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Get the Most Out of the .30-06

Get the Most Out of the .30-06

Although it Is the single most successful hunting cartridge in history, the .30-06 was actually designed as a military round 112 long years ago. As popular as it is, the aging .30-06 was designed in a different era, for a different set of needs. It’s long and distinctly tapered to enable it to flow smoothly into chambers and to reliably extract, even when barrels heated to palm-scorching temperatures and early gunpowders pressure-spiked. It has a mild-angle shoulder that feeds extremely reliably but doesn’t help powder burn efficiently. And it has a long, robust neck to resist case distortion when slammed into the feedramp and battered into the chamber of hard-used...

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