I just bought a 308 (my main hunting rifle is a 30-06) and my dad believes that the 308 is not good enough for elk hunting or shooting at distance can someone give me a link to a good trajectory graph and ballistic table comparing the two rounds. Finally got up another video sorry for the week delay on this one this one was requested by several people let me know if you have any requests or questions in the comments below. Different rifles seldom produce identical performance, even with the same load therefore, the figures in any ballistics table should be taken as approximate however, the table below gives a reasonably accurate comparison of the basic ballistics of most popular rifle cartridges.
Complete 30-30 winchester ammunition ballistics chart compare all 30-30 ammunition manufacturers on one easy to read chart all the ballistics from all manufacturers, finally in one place. Detailed rifle cartridge information and commercial rifle ballistics information rifle - cartridge - ballistics this table gives a good reliable comparison of centerfire rifle cartridge ballistics centerfire rifle ballistics centerfire rifle 30 caliber centerfire rifle cartridges, bullet diameter308 / 78mm: 30 carbine: 110178. The 270 winchester was released in 1925 chambered in the model 54 bolt action rifle the first factory load featured a 130 grain bullet at a muzzle velocity which closely approached the factory advertised figure of 3160fps from the 54 rifle's 24 barrel.
Bump the pressures up on the 30-06 to 270 levels, and any advantage that the 270 has on paper disappears with ammunition being very scarce in most areas, i have noticed that several of the stores will still have 270 ammo still on the shelves when everything else is gone. 30 hrt (110 grain hornady v-max) 338 spectre - 300 grain sierra hollow point boat tail match king) and 300 grain hawk round nose 458 socom - 300 grain barnes x spitzer 400 grain barnes round nose solid and 600 grain barnes original. Compare the performance of a weatherby mark v® or vanguard® rifle and ammunition to any other combination compare speed compare knockdown power compare the performance of a weatherby mark v® or vanguard® rifle and ammunition to any other combination compare speed originally billed as the world’s fastest 30 caliber cartridge. The best way of comparing the ballistics of two different calibers is by going for cartridges produced by the same manufacturer, and if possible, uses corresponding firearms, also from the same manufacturer an analysis of the 270 vs 308 caliber 23 (4667%) 3 votes rifle cartridges: 45-70 vs 30-30.
Short round supply is your source for the best selection and price on magazines, optics, and cheap bulk ammo like 9mm, 380 auto, 40 s&w, 45 auto, 223 remington and 556. The 270 is the perfect rifle if your only shooting deer and prairie dogs though could take black bears with it as well, but i would want a much heavier bullet than 150 grain if shooting anything. A cartridge in metric is identified by two things 1) the bullet's diameter (both 762mm) 2) the length of the shell casing the 308 (aka 762x51mm) is shorter than the30-06 (ala 762x64mm) and thus you can fit more power in the shell. The 30 nosler eclipses the velocity of the 300 weatherby, headspaces of the shoulder like a 300 rum, has an efficient powder column like that of the 300 wsm and its in the same standard length action of a 300 winchester magnum while allowing for an additional 200 fps at the muzzle making for the perfect 30 caliber cartridge. The 30-30 was the first cartridge introduced with the intent of being used with smokeless powder, a great improvement, but with the addition of jacketed, pointed bullets, cartridges were greatly improved again, leaving it in the dust the 30-30 was designed to be used in lever-action, tubular magazine fed rifles.
The 270 is based on the 30-06 case and is longer than the 308 case thus, 270 actions are longer than 308 actions (at least in actions that are sized appropriately for the cartridge like, for example, sako and remington) and therefore are slightly heavier. All are used for about the same range of animals,from deer size to elk,and even moosein power the 7mm is first,followed by the 270wsm,(not by much)and 30-06in bullet selection the 30-06 has a better selection from 110gr to 220gr followed by 7mm,mag from 100gr to 175gr,followed by 270 at 90gr to 150grall can take anything in north america. Comparing ballistics of the 30-06 and 270 i have written this science research paper to compare ballistics of a 270 and a 30-06 this paper will also make my decision on which one i will purchase next. Reviewing the ballistic tables shows several of these loads are giving you the equal of an upgrade to 7mm remington magnum performance out of the 270 winchester, and likewise they are getting performance equal to the 300 winchester magnums out of the 30-06 springfield in certain bullet weights.
From a ballistics standpoint this gives the 280 a slight advantage over the 270 which one you ultimately choose depends on whether you prefer the tried-and-true 270 or you root for the underdog 280. In this rifle ammunition comparison animation there are 90 different calibers, from very small to very, very big i did a previous ammunition comparison animation, with about 20 calibers, pistol. Link should give you some good information on the ballistics, and then you can compare the 270 and 30-06 the 270 wsm is a very nice cartridge too, 30-06 performance from the 270, but uses a short fat (more expensive) cartridge.
The 270 winchester is a rifle cartridge developed by winchester repeating arms company in 1923 and unveiled in 1925 as a chambering for their bolt-action model 54 the cartridge is a necked down 30-03 , which is the same length as the 280 remington , both of which are longer than the 30-06 springfield. Comparing two tried-and-true big-game cartridges the two most popular big-game cartridges among american hunters remain the 270 and 30-06 neither are exactly new the 270 was introduced clear back in 1925, while the 30-06 passed its centennial seven years ago (wow. The 308 is 90-ish percent of the 30-06, more so with lighter bullets, but i like the 180gr in the 30 cal and the 06 does things with a 180gr that the 308 will never do the 270 will handle a bullet with a high bc very well, and will do it with less wind drift and drop than a 308 can.