have any desire to own one.  I was raised shooting 30-06 I tend to think of it as a boys gun since I got mine about age 6 so wouldnt that make a 270 a girls gun. Devil   I really had no intention of getting into 300 WSM but wound up with some ammo in that caliber and bought a rifle to shoot it and dam if I dont like it. In a .308 Im shooting 190 SMK about 2600 fps and with the 300 WSM  I shoot the 190 SMK about 2900 fps whats not to like there.         

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The 30-06 is a good caliber if you have nothing else to use!! Used 30-06 brass makes loading the 270 even cheaper. Yippee
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  My assorted parts .270 got it's first head of big game this yr.  Antlerless deer.  Exact same spot as the one I took last yr with my 9.3x62 (270gr bullet!).  I couldn't tell a difference and neither could the deer.
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Originally posted by 300S&W 300S&W wrote:

 
  Santa brought me one of these,Jules!
 
Thats pretty darn nice Earl, I wish Santa would bring one to me.. Good Brand too!
 
  
 
  
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We grind all our own Coffee Beans Earl, buy it by the 3 lb. bag from Costco.. I drink coffee very strong as well, its about all I drink anymore other then filtered or spring water.. I cannot handle most water it usually taste like Ka KaBig Grin

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 We use to do the bean thing to.  May get back in to it.  This machine gets the most out of the coffee you use.  We got the accessory that lets you use your std coffee.  Even makes it taste better.  If you like coffee you owe it to yourself to get one of these things.
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 We use to do the bean thing to.  May get back in to it.  This machine gets the most out of the coffee you use.  We got the accessory that lets you use your std coffee.  Even makes it taste better.  If you like coffee you owe it to yourself to get one of these things.
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