270 WSM

by Ed Maracle
(Mary'sville, Ontario, CANADA)

270 WSM is flat shooting and hard hitting. I like 150gr Winchester XP3. I have a Tikka T3 Lite.

When moose hunting I like to walk relatively long distances and some of the terrain is up and down.

The lighter gun makes for a much more pleasurable hunt.



Thanks for the input Ed. Have you tried the 130 grain bullet in the 270 WSM? I am curious as to how accurate this bullet is coming out at magnum velocities.

Mark

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.270 wsm
by: Anthony T

First moose! 390 yrds. 150 grain bullet. Tikka .270 wsm the best.

270 WSM Tika
by: Tom Thumb

I own a Tikka T3 in stainless Steel. the is the best rifle I have owned in 40 years. It has a great trigger and is guaranteed to shoot sub MOA. this equates to groups less that 1" center to center at 100 yds. I always laugh when I hear AR15 guy talk about the Colt CRP 223 with a heavy barrel that shoots sub 2 MOA (2" at 100 yds). It worth like double of the Tikka not including a scope on either rifle. The Tikka you can get for like |$850 the Colt like $1700 in Canada.

270 WSM
by: Ed

Hi Mark,

No, I have not tried the 130gr...The 150gr has more energy and is very flat shooting.

Ed

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