Originally Posted by rednoved
I guess it depends on the tasks. The 30-06 can handle a heavier grain bullet, and still deliver higher velocity and energy. I believe the 30-06 has a slightly flatter trajectory as well.
You have the bolded part backwards. The 30-06 hits harder, the 270 shoots flatter.
I'd rather have a 270 out of the two, but I don't hunt anything bigger than deer.