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Ron Spomer

308 Winchester Versus the 300 Winchester Magnum?

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While the short-action 308 Win. will hold 49.5 grains of water, the voluminous 300 Win. Mag. will swallow 81.7 grains. This gives the 300 several advantages: About 450 fps more muzzle velocity About 900 foot-pounds more muzzle energy Flatter trajectory (6” at 300 yards, 30” at 600 yards with 150-gr. Deer Season loads) Less wind […]

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