Both cartridges are easy to shoot, can be housed in lightweight, easy-to-carry rifles and neither require a long barrel length to get the best performance. Which is the smarter choice for the modern hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
Between the 7mm-08 and the .280, which is the better choice for the hunter in the market for an all-around rifle that can best handle a wide range of species across North America, Europe and Africa? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
North America has a wide variety of huntable species, inhabiting many different types of terrain. While there are a few cartridges that can truly be called all-around choices, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with picking a cartridge that perfectly suits the game at hand.