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Old September 16, 2013, 03:41 PM   #17
Geo_Erudite
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From Chuck Hawks Rifle Recoil Table

.270 Win. (130 at 3140) has 16.5 ft-lbs of recoil
.270 Win. (140 at 3000) has 17.1 ft-lbs of recoil
.270 Win. (150 at 2900) has 17.0 ft-lbs of recoil

.30-06 Spfd. (150 at 2910) has 17.6 ft-lbs of recoil
.30-06 Spfd. (165 at 2900) has 20.1 ft-lbs of recoil
.30-06 Spfd. (180 at 2700) has 20.3 ft-lbs of recoil

In regards to Jack O'Conner, he passed in 1978, ammunition technology (bullets and powder) and cartridge design has advanced a lot since then.

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