You can't go wrong on either choise. There are so many good quality rifles in both calibers that there should be no problem finding one that you like. The 270 may be a tad more accurate but not enough to sway either way. I have a couple of 30-06's and a 270 and can't tell which one is better. No matter what others may say, don't over look the Remington model 760-7600. These are nice deer rifles and plenty accurate and you can find them reasonably priced. You may want to add a 308 win or 280 rem to the mix!!!!!
onehorse and ronn, I believe, think highly of the 280 rem.