Which is better 270 or 7mm-08?

Which is better 270 or 7mm-08?

270 is typically faster with the same weight bullet. 7mm-08 has milder recoil. 7mm-08 is a necked down 308 (short action).

Is 7mm-08 the same as 270?

The 270 Winchester retains supersonic speed by about 100 yards over the 7mm-08. Max range wise the 270 Winchester does have less drop overall, but again it’s minimal. Out to 500 yards, the 7mm-08 drops about 3 inches more than the 270 Winchester.

What has more recoil 270 or 7mm08?

Statistically the 270 Winchester out-powers the 7mm-08 by 161 f-p at 300 yards. That’s about the equivalent of a 22 Long Rifle High Velocity load. The 7mm-08 wins the lightest recoil title here. In a 7-pound rifle it will recoil with a velocity of 13.57 fps and energy of 20.04 f-p.

Are 270 and 7mm the same?

270 with the 7mm Remington magnum is like comparing grits and white cornmeal. They’re pretty much the same thing. The latter round is a tad more powerful; so little, though, that any advantage to it lies in the fevered imagination of the user. Both are excellent cartridges.

Is 7mm-08 the perfect cartridge?

Released in 1980, the 7mm-08 Remington would go on to be considered not only an excellent target cartridge, but one of the best deer cartridges ever conceived. 308 Winchester—making it a perfect fit in a short-action receiver, and the 7mm-08 is fully capable of being housed in just about any action type.

Is 7mm-08 and 7mm the same?

Both use the same bullets, but the 7mm-08 has much less powder capacity, and falls under the Short Action label for hi-power rifles. Whereas the 7mm Rem. Mag. is a belted magnum cartridge requiring a long action, and obtains much higher velocities due to increased powder capacity.

Is the 7mm-08 big enough for elk?

The standard recommended minimum bullet energy to ethically and effectively harvest an elk sized animal is 1500 ft-lbs of energy upon impact. The 7mm-08 is well within this energy suggestion with a 162 grain bullet. The maximum effective range of the 7mm-08 with this cartridge setup is at a range of 400 yards.

Is 7mm and 7mm-08 the same?

The 7mm Remington Mag is based on the . 375H&H case, blown out, shortened, and necked down to 7mm. Both use the same bullets, but the 7mm-08 has much less powder capacity, and falls under the Short Action label for hi-power rifles.

Is the 270 a good deer rifle?

270 Win. was praised for being one of the first hunting cartridges to exceed a muzzle velocity of 3,000 fps. It broke this speed barrier with a 130-grain bullet, which arguably still remains the best bullet weight if you’re using a . 270 Win. is a favorite among deer hunters.

What is a 7mm-08 compared to?

The 7mm-08 case is just slightly longer than the parent . 308—2.035 inches vs. 2.015 inches—but maintains the same 20-degree shoulder of the . 308 Winchester.

Is the 270 good for elk?

The . 270 Winchester is not the bottom-line minimum, but it’s a pretty good starting point for elk. 270, especially when mated with the tough, deep-penetrating, weight-retaining bullets we have today, is not a “big gun” on elk, but is adequate for any elk that walks, with careful shot placement.

What ammo is best for 7mm08?

Federal Premium Nosler AccuBond Federal Premium offers a loading that uses a 140 grain Nosler AccuBond bullet, which is perfect for those in need of some quality 7mm-08 ammo for deer, elk, or bear hunting.