.270 Vs. .308

Which is a better cartridge for mainly coyotes and deer? .270 or .308

  • .270

    Votes: 4 66.7%
  • .308

    Votes: 2 33.3%

  • Total voters
    6

JBerryhill

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May 2, 2012
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Im new to rifle hunting, and fairly new to rifles in general. Ill be purchasing my first rifle soon, i dont know what make n model yet, thats a question for another day. My first question is what would be a better all around cartridge for hunting Coyotes and Deer Mainly? .270 or .308
 

Lungpopper

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Mar 2, 2011
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You can't go wrong with either cartridge. I have had both and the deer that were shot with them couldn't tell the difference. I would lean towards the 270
 

NBK

Trying to be the man my dog thinks I am.
Mar 8, 2011
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If you ever plan to hunt more of a variety of animals, the .308 is a better overall cartridge. It has a more versatile bullet selection and more horsepower for game like elk and moose.

Can't go wrong with either.
 

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