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  1. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Received this Mauser .270 from grandfather upon his passing. No marking on the outside except for the serial number and “.270 win”. Once I disassembled it though, I found the FN and 1951 markings. However, the trigger has “FINLAND” marked on it, and the whole trigger pack looks exactly like a...
  2. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Ballistic charts usually give data for .270 win for a 24 inch barrel (i.e. 3060 ft/s at the muzzle for a 130 grian bullet). What average velocity, and trajectory shall I expect for the same commercial loads at different distances shot from a 22 inch barrel?
  3. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hey all, First time posting in any forum ever, so hope I'm in the right spot. I'm looking to buy my first centrefire rifle. The only shooting experience I have is with a .22 and a 12 gauge using #7 shot. I'm thinking a Rem 783, in either .243 or .270. Basically I'm looking for a comparison in...
  4. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Is there any real advantage in changing a .270 win for a .300 win mag for long range shots (300 to 500 yards) at deer size game (130 to 180 lbs)? I own a ruger m77 hawkeye chambered in .270 win, which shoots very well with the ballistic silvertip ammo. But was wandeing if I could get any...
  5. Handloading Procedures/Practices
    Yesterday I was Reading in Jack O´connor´s book “The Hunting Rifle” (p. 68) that .270 win factory loads were charged with 55 grains of du pont 15 ½ powder to produce 54,000 feet/pounds, resulting in a muzzle velocity of 3160 ft/s when firing a 130 grain bullet from a 24 inch barrel. Is it...
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