147: 270 vs 308: Which One Should You Use?
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I’ve got another cartridge comparison episode for you today. In this episode we’re going to talk about the .270 Winchester and how it compares to the .308 Winchester. While there is a big overlap in their capabilities, each cartridge offers certain benefits to hunters. in today’s episode, I’m going to discuss the pros and cons of the 270 vs 308 so you can make an informed decision on which one is best for you.

Article Referenced In Show: 270-308: Which One Should You Hunt With? – Blog article referenced in podcast

Best .270 Ammo For Hunting Elk, Deer & Other Big Game - 270 Winchester Hunting Ammo Recommendations

Best .308 Ammo For Hunting Deer, Elk, Hogs, & Other Big Game - 308 Winchester Hunting Ammo Recommendations

Show Notes: https://thebiggamehuntingblog.com/podcast/270vs308/

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What We Covered

1) History of the .270 Winchester and .308 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) Pros and cons of hunting with each cartridge.

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