.260 Remington vs .308 Winchester (7.62mm NATO)
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.260 Remington VS .308 Winchester (7.62mm NATO)

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Gun Specifications

Specifications

.260 Remington

.308 Winchester (7.62mm NATO)

Height

2.04

2.02

Average FPS

2856

2683

Average Grain

126

163

Average Energy

2282

2617

Recoil

1.73

1.95

Ballistic Coefficient

434.15

409.93

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Gun Descriptions

The .260 Remington Ammo started its life as a wildcat cartridge called the 6.5-08 and finally got released as a commercial cartridge by Remington even though they were not the first to standardize the cartridge. It has the .308 Winchester as its parent case, and this is necked down to make it capable of accepting a .264 caliber bullet with no change to its case. The .260 Remington Ammo has a slightly shorter overall length in comparison to the 6.5 Creedmoor round. However, in terms of velocity and accuracy in hits, it performs almost the same as the 6.5 Creedmoor round. In addition, the bullets of the .260 Remington Ammo have good sectional density or penetrating ability. The .260 Remington has a neck diameter of .2969inches and a shoulder diameter of 11.53mm. Additionally, it has a rim diameter of 12.01mm and a rim thickness of 1.37mm. It also has a max pressure of 60,000psi. And a primer type of a large rifle. Loaded with lighter bullets, the .260 Remington can be used as a practical varmint or a small predator hunting cartridge against such species as marmots, woodchucks, bobcats, and coyotes. The .260 Remington is a tactical and target shooting ammo. It is metallic and is effective on antelopes, sheep, and goats. It is also efficient in taking down larger games such as elk and moose. Loaded with bullets weighing from 120gr (7.8g) to 140gr (9.1g), the .260 Remington Ammo can be loaded to higher pressure levels.

About In the year 1952, Winchester introduced the .308 Winchester Ammo based on the foundation of the late T65 series and the Winchester’s rifle were immediately chambered for the new cartridge. When it comes to short action and hunting big game, .308 Winchester Ammo has earned quite a strong reputation ever since its release. Hunters around the world know the .308 Winchester Ammo for its power and high accuracy. While the shot taken using a .308 Winchester Ammo will have an effective range up to 1,000 yards, but the best bet of hunting your game successfully is within the range of 300-500 yards. In this range and with this bullet, you can take down medium to big games with a single bullet. Manufacturer The Winchester family is the one responsible for manufacturing the .308 Winchester Ammo, the hunting gem that hunters around the world love shooting with and take down their game with a high success rate. Uses Whether it’s the season for deer or grizzly bears, the .308 Winchester Ammo will be the most suitable companion for your venture and will probably yield the most favorable results for your hunting session. Even though in North America, this cartridge is recommended to be used for whitetail deer, it’s common knowledge that this full-powered and accurate bullet can bring down medium to large sized dangerous game.

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