Thread: .270 vs .30-06
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Old May 14, 2012, 04:59 AM   #25
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The .30 cal. heavier bullet is less affected by wind.
150 gr .270 and 180 Gr .30-06 Berger bullets (as an example since we are talking long range) have almost the exact same BC. You would have to go really heavy with the -06 to gain any advantage with the wind. Which gets back to what I said earlier.. the rate of twist then becomes a big factor.
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