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Old 03-20-2012, 11:57 PM   #21
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No laughing, just my experience. Never interned to Piss in your Cheerios. I was told it could not be done, proved it wrong. Speed goat hunting is fun, not really something that floats my boat. So if I show up at your doorstep w/ my 7mmRemMag, would you go? I might have to bring a N04mk1/3 Enfield to prove a point though.
You like hearing yourself talk to much. How bout I bring my 22 LR whitetail hunting? Not that it can't be done, more like shouldn't.
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Old 03-20-2012, 11:59 PM   #22
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Fair enough. Just trying to tell you were I come from. Not offense intended. I never been back east, I usually play on the rolling sagebrush hills. if I get a 200 yard shot on a mulie, I feel a little spoiled.
So if you've never hunted the Eastern Mountains and fields, how can you claim out west is harder? I've hunted both, still have 3 pairs of snake pants. This is not back east for you, it is a foreign land. I feel bad for you. You are making comments based on what? When I hunted the West I went to terrain that fit the firearm. Pretty simple. If you ever want a hard target, I'll take you woodcock hunting. We are not wimps here in the birthplace of our Country. I'm not sure where the though the west is harder. I've found the opposite.
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You like hearing yourself talk to much. How bout I bring my 22 LR whitetail hunting? Not that it can't be done, more like shouldn't.
You are sure a pompous @ss, your not worth the time. Fool fits.
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Quick question for everyone. If this subject (and many like it) have been beat to death, why don't we just create a sticky with a list of every (at least somewhat) common caliber, and list the general stats, pros, and cons of each? Wouldn't that mostly put an end to the caliber vs caliber thing?
There will never be an end to the caliber vs. caliber thing. We all have different needs and and some calibers meet those needs better than others. We also have different beliefs. I think the debate between calibers usually comes down to those that like fast and flat or slow with a lot of lead? I'm with the slow and heavy crowd and I think the .308 leans more in that direction (even though .308 and .270 are not that different) Besides, it's just fun to say why "my favorite caliber" is better than yours.

And with that, I like the .308 better than the .270. I think it's a better hunting round here in the east for whitetails. Actually, I think it's the second best hunting round period (.303 is the best), but new rifles are much easier to get in .308. Still, I could see were a .270 could favored more out west, but I'm still not sure it would be any better?
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Just because I can haha
Here a chart for the .270 (win 150gr XP3) and if you give me a couple of minutes I'll make one for the .308





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And here's one for the .308, also used winchesters 150gr XP3.


I don't hunt (yet), but I do like the challenge of taking father shots. So for my I would probably opt for the .270 since it seem to retain its speed better and flys a good bit flatter then the .308 does. At least for this load.





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How about this get the best of both worlds a good ol 30-06 no it not as flat as the 270 but u can still reach out with it with a 30 Cal bullet and still have about the same energy as the 270

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They're all great calibers. You can read through some Chuck Hawks pages if you want more opinions on the differences too. I think the 270 & 30-06 are great, great cartridges. My latest rifle I went with 308 just to keep stocking ammo a tad easier between it and my 308 AR. Lots of good deals on bulk 308. If it wasn't for that (and its a personal decision), I probably would have gone with 270 or 30-06.

Kaido, which app is that you used?

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Here is another No-Brainer, .270..........

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Here is another No-Brainer, .270..........
Show Me!!! Woopsa, that is your States motto.
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