What is the range of a Remington 270?

The cartridge demonstrated high performance at the time of its introduction and was marketed as being suitable for big game shooting in the 270 to 460 metres (300 to 500 yd) range, when that was considered long-range hunting. With modern bullets and optics, it is easily a 1,000 yard cartridge.

Is 270 a good sniper round?

270 Winchester Short Magnum, which was introduced almost 20 years ago. 270 Winchester one of the best all-purpose, short- and long-range cartridges of all time. The 27 Nosler bests the . 270 Winchester by about 400 fps with 150-grain bullets.

Is a 270 A good all around rifle?

270 Winchester or . 30-06, and the 7mm Mag is great choice for hunters who want a hard-hitting, flat-shooting rifle for long range shots. Just be aware, the recoil and noise of magnums is noticeably stronger than in standard big game cartridges.

What grain bullet is best for 270?

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.

What kind of bullet is a.270 Winchester?

Seven millimeter, however, is one of the most popular sizes, and there’s plenty of 7mm rifles that are used in competition, so there are oodles of target-grade bullets out there, including some that can be used for hunting. The practical range of bullet weights for the .270 runs from 130 to 150, and that’s about it.

What kind of ammunition does Remington 700 XCR II use?

I bought two boxes of ammunition with the gun: the Federal Premium Vital Shot 180 grain Nosler Partition’s and the Barnes Vor-Tx 180 grain Tipped Tsx-BT to see which would pattern better. Thus far I have shot 18 rounds of the Federal and 11 rounds of the Barnes with the gun in a lead sled and a cold barrel on every shot.

Which is better a.270 Winchester or a 7mm Rem Mag?

The .270 Winchester Win vs. 7mm Rem Mag: Barrel Length. The .270 can be made to work very well in a 22-inch barrel, which I consider to be an advantage. The 7mm Rem Mag has to have 24 inches or you lose what little advantage in velocity you have.

When did the 270 Remington Magnum come out?

And it had very little recoil. People could shoot it accurately because they weren’t afraid of it, and since accurate shooting is 98 percent of cartridge effectiveness, the .270 acquired a reputation as a dispenser of Sudden Death. The 7mm Remington Magnum debuted in 1962, chambered in the brand-new Model 700 rifle.