I might serious look at the 308. If i can locate a mint Win model 88 in 308 I will fulfill a long dream rifle want. There's is absolutely nothing wrong with the 270 and may be your best choise. Do some ballistic comparisions and fit it into your hunting geographics and game hunting, The 308 could have a slight edg for your applications. You many want to take a quick look at the ren 280 bullit, I think it is really under looked and is a great performer.