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gixxer750
05-13-2010, 6:48 PM
Is it a good round for hunting/long range target shooting?

Ross
05-13-2010, 6:57 PM
Yes.

My son uses it for whitetail and has taken them from as far away as 330yds.

oops
05-13-2010, 7:02 PM
good round but not very many choices for match bullets for long range.

Brd_Hntr
05-13-2010, 7:06 PM
Good hunting round, but too limited in match quaility target bullets. Take a look at the number of 7mm and 30 caliber projectiles compared to .277. I have taken many deer and pigs with a .270 winchester. I wouldn't hesitate a second to go hunting with that caliber, especially here in California. If I were going to shoot long range targets, I would pick a caliber with a lot of component choices. Easier to get bulk brass and projectiles.

gixxer750
05-13-2010, 7:12 PM
Thank's for the replies.

Bug Splat
05-13-2010, 9:00 PM
The 260 remington would be a great alternative but you are not going to find this ammo stocked at your local sporting goods store. Reloading or online orders only.

JimWest
05-13-2010, 10:39 PM
You will never regret owning a .270 for most game and all-around fun shooting. Excellent ballistics in general. Less kick than a 30.06. Cheap, reloadable. Etc, etc.