.270 ammo

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by flyboy207, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. flyboy207

    flyboy207 Monkey+

    looking for bulk .270 ammo anybody got any clues on sites
  3. CATO

    CATO Monkey+++

  4. Dogfood

    Dogfood Monkey+

    You can also find it at Ammo To Go.
  5. flyboy207

    flyboy207 Monkey+

    tks will check them out
  6. 5artist5

    5artist5 Monkey+

    How long have you been using .270? How do you like it? A coworker of mine has been talking up .270 to me for a few years and I have been thinking about a Browning A-Bolt in .270. I mostly load my own ammo, so finding components would b my concern rather than finding the loaded ammo.
  7. jungatheart

    jungatheart Beginner's Mind

    My neighbor talks up his .270 too and apparently he hits what he aims at.

    Problem I have with it is I just paid 26 cents per round for my 5.56 and all that .270 stuff looks like about $1 per round. I just want to kill my target, not bless it.
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  8. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    Well, there are times when a quarter just doesn't go far enough...
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  9. 5artist5

    5artist5 Monkey+

    Well again, I am loading my own, so it's not that big of a difference. Presumably less than loading for my .308.
    From what I understand the 270 is faster and lighter, so it has a more level arc?
  10. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    The 270 has excellent accuracy in a good bolt action rifle. It has a flat trajectory and good long range knock down power. What separates the 270 from the many others who have the same stuff is it's lack of recoil.
  11. 5artist5

    5artist5 Monkey+

    Hey, who doesn't like the sound of that?
  12. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Adventure Riding Monkey Founding Member

    I gathered a coffee can full of .270 brass awhile back - I use it and .30-06 to make my 8mm Mauser cases. Got no .270 or .30-06 rifles.
    I once looked long and hard at a beautiful Ruger No.1 singleshot in .270Win, but wasn't reloading or hunting at that time. Now, if I come across a good deal on a good rifle, I may be tempted..... but having a very good .308 rifle, it's a low priority.
    Hunting season is a boon for us reloaders here. Brass free for the taking in a variety of calibers.
    .243 makes good .308 too...... b::
  13. CATO

    CATO Monkey+++

    I have a .270 I bought in 1989 that I've never fired. I bought it for hunting antelope after I sold my .270 Weatherby Magnum, but, I lost interest the last time I went to Wyoming--being so far away from the game just wasn't my style. Even so, I haven't found anything that my .308 won't work for.
  14. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    Folks who don't mind recoil?

    ;) ;)
  15. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    .270 is an outstanding caliber. There was a famous write that took all of the North American big game with one, but I forget his name. It is very, very flat shooting. While it became famous with the 130 gr. Bullet, I really like the Hornady 140 grain. My model 700 .270 my dad bought me for Christmas when I turned about 14 has killed more whitetail than I can count. Previously I had a .222, and while accurate I sure had to track them. I wholeheartedly recommend it.


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