## What is the effective range of a 270?

Federal’s 150-grain Trophy Copper . 308 Win. is travelling at 1,800 fps at 580 yards, but the 130-grain . 270 Win. is still cooking along at 1,800 fps all the way out to 680 yards. That additional 100 yards of effective range is why many long-range western hunters have opted for the .

### What is the ballistics of a 270?

270 is 24″ (600mm). This length will typically give 3150fps with 130 grain bullets, 3050fps with 140 grain bullets and 2950fps with the 150 grain weights.

**What grain bullet should I use for my 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.

**How many inches does a 270 drop at 300 yards?**

270 Winchester ~ 140 Grain ~ Trajectory Chart

Range (Yards) | Velocity (Ft/Sec) | Bullet Path (inches) |
---|---|---|

200 | 2595.4 | 0.0 |

300 | 2389.1 | -6.7 |

400 | 2192.2 | -19.51 |

500 | 2004.7 | -39.58 |

## Is a 270 or 30-06 More Accurate?

30-06 wins the bullet energy category. It hits harder even at extended ranges, and it can be loaded using bullets as heavy as 220 grains. However, since Trophy Copper bullets reliably expand only at velocities above 1,800 fps, the . 270 Win. has a greater maximum effective range.

### How much does a .270 drop at 200 yards?

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Range | Drop (inches) | Velocity |
---|---|---|

A | A | |

200 | -3.0304 | 2512 |

250 | -6.5480 | 2385 |

300 | -11.5955 | 2261 |

**Which is better 7mm 08 or 270?**

7mm-08 vs 270 Ballistic Comparison The 270 Winchester often beats the 7mm-08 in ballistic coefficient. The 270’s projectile is slightly smaller with a 7.2 vs. 7.4 sized slug. When you compare the ballistics of the two rounds, they are almost always right on top of each other performance-wise.

**What is the difference between a 270 and a 270 win mag?**

270 WSM generates roughly 250 additional foot-pounds of energy over its competitor at the muzzle when both cartridges are fired from 24-inch barrels. At 500 yards the . 270 Win. lags behind the short mag by about 100 fps and the WSM carries about 150 ft.

## What has more kick 270 or 30-06?

270 Winchester load still hits 4-8″ higher than all three . 30-06 loads. Not only does the . 270 Winchester have a noticeably flatter trajectory, but that particular load generates 22-36% less free recoil energy than those three .

### How much does a .270 drop at 100 yards?

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Range | Drop (inches) | Velocity |
---|---|---|

A | A | |

100 | 0.0004 | 2777 |

150 | -0.8920 | 2642 |

200 | -3.0304 | 2512 |