Working-Class Hero: The .308 Winchester (LocaCarnivore Expert)

What’s the most popular, yet least glamorous, hunting rifle cartridge? The .308 Winchester. Developed for the U.S. military to replace the time-tested .30-06, this wonderful, flexible round traces its DNA back to the .300 Savage.

Based on lessons learned from the German StG-44 and its shortened 7.92mm cartridge, the Army’s Frankford Arsenal wanted something to match the .30-06’s ballistics with lower recoil, and fit into the new…  Read More



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