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Old 10-24-2009, 12:58 PM
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I am in the process of buying a Remington Model 700 in a .270 Winchester. So, naturally I have also been looking at ammunition. To pick my ammo I will just buy a box of each and see which I like most, but one thing I have noticed is that most bullets come in 130 grain or 150 grain, and I have also seen some 140 grain. So basically, I wanted to know the pros and cons of each and which one you would suggest? I'll be hunting white-tailed deer, but eventually when I get older I would love to go on elk or moose or what ever hunts... ha (who wouldn't).

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Old 10-24-2009, 01:20 PM
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I would go for 150gr for moose. I don't use a 270 for moose, but thats its intended purpose and of course 130gr for deer.
 
Old 10-24-2009, 02:36 PM
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I use 140 gr Partitions for all my hunting with a .270. If it will be a few years before you chase the big stuff I would just shoot 130s for now, and maybe use a bigger bullet when the time comes.
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Old 10-24-2009, 03:45 PM
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whichever shot best for you, my .270 loves the cheap 130gr federals, sub MOA, and that load will certainly take a deer.
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