Thread: .308 vs .30-06
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Old November 18, 2012, 03:15 PM   #60
Brian Pfleuger
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Originally Posted by Ridgerunner665
Would it really be relevant to the discussion if I answered with QuickLoad, SWAG, or even White Laboratories...the point was, that the properly loaded 30-06 can beat the 308 not by 100 fps...but by 200-300 fps, depending on bullet weight...and its perfectly safe to do so, in modern bolt actions.
Not according to QuickLoad it can't, not staying within SAAMI limits, which is the only definition of "safe" that matters.

The 30-06 gets about 150fps, max, over the .308, all else being equal to SAAMI spec.
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