What is a 270 Remington good for?

What is a 270 Remington good for?

With modern bullets and optics, it is easily a 1,000 yard cartridge. 270 Winchester attained great popularity among gun owners, metallic silhouette rifle shooters and hunters, ranking it among the most popular and widely used cartridges worldwide.

What is the effective range of a 270 short mag?

Firing 130 grain bullets at between 3250fps and 3300fps, the . 270 WSM is capable of delivering high shock for impressively fast killing out to ranges of around 300 yards along with clean but sometimes slightly delayed killing out to 400 yards.

Whats better 270 Win or 270 WSM?

270 WSM will buy you between 150 and 200 additional feet per second of velocity. 270 WSM is 130 fps faster than the . 270 Win. with muzzle velocities of 3,100 and 2,970 fps, respectively.

What is the best bullet for a 270 WSM?

Well-Known Member. I chose the Nosler long range Accubond 150 grain bullets for my 270 WSM. They have the extra weight for Elk and my rifle loves them. Long range accuracy is excellent.

How much does a 270 WSM drop at 400 yards?

Hornady Spire Point with a muzzle velocity of 2,900 fps will drop 3.4 inches at 200 yards, 12.5 inches at 300 yards and 28.5 yards at 400 yards. Even at that range, it expends 1,222 foot-pounds of energy on its target, more than enough to cleanly kill an Arkansas whitetail.

What Animals Can you hunt with a 270?

270. It shoots flat out to 300 yards, which makes it a point and shoot rifle caliber for the vast majority of shots on big game. You can take the same . 270 you use for whitetails in Wisconsin for caribou bulls and big black bears in Alaska, or on combo western hunts for pronghorn antelope, mule deer, and elk.

Is 270 WSM good for deer?

270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum is A GOOD CHOICE for whitetail deer hunting, under average conditions, from a mid-range distance, with a medium grain expanding bullet, and with correct shot placement. In this case, the average weight of an adult male whitetail deer is approximately 210 lbs.

Is a 270 short mag a good gun?

270 Winchester and WSM are both good, flat-shooting hunting cartridges, neither make a sound choice for today’s long-range shooting. 270 Win. gives all the velocity any rifleman would need, within sane hunting ranges.

How good is a 270 WSM?

The . 270 WSM is a very accurate round, has a thick tough casing, modern Ackley type 35 degree shoulder, 130 and 140 grainer’s fly like a Lazer beam. My 140 gr load drops 33 inches at 500 Yards with, a 200 yd zero and is producing 1.25 inch, 200 yard groups for me. The Tikka replaces, 2 heavier rifles, a Custom .