my vote is for the .300 win mag and get a muzzle brake, I hunted years with mine without a brake. I look at the 300 win mag as a 30-06 on the steroids. Does it even make a difference at less than 400 yards? I guess what I am trying to say is either will do, I well placed shot with almost any calibre and you are in good shape, unless you have game with thick skin... people hunt bear with pistols and bows... either rifle you choose will work for the game you will be hunting. To be honest, almost every rifle in my family has a muzzle break because while shot by my dad and I, they can also be picked up usefully by my mom and sister without problem. [–]Blitziel 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). [–]IDontBelieveInIsms 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (2 children). The .300 Win Mag, or a .300 WSM would be a good second rifle. Also I've been doing drumline for years and shooting once or twice a hunting season is the least of my loud noise worries, I do wear ear pro when shooting for fun though. At that distance the.300 Winchester retains 1,766 ft.-lbs., and the Weatherby retains 2,186. This is an excellent analysis. [–]one8sevennWyoming 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago* (0 children). I'm about to buy my first rifle, a Weatherby Vanguard Accuguard, and I cannot decide between a .270 and a 300 win mag. So a .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum round exits the barrel with kinetic energy equal to the energy required for linear vertical displacement of 3170 pounds through a one foot distance, while a .300 Winchester Magnum round exiting the barrel has energy equal to the amount required to displace 3520 pounds over the same one foot distance. At that time, 30-caliber bullets were inserted onto the cartridges. Seafire. Interestingly, when looking at more rounds, we see that the .270 Win takes a pretty big leap over the .308 Win. If you want something that will stand out as one of the longest-lasting rifles you’ll ever own, you may want to consider giving this one a closer look. That was pretty much my reaction. If you are a right hand shooter, put one in your left ear. I will normally go for low neck shots or heart if the shot presents. [–]JoatMasterofNunWisconsin 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag: What You Know May Be Wrong. [–]one8sevennWyoming 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (5 children). Not sure if it has been said yet but if you are a novice hunter I dont think you should even be thinking of shooting out to 400 yards, no matter the caliber or the quarry. You can do more meat damage with a 150 gr Berger VLD in .270 than a 200 gr Softpoint in .300 win. By David E. Petzal. I cannot decide. [–]one8sevennWyoming 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (7 children). [–]DangerClosest 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). .270 vs 300 win mag for an all-purpose big game rifle. [–]TheBeardedWitch 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (0 children). Finally got around to putting one on and its night and day. Please click the above links to take a look at all of the .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum ammo we have in stock and ready to ship, and let us know any parting thoughts in the comment section below. I understand you will be doing a lot of practice with this new rifle but there are a lot of variables in the field, no less the adrenaline rush you experience when taking a shot at a game animal that you just cant replicate at the range. I personally though can't justify spending however much those game ears since I only make a handful of hunts a year and shoot maybe once or twice, if I bird hunted or did any kind of hunting where I was shooting more JD certainly look into getting them. My .300 is my go to firearm for eastern and western hunting. [–]Medic7816Michigan 5 points6 points7 points 4 years ago (1 child). It comes down to what you can handle and what you want. [–]fishing_poleMichigan[S] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (4 children). The .300 will take down any mammal in North America without a doubt, and gives you longer range. Also, ammo cost. I didn't downvote you but I'm pretty sure it's because your answer to my question "should I go .270 or .300?" Recoil doesn't bother me so much as muzzle lift. I have no idea why you are getting down voted, thats really good advice. Depending on the intensity of the noise (dB) and your personal ear physiology it can only take one or a few shots to cause hearing loss. Foundry Outdoors is your trusted home for buying archery, camping, fishing, hunting, shooting sports, and outdoor gear online. It is a heartbreaking experience, sucks for the animal, and provides insight about being good stewards of the land, and caretaker for the game you harvest. When I have some insulation on I can enjoy it well past that. 300 Win Mag vs 30-06 Cartridge. Sighting in can get sore if you don't have a limbsaver. You can adjust the volume in the ear piece. A 8 3/4 lb .270 will be around a 10 lb with scope, so the recoil will be minimal. I appreciate you taking the time to do the analysis and your insight. As illustrated in the chart,.270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum rounds - on average - achieve a velocity of about 3240 feet per second (fps) while.300 Winchester Magnum rounds travel at a velocity of 3030 fps. The 300 ruins more meat, but shot placement makes a bigger difference than the cartridge for meat loss. The only animal I would hesitate to chase with a -06 is an Alaskan Brown bear. So, the .300 is going to make a lot more power throughout the flight of the bullet. 7 Mag vs 270 Win #12056102 05/26/17: Joined: Apr 2004. Report back and let us know how it goes for you. There is a great deal of difference between the 300 Winchester Magnum, affectionately known as the “300 Win Mag”, and the 308 Winchester. [–]HeetNasty 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (2 children). 270 vs 308: Which One Should You Hunt With? The .300 hits hard but has alot of recoil where as the .270 hits 200 ft/lbs lighter and has lighter recoil. Campfire Oracle. Because I like big calibres. [–]fishing_poleMichigan[S] 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children), [–]bkelly_4790 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). The weight isn't really an issue because they carry it slung, and are planning on longer shots from a fixed position. Muzzle breaks allow my 130lbs sister shoot a .300 Ultra Mag with ease. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight, or jacketing type. Mag. That is to say, .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum bullets travel 3.7 times the speed of a 737 airplane at cruising speed, while .300 Winchester Magnum bullets travel 3.4 times that same speed. True .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum ballistics information can vary widely from the displayed information, and it is important to understand that the particular characteristics of a given round can make a substantive difference in its true performance. Learning his patterns and figuring out what winds made him do what. Bears do not bleed as well as deer (fat covering the entry hole). I have a 300 wby, and a 270. Any chance you could compare the 30-06 in or point me in the right direction for pulling information? [–]phonein 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). As such, the following is for comparative information purposes only and should not be used to make precise predictions of the trajectory, performance, or true ballistics of any particular .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum or .300 Winchester Magnum rounds for hunting, target shooting, plinking, or any other usage. Each one may well be better suited to a specific situation, but in overall terms, they compare very favorably. Looking at the recoil of the .300 Win Mag vs .300 WSM is important for understanding certain situations that you might favor one over the other. But I wanted to address one of OPs main concerns in the recoil with muzzle breaks something I know about. Guess we'll find out when the rifle arrives... [–]georgep357 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). If I really, really, really focus, I can shoot the 300 about as well as the 270, under ideal conditions. The decision for which round is better for a given application should be made with complete information, and this article simply serves as a comparative guide, not the final say. Stretch out to 400 yards—not uncommon in mule deer country—and the differences are beginning to add up, but the drop difference between the .270 Win. Be honest with yourself. I've read an endless amount of information surrounding all of these questions, but still can't make a decision. Anybody ever found a coyote while pheasant hunting?! If you have the confidence that practice and good marksmanship brings and you're comfortable with your gun, you'll put the bullet in the right spot. [–]IDontBelieveInIsms 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child). This is going to come at a cost of massively increased muzzle blast and sound. It depends on the bullet. Especially as your first rifle and as someone who went through your exact same question last year, I'd go .270 again. S. Seafire OP. If the Limbsaver is not enough then you can look at muzzlebrakes as others have suggested. I'm in the US and I dont know the conversion rate but that's not bad, I think. It's got me on the fence between a .270 wsm and a .300 (WSM or win mag.) That is fair. bullet by using a 130gr in a .270. Which is more sufficient for my use? Since you plan to hunt western when possible I recommend the .300 WM. The risk of permeant hearing damage from one shot with a muzzle braked .300 win mag is very real. I'd rather spend my free time (and money) scouting or fishing. To put this into perspective, a Boeing 737 commercial airliner travels at a cruising speed of 600 mph, or 880 fps. It goes in and out, certainly not decimating. But even under field conditions and with significantly less concentration (and pain) I can shoot the 270 pretty well. That is going to cost money and shoulder. As far as shooting goes, I enjoy shooting a lightweight .270 (similar weight to the Weatherby rifle you're looking at), for around 20-30 shots when it's t-shirt weather. It's livable, but I'm a big guy. When comparing two loads with identical bullets (Hornady’s 145-grain Precision Hunter ELD-X), the .270 WSM is 130 fps faster than the .270 Win. The risk of permanent hearing damage with one shot from pretty much any center fire hunting round without ear pro or a suppressor is very real period. That was my only advice. My only advice was that a muzzle break makes a .270 and a .300 win mag kick about the same and a set of ear plugs will leave you hearing good and feeling fine after sighting in, [–]blackhawk905Georgia 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (2 children). I feel that - even though whitetail will be my primary game - I know the 300 win mag is the more appropriate caliber for the hunts I hope to accomplish, but man I just really don't want to dislike shooting it. with muzzle velocities of … A pleasure to shoot now. My dad shot this on some public land in Brookville. The .30-06 is one of if not the best North American big game cartridge out there. You can wear them in the stand, it's an option. I believe that you should try the rifle straight out of the box first to see if the recoil is uncomfortable to you. One of the most effect is a good muzzle brake. .270 versus 7mm Rem Mag. If you consider this. 300 Win Mag vs 308 Win. As a rule of thumb, when it comes to hunting, muzzle energy is what many hunters look at when deciding on what caliber of firearm / ammunition to select. Most people don't hunt with ear-pro. The 270 will do the same with proper shot placement for any game animal but will be less money to shoot. Once I'm out of school and if I start hunting more I'll definitely look into getting them, I just don't shoot enough during the hunting season to justify them currently. So I'd imagine it's slightly less for .300 Win Mag. 20 ft lbs is generally considered the upper limit of what the average hunter can withstand without developing a recoil induced flinch. I think a big question is, do you enjoy shooting? There are several solutions to the recoil. My vote is for 270. October 28, 2013 The key is to get a double lung shot (study bear anatomy, because it is different than deer). I can wear them throughout or put them in when I need too. The recoil will be a bit more than that of the 270 as already stated. I've used mine on 150lb deer and a 530 lb black bear (one shot). Could a limbsaver be the simple solution? Does the extra speed of the .300 magnums matter under 400 yds? Again, the above is for comparative information purposes only, and you should consult the exact ballistics for the particular .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum or .300 Winchester Magnum cartridge you're looking at purchasing. Good enough to make a 300, maybe even 400 yard shot, but light enough to carry all day and still be ready for a close offhand shot. [–]Double_Damn_Son 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child). [–]kizzymatch 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). Plus, 270 ammo is going to usually be cheaper. I have a hunting partner that swears by the 7 Mag but I could just never warm up to them. I'll look into it, hopefully they aren't too expensive. Mag. LA ventaja indudable es que en cualquier parte del mundo mundial encuentras munición del 7mm del 300 win del 375 y del 3006 y en menos el 270 win 338 y 243. y eso si que es una gran ventaja, por eso el 7mmwsm no cuajo es que es insuperable. 308 vs 30-06 vs 300 Win Mag: Which One Should You Be Hunting With? I will be hunting moose, elk mule deer and whitetail deer. The 300 Win Mag is produced by Winchester, coming into use around 1963. The "game ears" allow you to hear outside and filter out noise above 85 db. The 300 WM is an extremely capable caliber, but it really starts to shine at the long range or heavy game arenas. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. 300 win $35/per 20 & 270 25/per 20. Thanks - that's the route I ended up going. is beginning to assert its trajectory superiority here with a 5-inch advantage over the .270 Win. I cannot decide. If the 300's were left hand actions I wouldn't have parted with them. For more detailed ballistics information please refer to the exact round in question or contact the manufacturer for the pertinent information. S. Joined: Apr 2004. I just don't know how bad it will be. [–]stillhousebrewco 3 points4 points5 points 4 years ago (0 children). Re: 300 win mag o 7mm Mensaje por tapin » 31 Oct 2011 17:09 hola ,yo me quedo con el 7 mm rem mag,( ante la "aparente" similitud de ambos calibres), me quedo con el retroceso mas docil del 7 mm rem mag. If you want something a little bit more, look into the .270 WSM. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 1137 on r2-app-0372826d7bd9f22b5 at 2020-12-24 20:31:15.906295+00:00 running 6abf2be country code: PL. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does … I was having the same dilemma...i ended up going for a 7mm rem mag. I have that rifle in .270 and it is fantastic. The science of projectiles and firearms, or in other words, the info you need to make the kill!If you are looking for the 270 vs 308 vs 30 06 ballistics chart, the 5.56 trajectory chart, the 300 Win Mag Ballistics data, or the 30 06 trajectory chart; you are in the right place!Here are a few suggestions for using the below dashboard: 1. i dont know how big a whitetail is but for comparison females are 200 lbs and up. It is all depending on what you want. I say get the rifle you feel you can shoot confidently with. [–]one8sevennWyoming 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child). Got it done in STX this morning with a Christmas Eve Buck! You can, however, almost duplicate the trajectory of .300 Win factory loads with a 150gr. Now that Michigan has allowed them for hunting, I strongly urge you to consider it. Guys I know with longer range setups really like to shoot, and they spend the time dialing in wind drift, bullet drop, all that stuff. A 8 3/4 lb .300 win will be around 10 lb with scope, so the recoil will be reduced - however it can still give you a good thump. Unlike my 308 vs 30-06 article, this one is NOT splitting hairs. These include the.257,.270 and 7mm Weatherby Magnum cartridges. [–]phonein 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (1 child). On the other hand, I plan on using this for all types of big game. I'm a smaller framed female shooter. Its also going to generate almost 50% more recoil. .270 is an absolute deer/elk slayer and won't destroy as much meat as a .300 WM. Just put a limbsaver on it and buy a .300. How much are you going to need to practice to get comfortable shooting your firearm? Pick whichever fits your style of hunting better. It’s an appreciable advantage, but again, there’s that recoil tradeoff. Is the .270 not enough for bear? If you want to drop whitetail at 900 yards and plan on regularly hunting brown bear, go with the .300. The accuguard is a heavier rifle, so it will not pound you as much as the light weight rifles (5.5-7.5 lbs). Spent all summer watching this buck. I use a 25-06 and a .338 as my main battery after selling off my .300 Win Mags but I'm looking to fund a custom .300 WSM. is still less than 2 inches. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .270 Winchester vs .338 Lapua Magnum ammo rounds. However in many parts of the west the .270 Winchester is the more popular with hunters. As others have mentioned there are several ways to abate recoil. Where I'm at in Georgia we don't have enough time to do all that but if you're somewhere that's wide open that's not a bad idea. We already know that the .270 Win rounds have a smaller diameter than the .30 cal cartridge and when we added in more rounds, they contained quite a … [–]HeetNasty 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). I looked at y iphone winchester ballistics app and i see that the 300 win mag will shoot flatter at 300 yards than the.270. I like to cover ground, run ridges, still hunt timber, and tbh I'm not a good enough shot to take advantage of the extra range or handle the recoil well. from all i have seen of the .270 I would not hesitate to use it on large game out to 300 meters. It will humanely take any game in the 48 without breaking the bank or the shoulder. With a standard caliber and a couple trips to the range every year, I'm pretty much good to go on anything under 300 yards. I use a .300 winmag on Irish red deer . The comparison between a .300 Win Mag vs .30-06 cartridge involves considering the following factors – 1. Picture detail for 270 Vs 300 Win Mag : Title: 270 Vs 300 Win Mag Date: May 24, 2019 Size: 65kB Resolution: 650px x 775px More Galleries of … If it is, the first and cheapest solution is a Limbsaver recoil pad. We offer a 100% Authenticity Guarantee on all products sold on our website. [–]Medic7816Michigan 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (4 children). I’ll be primarily writing this article in mind of new hunters looking at rifles chambered in each of these cartridges, […] Posts: 35,211. I think it's a form fits function kind of deal. It’s still something to think about even if you do have a lot of experience. .270 is cheap and won't hurt your shoulder as badly during practice sessions, and it will kill whatever you want to kill. After you lose your hearing you can never get them back. As you can see in the photo below, the .270 Winchester and .308 Winchester cartridges have very different external dimensions. Killed November 16,2019 with a .243 at 7:35 am. Can't say I was ever sure about the decision though. Using Nosler Trophy Grade ammunition as a standard, at 400 yards the .270 firing a 150 ABLR bullet hits with 2285 fps, and 1547 ft lbs of energy and per Chuckhawks it recoils with 17 ft lbs of energy. [–]georgep357 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (2 children). and join one of thousands of communities. Just a little smaller than the 300wm, but still enough for long range hunting. [–]blackhawk905Georgia 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (14 children), [–]IDontBelieveInIsms 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (5 children), I meant for range days while sighting in. I've killed deer and elk with it, and in each case it's been able to put the game down with significant authority. Will the 300 win mag just decimate a whitetail? again if my averege shot was 250-500 meters I would probably lean towards the magnum but for me a normal shot is 50-150 meters so for me it's just unnessesary noise,recoil and potential meatloss. Guns and Shooting Online has compiled an extensive table comparing the recoil of many rifle cartridges and bullet weights in rifles of various weights But using 180g softpoint and a suppressor or a break its a good clean fast kill. We offer cheap ammo and bulk ammo deals on the most popular ammo calibers. I wouldn't want to shoot more than 30 or 40 at the range. Campfire Oracle. [–]ziggieireIreland 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). Sporting Classics Daily 300 Win Mag Races 7mm Rem Again! Rendered by PID 1137 on r2-app-0372826d7bd9f22b5 at 2020-12-24 20:31:15.906295+00:00 running 6abf2be country code: PL. Hover over graphs and lines to see more d… Thanks again for your help! And from my experience they all die with proper shotplacement. [–]GitusomNorth Carolina 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). These animals are not bulletproof. [–]klimanAlberta 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). As illustrated in the chart, .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum rounds - on average - achieve a velocity of about 3240 feet per second (fps) while .300 Winchester Magnum rounds travel at a velocity of 3030 fps. A bolt action may be a different story though. My guess is people dont after with your muzzle break on a .270 statement since .270 doesn't have a whole lot of recoil to begin with. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. A 400 yards as long as you are not shooting a bowling ball (.30-30 or .45-70) the differences between most rifle calibers are minimal when sited in at 200 yards. We have a variety of deals on Rifle Ammo, Handgun Ammo, Shotgun Ammo & Rimfire Ammo, as well as ammo for target practice, plinking, hunting, or shooting competitions. Normally I ask everyone what they plan on hunting, but with the the .30-06 you can do it, at all reasonable hunting ranges. [–]Medic7816Michigan 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago (2 children). There can be no doubt that both are outstanding rifle cartridges. The recoil from a 300 is stout, but its not insurmountable. Trust me I protect my ears whenever I can now, I didn't while doing drumline in highschool and I've got perpetual ringing in my ears now. Practice putting in/on your protection and then placing a shot where you want it too. I usually see the bigger magnums (often with heavier stocks, bigger scopes, muzzle brakes, bipod, etc) being carried by (often older) guys who are more likely to hunt from a single spot most of the day. Ah ok, I was gonna say that's a pretty dumb choice if you did. Furthermore, the muzzle energy of a .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum round averages out to 3170 ft-lb, while a .300 Winchester Magnum round averages out to about 3520 ft-lb. So pretty much right between the .270 and the .300 WM. Southern Oregon USA. If you're hunting you won't be able to tell the difference between the two. and .300 Win. Factory loaded options up to 220 gr make the .30-06 a versatile, affordable, and popular hunting round. The .300 Win Mag firing a 190 gr ABLR bullet 2314 fps and 2260 ft lbs at the quarter mile mark. Southern Oregon USA. Do you hunt brush? I do not hunt with ear protection, [–]blackhawk905Georgia 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (4 children). Will I look forward to practicing with a 300 win mag, or is it going to be a chore? Download Image. I hunt mostly whitetail, but my buddy and I are going on a bear hunt in Idaho next year. Can load a small grain light bullet and have a good whitetail round. 300 win $35/per 20 & 270 25/per 20. I've shot .300RUM out of a Rem 700 and with a muzzle brake it's really not bad at all. I would say for what you want, the .270 is going to be a better choice. They will kick about the same and neither will beat up your shoulder. True, the rifle my sister shoots is a .270 but we use managed recoil in it since she's still learning. [–]skeuserNew Jersey 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). I own 270 win, 30-06 and a 300 win. Posts: 35,211. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Feel free to submit hunting news from around the web. and you could look at the 7 mag as the 270's bigger nasty brother. I shoot a light weight 7mm Mag with a muzzle brake. How well do you tolerate recoil? After many days in the sticks, I finally had the right opportunity at my first archery buck! Shit, man. [–]Btown3 3 points4 points5 points 4 years ago (0 children). Not knocking anyone's style or anything, just what I've seen. No way around that. Your best bet by far is going to be a good muzzle brake paired with a good suppressor. It is famous for its uncommon compatibility with the 30-cal bullet. Cartridge Type: RifleHeight: 2.1\"Width: 0.535\"Average FPS: 3238Average Energy: 3166Average Gr: 136Recoil: 2Power Rank: 4.4 of 20 The .270 Winchester Short Magnum (270 WSM) was designed in 2002 by Winchester. I know people with hearing loss and it is the same story of "if I knew what I know now, I would have protected my hearing". A good recoil pad is going to help for sure. I have never shot a 300 win mag, and the only thing that's giving me reservation is the recoil. Generally speaking, the higher the muzzle energy, the higher the stopping power. [–]Meifu 5 points6 points7 points 4 years ago (0 children). [–]blackhawk905Georgia 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (6 children). © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum vs .300 Winchester Magnum ammo rounds. The.300 Weatherby Magnum has a longer case length of 2.825" (71.76mm). 270 vs 308: Cartridge Sizes. I'm not convinced that anyone except the most practiced marksmen will shoot a .300 win mag as accurately as they will a .270. Personally, I think that the .300 Win Mag is a little bit too much for whitetail deer hunting...in most situations anyway. It is based off a .300 WSM parent case by narrowing the neck to fit a .277 inch (7mm) bullet… Select specific calibers and cartridges by using the filters 2. It recoils less than my 17 lb .308, but is borderline painful to shoot WITH ear muffs on. Bullet design matters more than energy and caliber. [–]kaiuhlOregon 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children). My vote would be for either the 7mm rem mag or the 300 win mag. Our website lists special deals on 9mm Ammo, 10mm Ammo, 45-70 Ammo, 6.5 Creedmoor ammo, 300 Blackout Ammo, 10mm Ammo, 5.56 Ammo, Underwood Ammo, Buffalo Bore Ammo and more special deals on bulk ammo. I'll look into them but I don't think I'll get any soon, I shoot while hunting maybe once or twice a season and I'm also in college still so money is tight. [–]hotwingbiasColorado 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago (0 children). 最良かつ最も包括的な 308 Rifle Bullet Size Winchester 308 Ballistics. The .300 win mag is too much boomstick for a first-time hunting rifle. The .270 Winchester has a significantly longer case length (2.54″ vs 2.015″) as well as overall length (3.34″ vs 2.81 Are you already familiar with shooting rifles? I think the issue is, a .300WM with a break is astoundingly loud without ear protection. The launch generated about 25 ft lbs of energy at the shoulder. Nice choice on the gun by the way, that one will last you a lifetime. or over a planted food plot. If you are a left hand shooter, put one in your right ear. I've seen critters killed with a 300 win mag and it puts them down with the same authority. .270 vs 300 win mag for an all-purpose big game rifle. [–]Medic7816Michigan 13 points14 points15 points 4 years ago (8 children). Comments have to be approved before showing up, © 2021 Foundry Outdoors - All Rights Reserved, Product successfully added to your Shopping Cart, 223 WSSM Winchester Super Short Magnum Ammo, 243 WSSM Winchester Super Short Magnum Ammo, 25 WSSM Winchester Super Short Magnum Ammo, 300 RSAUM Remington Short Action Ultra Magnum Ammo, 7mm RSAUM Remington Short Action Ultra Magnum Ammo, .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum vs .300 Winchester Magnum Ammo Comparison - Ballistics Info & Chart. ", [–]IDontBelieveInIsms 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago (0 children), Yeah and I was going on mobile so I was assuming someone would come with more data and links would be able to give more information for OP. He has a heavy automatic, so the recoil isn't bad (to me). The Remington 700 SPS .270 Win proves itself to be one of the best .270 rifles in the business. Same authority 30-06 article, this one is not splitting hairs 30-06 article, this one is not hairs! 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