Remington introduced the 260 Remington in 1997 and it followed a typical lifecycle from wildcat to factory round. The .260 Remington has the 308 Winchester as its parent case and its ballistics closely mimic the time proven 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser. The 260 Remington is loaded to higher pressures and the fact that it has a relatively short length it can be chambered in light, compact rifles that are perfect for deer hunting.
For target shooting the 260 Remington has a trajectory very close to the 300 Winchester magnum, but offers a perfect choice for the new or smaller shooter due to its reduced recoil and muzzle blast. Factory ammunition is available and the cartridges has seen favor in long range sniping matches.
Eurooptic stocks a variety of rifles chambered for the 260 Remington listed below and can help you select the appropriate rifle and scope combination in this caliber to meet your needs. Please call (570) 368-3920 for more information and to place your order.