Is a 270 good for hog hunting?

Also known as a deer rifle, the . 270 is just simple and effective. With the right shot placement on a broadside pig, a bolt-action . 270 packs enough punch and penetration to get the job done on the little piglets, as well as the full-grown feral hogs!

Will a 270 kill a hog?

There is little doubt that a deer-rifle class cartridge is fully capable of killing a wild hog. Anything in the . 270, . … A factory or hand-loaded round using a 150-grain or heavier bullet will surely finish the task, if — and that is a big if — the bullet is sent to the so-called boiler room.

What kind of ammo do you use for hog hunting?

223 Remington, 6.5 Grendel, 6.8 SPC, . 300 Blackout and . 308 Winchester, it’s a pretty darn good bullet to use in your favorite MSR when hog hunting. Keep in mind that that certain rifles will perform better with some bullets than with others.

Will 5.56 FMJ kill a hog?

You would not believe what a military FMJ 5.56mm M193 round will do to a hog. That bullet penetrates 6-7″, turns 90 degrees and fragments. Those fragments shred the heart, lungs and diaphragm. i’ve killed a lot of wild hogs with that bullet including a couple 300 pounders that just bang flopped.

Is 270 a good sniper round?

270 is a nice, flat shooting hunting round. I never heard of it being used as a sniper round either. The . 270 rifles tend to be a bit lighter and easier to lug in the field all day,but the round is potent enough for most game in North America, so this adds to the popularity of the caliber.

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Which is more powerful a 30 30 or a 270?

The 30-30 has 1396 ft lbs of energy at 100 yards while a 270 with a 150gr bullet has about 2540 ft lbs at a 100 yards and 1450 ft lbs at 500 yards. So, the 270 has more velocity and energy at 500 yards than the 30-30 has at 100 yards, or at least as much depending on the exact load.

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