Is a 270 or a 308 more powerful?

270 Winchester has significantly more case capacity due to the much longer case used by the cartridge. Finally, the . 270 Winchester has a slightly higher maximum average pressure authorized by SAAMI (65,000psi vs 62,000psi for the . 308 Win).

Which is better 270 or 6.5 Creedmoor?

270 Winchester has more velocity and kinetic energy than the . 6.5 Creedmoor out past 500 yards, the advantage possessed by the . 270 narrows from 515 foot pounds of energy at the muzzle to just 189 foot pounds of energy at 500 yards. 5″ more wind drift at 500 yards.

What grain 270 bullet is best?

The 130 and 150-grain slugs are the most popular choices for the . 270, with some 140-grain offerings splitting the difference. There are lighter choices—the 90 and 100-grain bullets that make the . 270 a viable coyote rifle—and some heavier bullets, but above 150-grains things get tricky.

Is a 270 good for elk?

270, especially when mated with the tough, deep-penetrating, weight-retaining bullets we have today, is not a “big gun” on elk, but is adequate for any elk that walks, with careful shot placement.

What’s the difference between a 270 and a 308?

Felt Recoil to the shooter: 308, 7.5lb Rifle, 150gr bullet = 15.8 lb felt recoil. 270, 8.0lb Rifle, 150gr bullet =17.2 lb felt recoil. The 270 only comes in with (3) bullets weights. The 308 comes in with (7) bullet weights, both have the same range of kill (640yd) The 270 is a Long Action, The 308 is a Short Action.

Is the 308 round a good ammo round?

The 308 comes in Managed recoil ammo. This is a tougher question to answer based on your criteria. 308 is a very good round , available in many different rifles and rifle actions. It may also be chambered in short action bolt rifles. It has a big choice in bullet weights . All this has been stated by my fellow friends before me.

What kind of bullets does a 270 Winchester shoot?

On the other hand, the majority of .270 Winchester factory loads shoot bullets in the 120-150 grain range. Of these, 130 grain and 150 grain bullets are by far the most common.