Between the .30-06 and .300 Win. Mag., which is the better choice for the elusive “all-around” hunting cartridge? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
With respect to overall performance and ammunition availability, here are the five best all-around cartridges for North American big-game species.
In the last 10 years, ammunition manufacturers have delivered newly designed cartridges that are more consistent, more efficient and more precise than ever before. Will the century-plus-old .30-06 Springfield have to gracefully hand the “most popular” position to a new leader?
What is it about the .30-06 that makes it fare so well against all other designs? If the history of all .30-caliber cartridges were erased, would the '06 still hold a position at the top? Contributor Philip Massaro investigates.
These undeniably classic cartridges have been putting meat in the freezer and smiles on hunters faces for generations. Most of us have probably hunted with one or both of them at some point, but which is ultimately the better choice? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.