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Big Game Hunting Podcast: Rifles, Calibers & Muzzleloaders For Deer, Elk & African Game


Dec 1, 2022

It’s time for another cartridge comparison and today's episode compares the 243 Winchester and 270 Winchester cartridges. As is the case with the 7mm-08 and 270, there’s some overlap in the capabilities and best uses of the 243 and 270. However, the gap between 243 and 270 is much bigger than is the case with the 7mm-08 and the 270 and this is definitely a case where each is better suited to certain tasks. Well, that’s what we’re going to talk about in this episode where I investigate the 243 vs 270 debate in detail and provide some insight into which cartridge is better suited for common hunting situations so you can make an informed decision on which one will work best for your individual needs as a hunter or shooter.

Article referenced in show: 243 vs 270 Review & Comparison

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Show Notes: https://thebiggamehuntingblog.com/podcast/243-vs-270/