Originally Posted by adason23000
From what I've read the 7mm-08 is bigger, faster, and flatter shooting. But the .270 is cheeper. What would be the best for you in your opinion?
best for what? hunting or target shooting?
some ballistics for you to ponder on.
Hornady ammo ballistics.
270 Win. SST 140 gr. bullet.
3090/2968 MV/ME @500 yards, 2187/1487 V/E.
bullet drop. muzzle, -1.50" at 500 yards, -35.4"
felt recoil in an 8 lb. rifle, 17.1 lbs.
7mm-08 SST 140 gr. bullet.
2950/2686 MV/ME @500 yards, 2059/1308 V/E.
bullet drop. muzzle, -1.50" at 500 yards, -39.6"
felt recoil in an 8 lb. rifle, 12.6 lbs.
huge diference if hunting or wanting to target shoot.