Talked to afew guys around the country and it's getting more popular. I'm talking about the 7 Mag kicking the .270 Roy's a$$ up and down the block... Willis. The .270 WSM, as I mentioned, does generate better ballistics than the old .270. The .270 Winchester fits into this category. with muzzle velocities of 3,100 and 2,970 fps, respectively.With this load, the .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. Left to right, .257, .270, .7mm and .300 Weatherby Magnums. Even though I will eventually own a .257 Roy, I wouldn't even begin to insult my .270 by claiming the .257 is better at anything - it's just a different caliber and on deer will probably do far more meat damage than either my .270 or my 7mm. Any comments? Gonna be interesting to see the results of this. Performance is far less than other .25 caliber magnum rounds as the .257 Weatherby Magnum. Several elk fell to it last fall, and a handful of moose as well. Like the .270 Weatherby Magnum—released 60 years prior to the .270 WSM—it betters the velocity of the .270 Winchester, but I’m not certain that the increased velocity is necessarily required. 270 wsm or 257 weatherby User Name: Remember Me? Joined: Jan 6, 2011 Messages: 3,016 Location: upper … Anyway, most 270Wins will push a 130grain bullet 3100fps, or 3150 in a longer barrel. I really like the ballistics both these cals offer but am having a tough time deciding. Like other standard length magnum cartridges, it is designed to work in .30-06 length actions. Left to right, .257, .270, .7mm and .300 Weatherby Magnums. COMPARE RESET. Nontypical Buck ... it's the best cal for bears but a .270 in a mag will help out in this situation more so than a 6.5 x284 6.5 Gibbs or 257 Weatherby. Mk5's are a steel reciever only, WTBY doesnt re tool just to make a SS action. I say this, because although there is nothing wrong with the 257 wby mag, you can load larger grain bullets in a 270 wsm and achieve great ballistics. Ackley said was his favorite choice for an all-around cartridge. What I mean is this... Whatever a .25-06 will do at 200 yards... a .257 Roy does at 300 yards. (factroy #'s developed from 26" bbl) .270 WSM vs .270 Weatherby. Ok, first off want to say to everyone hope you all have a Merry Christmas.Enjoy it cause we only got 2 more before the World ends.LOL Anyways this is more of a 2 part question. While lots of hunters have readily adopted the 6.5 Creedmoor for hunting a wide variety of game, many other hunters remain skeptical of the suitability of the new cartridge for big game animals, particularly when its compared to the time tested .25-06 Remington and .270 Winchester cartridges. So maybe you should. Aug 19, 2010 #1 B. briar rabbit Well-Known Member. Need Help Filtering. Recoil of a rifle in .257 Weatherby Magnum is about the same as that of a rifle of the same weight in .270 Winchester. The .270 is one of a family of Weatherby Magnums which share a 2.545” (64.64mm) length case. + Print; Pages: [1] 2.257 vs .270 win? Joined Feb 22, 2010 Messages 53 Location St Helens, Oregon. Ummm did I miss something?? Quote Reply Topic: 270 WSM -vs- 270 WTHBY Posted: December/05/2007 at 14:46 : Any preferences? I have a very nice 7mm rm and I am tempted to put a new bbl on it in 270 wby. The muzzle velocities may be equal but the 270 eats dust from that point on from it's low BC and larger area. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .270 Winchester vs .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum ammo rounds. Go to weatherby.com Weatherby Go to weatherby.com General Inquiries Here To Help. Joined: Jul 2012. THF Trophy Hunter. With the exception of dangerous game, which I have absolutely no desire to hunt anyway, I could take it all in fun fashion with a 308 Winchester and a 270 Weatherby. Mag. Ditto the .264 Winchester Magnum and 6.5x68. Everything … The difference is not, however, extraordinarily dramatic. http://www.outdoorsmenforum.ca/group.php?groupid=31. The .257 Weatherby is a standard length magnum based on a shortened and blown out .300 H&H case, as are the .264 Winchester Magnum and .270 Weatherby Magnum. These include the .257, .270 and 7mm Weatherby Magnum cartridges. It will kill any elk or moose that ever lived provided A] you can shoot B]use premium bullets and C] Have a working knowledge of game anatomy and the intelligence to pass up risky bad angle shots.My son killed a meat 3pt elk at 400 yards with his 25-06 and a handloaded 120HP Hornady/54gr H-4831 SC/Win brass + Fed Mag primer.Bullet took out a rib going in and another exiting.Dead elk...................I've always wanted a .257 WM myself.............Harold *mind you a .264 Win Mag is no slouch either? 6. Because I like the "not your run of the mill" calibers. The ballistic performance based off four grain types for velocity is 3,825 ft/s (87 gr), 3,602 ft/s (100 gr), 3,400 ft/s (117 gr) and 3,305 ft/s (120 gr). Gold $$ Contributor. However, it's the king of flat trajectories when it comes to big game rifles and I figured what the heck. The 270Wby is flat as well, just not quite as much as the 257 for medium range shooting. It is flatter... though not by much... in the neighborhood of 2.5" at 400 yards. Plus the 270 will kill anything wby or wsm … In fact, ballistically it's almost identical to the improved version of the .257 Roberts, which P.O. With the 130gr TSX it flat out performs - my 1st time shooting Barnes as I have been skeptical, but no more. like to shoot them all, but to say that a .270 is over-gunning or under for other critters bugs me. Were both shooting 150gr Fusion … 6.5 creedmoor vs 257 weatherby. Feb 26, 2018 #1 I am just wondering if anyone has built a 25 WSM what velocities you get compared to the 257 WBY?? Bien que produisant une balistique moins impressionnante que le .270 WSM et le .270 Weatherby Magnum, elle est toujours préférée par de très nombreux chasseurs, et singulièrement, parmi les chasseurs qui tirent des cerfs sur des distances équivalentes à 350 yards. Next Last. I shoot lefty so it made the short list pretty quick. The 270 Weatherby is everything the 257 Weatherby wishes it was!! 603Country. I had a great time putting together the .358-378 RG this past year, and it of course was gratifying to have the cartridge perform to expectations. They're both pretty good, maybe I'll have a scoop of each! More specifically, when a 100-grain bullet exits the barrel of a nine-pound rifle in .257 Weatherby at 3500 fps, one's shoulder is caressed with 13.5 ft-lbs of recoil. 257 Weatherby vs 240 Weatherby. Ammo price/availability is not a factor. Will the recoil be the same? The 6.5 craze shows no signs of slowing down; in fact, it’s looking to be the bore diameter of the 21 st century. I also have a 300WSM and have a 2nd 270WSM in the safe waiting to become a .257WSM. The parent case design is based off the .375 H&H Magnum by shortening the neck to fit the .257 inch (6.53mm) bullet. Note: A full length article about the .270 Weatherby Magnum can be … Anything the 270-WSM can do the 270-Weatherby can do better. Since the cartridges use the same diameter bullet as other popular cartridges like the .257 Roberts, .257 Weatherby, .260 Remington, 6.5 PRC, 6.5x47mm Lapua, .264 Win Mag, 270 WSM, .270 Weatherby, and 6.8 SPC, there are plenty of .257″, .264″, and .277″ bullets of various weights and styles to choose from. The 100's ran about 3200 with … Posts: 84 DEFFINATELY the 270WSM. Ackley said was his favorite choice for an all-around cartridge. The 270 WSM doesn't beat 270 by more than 50 fps with equal bullet weights. .257 vs .270 win? Get the .257 WM! Magnum gives shooters three .270s from which to choose. To compare the two calibers ballistics is somewhat of a challenge though. Because of money, may lean towards the vanguard unless a hot deal comes up on here. General Inquiries. A .270 Win will handle almost anything with a decent load and still carry the thump to do it way out there, including elk and moose. Weatherby. I'll say it again for fun...The 270 Weatherby is everything the 257 Weatherby wishes it was!! +-+-+-+-+-+-+ was introduced in 1944, and within Roy's stable of hard-hitting, flat-shooting magnums, the .257 was his fair-haired favorite, which says a lot. Well it's time to get a new rifle. Using bullets of equal sectional density the .257 Weatherby Magnum can more than hold its own as an ultra-long range cartridge when compared to the .270 Weatherby Magnum, and it beats the .270 WSM. IMO, the .270 is the best of the WSM's but my next "need-to-have" hunting rifle will be a .257 W'by, 26". Because I like the "not your run of the mill" calibers. I'm really leaning towards the 257 weatherby. Le 270 WSM possède donc un volume de douille de 10,70% inférieure à celle du 270 Weatherby Magnum, alors que le 270 Winchester possède un volume de douille qui est de 10,67% inférieur a celui de ce nouveau calibre. Does the extra 2" make that much of a difference? No probs with it...just wondering why they would do that. Here's the history of the 25 calibers in the U.S.A. with extra details on the performance of the 257 Weatherby Magnum. SUBSCRIBE. How bout a 25-06? Location: lac ste anne county,west of Stony Plain, So split the difference and go with a 270 weatherby mag I have one and its awesome all round gun, I Have a 257 & 270 wby also 7mm stw i like shooting them all 257 100gr tsx 270 130gr part 7mmstw 140 part. Go. I have compared … In my opinion, one of the drawbacks of all three of the .270s is their twist rate. The .257 Weatherby Magnum was designed by Roy Weatherby in 1944 and was first introduced into the market during 1948. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, b Dj I have seen to many deer run to far when hit so;id in the sholder with a 25-06. A .270 WSM is generally a fair bit more capable of sustaining wallop way out there than a .270 Win but I've never heard of "too dead". 2.5 in (64 mm). A .270 Win will handle almost anything with a decent load and still carry the thump to do it way out there, including elk and moose. I know guys who shoot both and recommend both, but find a rifle that feels good and you like is the answer I routinely get. kinda like throwing a softball and a hard ball with both having the same weight at the same speed. Look at the numbers... all you get is 200-250fps (assuming = barrel lengths), in the real world that equals 100 yards. (There are some small bullet makers like Blackjack offering high B.C. THF Trophy Hunter. If you've really been unhappy with the .25-06, I don't think your problems will be solved with the Roy. As with most of the Weatherby line of cartridges, the .270 gained a small but staunch following which has remained static to this day, regardless of new inventions such as the .270WSM. Believe me, that bullet will equal the performance of any 160 or 175gn 7mm bullet I've ever tried. Get a 7mm Mag and shoot 120 Nosler BTs (or TSX... for you X-fellas) at 3600... one of those will stomp the crap out of anything you'd ever shoot in Texas, and that includes Nilgai. I think they're over-hyped and not worth the price for the better looking ones, but (not to start any kind of argument) then I don't have much use for Ruger bolt guns either. I'll go against popular response and say 270 WSM. I have a standard Vanguard stainless and love it, in fact I have a McMillan ordered for it. Because I see the .257" as being plenty for any deer,and the .277" being overkill for deer,and a little on the small side for elk and moose.For a do it all cartridge,I start with the 7mms. Tables balistiques disponibles. 2.5 in (64 mm). The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .270 Winchester vs .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum ammo rounds. The reloader with a .270 Wby. See also.223 WSSM.243 WSSM.257 Roberts.25-06 Remington; Winchester Super Short Magnum Dick thanks for the info on the rilfes. it has to be .23(leaga caliber for washington state big game) to .270 or i may consider a 7mm. I own one and so does my brother. 270 19% below standard weight compared to 257 10% over standard weight, with standard being 130 for the 270 and 100 for the 257. Work up from 64gn toward 67gn which gives 3105 fps. Not enough difference to matter. Posts: 84 DEFFINATELY the 270WSM. Posts: 9,802. I've learned since, when possible, to match the caliber to the game. .257 Weatherby Magnum 120 Grain Nosler Partition~ The .257 Weatherby Magnum is a .257 Caliber (6.35 mm) belted bottlenecked cartridge.It is one of the original standard length magnums developed by shortening the .375 H&H Magnum case to approx. I've narrowed it down to the 270 wsm or 257 weatherby mag. A bit more info for you. Brass IS expensive, but in a pinch it can be made from 7mm RM brass in one simple pass. sdean. Gold $$ Contributor . Weatherby, Norma, and Federal factory loads offer 87, 100, 115, 117, and 120 grain bullets at velocities ranging from 3825 fps to 3150 fps. Like the .270 Weatherby Magnum—released 60 years prior to the .270 WSM—it betters the velocity of the .270 Winchester, but I’m not certain that the increased velocity is necessarily required. The .300 Weatherby Magnum has a longer case length of 2.825" (71.76mm). I have a .257 & love the gun. In fact, ballistically it's almost identical to the improved version of the .257 Roberts, which P.O. I would disagree with the 257wby just being a 25-06+100yds it looks as if it shoots a lot flater and harder. I almost forgot to say this. The Weatherby Nation Members' rifle is by far the most accurate rifle I have ever fired, so my suggestion is without question, BUY the .257 Weatherby Magnum! The performance gain isn't enough to impress me vs the 270 win. If you're unhappy with the performance of the .25-06 (terminally) on deer... citing your previous experience (which is quite contrary to mine), you're not getting a noticable improvement by going to the Weatherby. comments powered by Disqus. That musta been one tough buck! AckleymanII . I talk bad about the .257 Weatherby and the 270. hold on Newt, we got a runaway Re: 270 Win vs 257 Wby [Re: 603Country] #6112856 01/01/16 02:27 PM: Joined: Jul 2012. 1; 2; 3 > » (0) Weatherby MARS65CMR4O Mark V Accumark RC Bolt 6.5 CRD 24 4+1 St $ 1,635.00 (0) WBY VANGUARD DLX 300WBY 26 AA WALNUT GLOSS BLUE $ 941.00 (1) WBY VANGUARD 257WBY 26 WILDERNESS Black Gray WEB $ 750.00 (0) Weatherby VDT300WR6O Vanguard Sporter Bolt 300 Weatherby Magnum $ 703.00 (5) Weatherby … No long action. Here To Help. I am a HUGE fan of the browning 270 WSM. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, b At 400y the .257 Weatherby has dropped 5.75" and the .270 Winchester has dropped 12.70", over twice as much. I already have other working rifles, such as 270 WSM, 257 Weatherby, but I am looking into something short, points well, adequate power and ballistics, dont kick too much. I wouldn't build one as an all around rifle, I have plenty of other choices for that. That said, the 270 packs more mass and definitely delivers. Get a 26" pipe on the 257 WTBY, that's where it shines, long pipes. hoz53. Cartridge Type: Rifle Height: 2.549" Width: 0.531" Average FPS: 3408 Average Energy: 2836 Average Gr: 110 Recoil: 1.76 Power Rank: 3.75 of 20 . Of the cartridges developed by Roy Weatherby in 1944, the .257 Weatherby Magnum was known to have been his favorite, and the … Use the money saved to buy a Timney trigger & if you can, put a good stock on it. The rifles would be a vanguard sub-moa or the plain jane synthetic/blued (maybe stainless) in the 257 and maybe a browning or ruger in the 270 wsm. BT (G1 BC right at .54), 3540 FPS is easily attainable - this is about equal to published loading DATA fro the .257 WBY and 100 Gr. and the .270 Wby. My son shot me with a 50 BMG on X-Box and I survived!!!! Just curious Stubblejumper, why not the .277 caliber ? hello this is my first post, i was just woundering is there another cartridge that will shoot as flat as the .257 weatherby and have the velocity or close to it. 17 Replies; 14589 Views; mtnmasher . I got it in the ultralight for an all round carrier. The trigger sucks - horrid uneven gritty creep. For that reason, the 25-06 vs 6.5 Cree… rifle has about a 200 fps advantage over a reloader with a .270 WSM rifle when both are using 150 grain bullets. Future wildcats, real and imagined – The 6mm and .257 WSM by ©RGI Media, Inc - Published with permission I had a great time putting together the .358-378 RG this past year, and it of course was gratifying to have the cartridge perform to expectations. Le spécialiste française de la munition métallique vous propose en vente en ligne le calibre 257 Weatherby magnum en différentes versions et avec différentes ogives. However, the Weatherby version remains the performance champion by a substantial margin, without the potential feeding problems inherent in the WSM case. 257 Weatherby has more case capacity but will not be quite as friendly as a high volume shooter. Other than the famed name and slightly higher cost of ammunition, are there any differences? Only complaint I have is I cant find an aftermarket stock for the super short. My personal favorites for deer: 243, 257, 6.5x55, 260, 7x57. I love mine it has made the tenured rifle list in my safe. Even Weatherby rifles are saddled with a 1-10” twist in 257 Weatherby Magnum. Just did a quick comparison on guns&ammo's ballistic page and it really depends on what load you are shooting. I have my reasons, and some of them are to piss people off. The .243 Remington is not much better. 46.257 vs .270 win? Mag. 3100fps is fast enough for my hunting, but the 110TTSX does 3400fps if someone is so inclined. I own one and so does my brother. They may in beat the 270 Win by a little bit in velocity, but the cost of the ammo or extra in reloading is more than the gains are worth in my opinion. Supreme 780, and 110 Gr. Like Roger said, 270 or 3006 is so vanilla ice cream mind you nothing wrong with vanilla ice cream but other flavours are better. 270 wsm or 257 weatherby User Name: Remember Me? by ©RGI Media, Inc - Published with permission. 257 Weatherby Magnum on left isn't as popular as 270 Weatherby and 300 Weatherby beside it, but more intriguing. I primarily hunt deer with the odd moose/elk hunt, and take after as many coyotes and wolves I can get. 270 wsm or 257 weatherby. weatherby.com. So split the difference and go with a 270 weatherby mag I have one and its awesome all round gun. Phoning around, I found ammo prices to be in ball-park of eachother, found 257 120 partitions for as low as 63.00 a box and found 270wsm in the 140 accubond for 58.00 a box, so not bad, but would definitely have to get into reloading down the road. The 257 Weatherby Magnum fits standard, 30-06-length actions; The 257 Weatherby can drive 75-grain bullets 4,000 fps; It pushes 120-grain “deer” bullets 3,200 fps; With less recoil, the 257 can put as much energy on target as a 30-06 257 Weatherby has more case capacity but will not be quite as friendly as a high volume shooter. Future wildcats, real and imagined – The 6mm and .257 WSM. Well it's time to get a new rifle. The introduction of the .270 WSM, a cartridge inbetween the performance of the .270 Win. The rich guys had those new magnums. It is one of the original standard length magnums developed by shortening the .375 H&H Magnum case to approx. Seventy years after Roy Weatherby unveiled his namesake company, his first big-game offering, the .270 Wby. The super short action makes a light and fast handling little rifle. I like the .270 caliber and can't see much difference in ballistics from a WSM versus a Weatherby in this caliber. of a load for elk and moose in the .270 Weatherby would be Barnes 150gn MRX BT over a stiff charge of AR2213SC. I love my 25-06, I have shot many deer with it, as well as my first elk. of a load for elk and moose in the .270 Weatherby would be Barnes 150gn MRX BT over a stiff charge of AR2213SC. Why is the .257 better ??? 270 wsm or 257 weatherby Guns & Ammo Discussion. "Weatherby Vanguard 270" For Sale. I would disagree with you there. Thread starter hoz53; Start date Feb 26, 2018; 1; 2; Next. Had my mind made up to buy the 257WBY but found a 240WBY Mark 5 factory custom that is calling my name. My only "complaint" about the rifle...is that I didn't know it was a steel action.....only the barrell is stainless (fluted and blackened by the way). Check out the Barnes data, especially 270 WIn vs. 270 WSM with the 110 grain TTSX. The .220 Swift … Not some exotic caliber but a very nice little package. I'm like Dave - I like to shoot them all, but to say that a .270 is over-gunning or under for other critters bugs me. jowens . This translates to all sorts of hydraulic shock, which is the primary reason that proponents of the .257 Weatherby … See also.223 WSSM.243 WSSM.257 Roberts.25-06 Remington; Winchester Super Short Magnum What do you think? Central Texas. If you rebarrel, doing the 1 in 8" twist to shoot the Blackjack's would put it ahead in trajectory and energy dump. I would go with a 270 wby! Password: Register: FAQ: Sponsor Forums: Calendar: Mark Forums Read: Page 2 of 2 < 1: 2 Thread Tools: Display Modes #31 03-01-2008, 12:22 AM AlbertaShedHunter : Join Date: Feb 2008. 30-06 was the do all cartridge for deer, elk and bear. I generally carry my 7mm RM for everything but the .45-70 will see a lot more use from now on thanks to handloads. As with most of the Weatherby line of cartridges, the .270 gained a small but staunch following which has remained static to this day, regardless of new … Work up from 64gn toward 67gn which gives 3105 fps. 25 WSM versus 257 Weatherby. There is under 100fps difference. The 6.5 PRC is pretty much a rebirth of the 6.5x284 which also another great cartridge. 603Country OP. More specifically, when a 100-grain bullet exits the barrel of a nine-pound rifle in .257 Weatherby at 3500 fps, one's shoulder is caressed with 13.5 ft-lbs of recoil. Silver $$ Contributor. Lovin my 257. The 30-06 has been handicapped by anemic factory ammo with the fear that someone will load it into a WW-1 era rifle. It works every time. The Vanguard only comes with a 24" pipe. Le 257 weath ou s’il connait une personne dans son entourage qui utilise ce calibre tous vos avis m’intéressent merci par avance le 257 revenons aux sources en 1925 holland. If the 270 is too much for deer why is a 7mm a good choice for an all arounder? Thread starter briar rabbit; Start date Aug 19, 2010; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . What you pick of those two? of energy. The .257 Weatherby Magnum is a .257 caliber (6.35 mm) belted bottlenecked cartridge. Copyright © 2000-2020 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Both the 257 WBY and 25/300WSM are great deer, pronghorn, and coyote cartridges. The parent case design is based off the .375 H&H Magnum by shortening the neck to fit the .257 inch (6.53mm) bullet. Now, it seems like everything is an ultramag or short mag, etc. Recoil of a rifle in .257 Weatherby Magnum is about the same as that of a rifle of the same weight in .270 Winchester. With modern handloads a 30-06 will shoot the same bullet weights at the same speed as 7 mag. All these shots had good shot placments. It was my first rifle, and I killed a pile of game with it. Especially if you reload, I'd be all over the 257 Wby. Re: 25-06 vs 257 Weatherby Mag You might add a 25WSSM to your list if you reload. I've narrowed it down to the 270 wsm or 257 weatherby mag. General Inquiries Mark V Vanguard Accubrake Mark XXII Optics Scope Mounts Shotguns Ammunition Back to home. To fix this you’d have to mount an aftermarket, 1-9" or 1-8" or even 1-7.5" twist barrel on your rifle. I won't own any cartridge that shoots a .277" bullet,so my choice would be the 257wby.I have taken pronghorn,whitetails,mules ,a mountain goat,and an elk with the 257wby with great results.However,I will not own another mark V rifle,so I would have a 700sps rebarreled with a premium 26" barrel. I have decided to get a Weatherby SUB MOA SS. Posts: 9,802. Oh, yeah, and the .257 W'by I buy probably won't be in a Weatherby rifle. There is so little difference in recoil between the two calibers you are considering that it … DM~ Member. Thank You . I use 115 gr Noslers in my .257 when compared to the 130 gr .270 the .257 shoots a bit flatter but the .270 hits harder (more energy) @ 400 yards anyways. Another big 270WSM fan here. I primarily hunt deer with the odd moose/elk hunt, and take after as many coyotes and wolves I can get. Since many hunters hunt strictly whitetails, why not pick a cartridge that is the right tool for the job? Youve taken mulies goats and elk with "great results" with a 257wby yet in the next post you say the .277 is too small for Elk. "Weatherby Vanguard 270" For Sale. .257 Weatherby Magnum (1944).270 Winchester (or 6.9x64mm) (1925).280 Remington, 7 mm Express 7×64mm Brenneke (1917).308 Winchester (7.62×51mm NATO)(1952) .35 Remington, 9x49mm Browning or 9mm Don Gonzalo (8.9x49mm) (1906).243 is considered too light for large game, therefore, it is out as the best all around caliber. I would say that the 270 WBY as with the other medium bore Weatherby's (257, 270 and 7mm) built on the same case are great long range shooters and if used at closer range, then a stouter bullet should be used to avoid fragmentation of the bullet. I have the 257 wby but for longer shots, I like a little more bullet weight. bullets. It can outpace, though very slightly, either 25-06 or 257Wby. More. Reply 12-24-2010, 09:33 PM #3 fritz1. And, I'd go 7 Mag... any of them, loooooong before I'd go to anything with a .270 stamped on it. Weighs in a 6 3/4 and is topped off with a 1" swaro with the tds.....I'm thinkin it's a keeper. Whe I started deer hunting (back in the mists of time) 243 was considered a great deer cartridge, along with 257 Bob and 30-30. Or 6.5 Rem Mag mshootnit, Dec 1, 2017 #1.308 Norma and LoonWulf like this. Pushing a 150-grain bullet to 3250 fps, the .270 WSM certainly earns the Magnum title, but at what cost? Why? Mag., remains among the best long-range cartridges to date. Head to Head: 6.5 Weatherby RPM vs. 6.5 PRC. Believe me, that bullet will equal the performance of any 160 or 175gn 7mm bullet I've ever tried. The hot 257 Weatherby Magnum may be the hardest hitting, flattest shooting, mildest recoiling cartridge you've never shot. The 6.5 PRC is pretty much a rebirth of the 6.5x284 which also another great cartridge. The .257 Weatherby Magnum was designed by Roy Weatherby in 1944 and was first introduced into the market during 1948. I think most shooters would agree that the 6.5 Creedmoor is a fantastic cartridge for competition shooting. Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. Jay: Like I said, if you want to, you can have both :),the same way some guys have both a 270 and 280.But this is mostly scratching the gun nut itch...what one will do, the other will do. Why? If you rebarrel, doing the 1 in 8" twist to shoot the Blackjack's would put it ahead in trajectory and energy dump. Im shooting a Tikka and his is a Browning. by Philip Massaro - Friday, April 17, 2020. The beauty of the 257 to me is the flat trajectory and light recoil. I really like the ballistics both these cals offer but am having a tough time deciding. Need Help Filtering. The .300 Weatherby Magnum has a longer case length of 2.825" (71.76mm). Clearly, for heavy animals at long range, the .270 Weatherby is a superior choice. Oh well, will keep looking. Password: Register: FAQ: Sponsor Forums: Calendar: Mark Forums Read: Page 2 of 2 < 1: 2 Thread Tools: Display Modes #31 03-01-2008, 12:22 AM AlbertaShedHunter : Join Date: Feb 2008. … I am leaning toward the .270 win for it's versatility … The .257 Wby. Newsletter Signup. One thing - if you buy a Vanguard you might as well order up a Rifle Basix or Timney trigger for it right away. Upland, I would say that the 270 WBY as with the other medium bore Weatherby's (257, 270 and 7mm) built on the same case are great long range shooters and if used at closer range, then a stouter bullet should be used to avoid fragmentation of the bullet. ... Weatherby MAP01N257WL8B Mark V Accumark Pro 257 Wthby Mag 3+1 2 $ 2,349.00 (0) Weatherby MAP01N303WL8B Mark V Accumark Pro 30-378 Wthby Mag 3+ $ 2,449.00 (0) Weatherby MAP01N653WL6B Mark V … When comparing two loads with identical bullets (Hornady’s 145-grain Precision Hunter ELD-X), the .270 WSM is 130 fps faster than the .270 Win. Here To Help. OP. 130-grain and 131-grain .257 bullets). For me, the best whitetail cartridge is the .257 Weatherby Magnum. With extra details on the test target you get with them weight in.270.... 270-Weatherby can do better Weatherby mag flat out performs - my 1st time shooting Barnes as have... 270-Wsm can do better but found a 240WBY Mark 5 factory custom that is calling Name. Hunters hunt strictly whitetails, why not the.277 caliber whitetails, why not the.277 caliber U.S.A. extra. By Philip Massaro - Friday, April 17, 2020 can, put a good choice for an around. To work in.30-06 length actions coyote cartridges.277 caliber rifle has a! 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