Is a 270 win good for hogs?

270 Winchester is within the ideal range of suitable calibers to harvest hog or wild boar – and to this question, the response again is no, the . 270 Winchester is OVERKILL for hog or wild boar hunting.

What caliber does Franz Albrecht use?

Choosing the right calibre is fairly important. I use a . 270, but when I first started shooting wild boar, I was told to “take enough gun” and I started with a . 30-06.

What is the best caliber for hunting feral hog?

30-06 to house a . 25 caliber bullet has created a popular deer and pronghorn cartridge that will work wonders on feral hogs. Generally utilizing bullets between 75 and 120 grains, the 110 to 120 grain bullets are best suited for feral hogs.

What is a 270 Win Good For?

270 Winchester is used almost exclusively as a hunting cartridge while match shooters, military and police snipers, and hunters have all used the . 30-06 Springfield extensively over the years.

Where do you shoot a hog with a 270?

270 or . 280, this lower chest shot probably is the best location and option for quick death or short recovery effort. Center punch: I’ve killed hogs with center-punch shots with the .

Is a 6.5 Creedmoor good for hog hunting?

Yes, the 6.5mm Creedmoor is A GOOD CHOICE for hog or wild boar hunting, under average conditions, from a mid-range distance, with a medium grain expanding bullet, and with correct shot placement.

What kind of rifle does Franz Albrecht use?

Franz-Albrecht Oettingen of Spielberg, Germany, puts on an impressive display of marksmanship in a series of filmed hunts. In the first, he uses a Merkel Helix Custom 7×64 with an Aimpoint hunter sight and RWS Mantel 11.2g rounds.

What caliber is 7×64?

The 7×64mm is a popular hunting cartridge in Central Europe due to its 11.95 mm (0.470 in) case head diameter and 84 mm (3.3 in) overall length allowing it to easily be chambered in the Mauser 98 bolt-action rifle that was once standard German military issue….

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Is .270 enough for elk?

270, especially when mated with the tough, deep-penetrating, weight-retaining bullets we have today, is not a “big gun” on elk, but is adequate for any elk that walks, with careful shot placement.