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.
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.
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.