A beltless non-rebated .30-caliber magnum rifle cartridge designed for extreme performance at long range, the .300 PRC is the product of years of tinkering by Hornady. It will handle almost any game in North America and is fully capable of doing double duty as a long-range target choice.
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.