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#3053681 - 11/28/12 04:47 PM Re: 270 WSM [Re: Rubberduck270]
10 Point

Registered: 11/10/06
Posts: 2543
Loc: Bellevue Tn

BirdDog; I have a Browning A-bolt Com Stalker 270 wsm & I can tell you also it is an accurate killing machine for sure. Plus a joy to shoot with that much horse power. I like the 130 gr pills best for it on deer. Dirt Rolls... IMO the (all around) best of the WSM'S. bang 4 your Buck.
Manipulation is the KEY!
Use it willfully & be aware of it from others!

#3055906 - 11/29/12 08:50 PM Re: 270 WSM [Re: BirdDog123]
6 Point

Registered: 11/21/07
Posts: 974
Loc: Middle TN

I have an abolt 270wsm. I haven't used anything but since I got it. Favorite gun I have ever had for deer hunting. No problems ever.
#3056055 - 11/29/12 10:09 PM Re: 270 WSM [Re: David]
10 Point

Registered: 01/08/06
Posts: 3088
Loc: Middle

I've had mine for 5 years and agree with all the above. Furthest I got to stretch its legs was lasered 373 deer was DRT.
"Smart is when you believe only half of what you hear. Brilliant is when you know which half to believe"

#3056901 - 11/30/12 01:11 PM Re: 270 WSM [Re: TNTomtaker01]
4 Point

Registered: 08/17/12
Posts: 400
Loc: Tennesssee, US

Good feedback guys I appreciate it! I bought mine the other day got the a-bolt 270wsm plus a leupold scope for 600! can't wait to try it out
#3056912 - 11/30/12 01:17 PM Re: 270 WSM [Re: BirdDog123]
10 Point

Registered: 11/01/10
Posts: 3007
Loc: Lawrence Co.

Let us know how she shoots. Post some pics of the jewel too \:\)
Smokeless Muzzleloading: It ain't your Grampa's flintlock

#3058467 - 12/01/12 04:29 PM Re: 270 WSM [Re: Kimberman]
10 Point

Registered: 09/03/08
Posts: 4764
Loc: Shelby County

For those of you shooting this caliber, has some once-fired stuff on sale. I've done business with them for quite awhile, good folks. Seems like a lot of 270 also.
#3060569 - 12/02/12 11:43 PM Re: 270 WSM [Re: Rubberduck270]

Registered: 10/01/09
Posts: 75
Loc: tn

i traded for a browning a bolt stainless hunter this year in 300wsm while looking for a 270wsm and i was a bit worried about the recoil, but having shot a 300win mag before i was shocked how light this a bolt kicks, i love mine so far and im sure the 270wsm would be awesome as well! i ended up with enough shells in the trade to last me a few seaseons but i tend to not shoot my deer rifles enough to really worry about ammo cost on them. so i tend to gravitate toward what i like vs the most econimical for deer guns as they probaly wont see 100 rnds a year and i dont hadload as of yet
#3179887 - 03/01/13 12:14 AM Re: 270 WSM [Re: r1100s]
10 Point

Registered: 11/10/06
Posts: 2543
Loc: Bellevue Tn

With this ammo shortage I'm glade I'm pretty fit for components. Last year I bought quite a few of the 130gr discontiuned Speer Hot Cores for sheiets and grins shooting. I may have to do some phone book bullet tests with those for hunting backups?
Manipulation is the KEY!
Use it willfully & be aware of it from others!

#3179968 - 03/01/13 06:51 AM Re: 270 WSM [Re: skynimrod]
Frank G
8 Point

Registered: 12/20/12
Posts: 1409
Loc: Hardin Co, TN Pickwick Lake

The only concern with the 270 I would have would be the range 400>600 overall though a good choice (more to do with optics then caliber). I set up a Weatherby 300 WSM w Leupold 4.5-14x50 side focus and CDS for the same range. Not sure which scope you have but most can have the CDS add at the factory (under $100.00) It is WELL worth adding for the ranges your after. 0 it at 200 yards and just turn the dial to your game range. AND practice, practice, practice. Good luck!
Team M.I.A.

#3182114 - 03/03/13 12:32 PM Re: 270 WSM [Re: Frank G]
12 Point

Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 6953
Loc: NE Tennessee

I love the 270 wsm. I have an beat up Model 70 with crap glass and factory trigger. It has killed everything I have rounded into. Never had an animal take another step after the shot. Only killed deer, yotes, whistle pigs with it though.

Watched my daughter 5 years ago lay prone, and drop a deer at 336 yards with it. Not bad for an 11 year old \:\)

Love that round.
" a smart man learns from his mistakes, the sign of intelligence is learning from others mistakes"

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