With all the attention focused on relatively new cartridges such as the 6.5 mm Creedmoor, what about the venerable .270 Winchester? Perhaps Professor O’Connor was right all along.
The latest shooting scribe to spill his guts is Jon R. Sundra, whose, Hell, I’m Still Here! Fifty Years a Gunwriter, more than delivers on a title that says quite a lot itself.
Nearly a century after it was introduced, the .270 Winchester cartridge is still going strong. And while its success is often attributed solely to Jack O’Connor’s praise for it, the evidence suggests it was a good cartridge all along.
The 7 mm Shooting Times Westerner cartridge is a flat-shooting wildcat that went mainstream.