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Whats better 270 or 243?

Whats better 270 or 243?

270 Win rounds are producing a much greater amount of recoil energy than the . 243 Win, on average. With a little over 8ft. lbs of recoil energy, you will definitely be able to tell a difference when shooting these two cartridges….Average Recoil (

.243 Winchester .270 Winchester
11.25 19.56

Is .308 the same as 243?

Obviously, the glaring difference is the bullet diameter. The . 243 is a 6mm bullet. 308 is a 30 caliber bullet and lends itself very well to both big game hunting and precision shooting.

Is 243 the same as 6mm?

The bullets are the same, and if you were to reload, you’d use the same box of bullets for a 6mm as for a 243. The cartidge cases that hold the powder for each caliber are very different, however, and are NOT interchangable. Factory ammo from one will not work safely in the other.

Is a 308 more powerful than a 243?

243 Winchester and the . 308 Winchester. It has less recoil and a flatter trajectory than the . 308, but is more powerful and uses larger and heavier bullets than the .

How far will a 243 shoot flat?

243 rivals a 6.5-284 ballistically out to 1000 yards. Shooting 80-100 grain hunting bullets, a . 243 will anchor a buck with authority.

Whats more powerful a 308 or a 243?

What is the effective range of a 243 rifle?

Can a 6mm shoot 243?

No, you cannot shoot . 243 in a 6mm. While the bullets are the same diameter, the brass is not the same size.

How accurate is a 243?

243 is light, small and perfect for beginning deer hunters. Big-game hunters in the western states use this rifle round on mule deer and even bear. It also might be one of the most accurate of all rifle rounds at ranges under 200 yards. However, it can also reach out there long range if needed.

What is the best 243 rifle to buy?

Savage Axis

  • Browning Lever Rifle (BLR)
  • SAKO Tikka T3x Lite
  • Ruger American
  • Remington Model 700 BDL
  • Remington Model 700 SPS
  • Savage Model 12 Long Range
  • Savage Model 12 Varmint Low Profile
  • Remington Model 700 SPS Varmint
  • Remington R-25 GII
  • What Bullet for a 243?

    The .243 launches an 80 grain varmint bullet at a muzzle velocity (MV) of about 3,350 fps. This means it shoots about as flat as a .22-250, only its 80 grain spitzer bullet has a BC of .365, compared to the 55 grain .22 spitzer’s BC of .255.

    What is the effective range of a 243?

    What is the Effective Range for a.243 Rifle? Surprisingly enough, the.243 has the ability to travel quite far. Some veteran users of the rifle have said in the past that they were able to hit their targets from as far as 600 yards out.

    What is a 243 Mag?

    The 243 Winchester Super Short Magnum or 243 WSSM is a rifle cartridge introduced in 2003. It uses a .300 WSM ( Winchester Short Magnum ) case shortened and necked down to accept a .243in/6mm diameter bullet, and is a high velocity round based on ballistics design philosophies that are intended to produce a high level of efficiency.