A New Look at the Old .270 Winchester

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 .270 Winchester Cartridge

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.


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