What does WSSM ammo mean?

What does WSSM ammo mean?

Winchester Super Short Magnum, or WSSM is a line of rebated rim bottlenecked centerfire short magnum cartridges introduced by the U.S. Repeating Arms Company (Winchester Inc). It is a further development of the Winchester Short Magnum concept utilizing smaller bullets, but of a still higher velocity.

What is the difference between 243 win and 243 WSSM?

The 243 WSSM is 3⁄8 in (9.5 mm) shorter than the 243 Win, giving the 243 WSSM the ability to fit in a super-short action rifle. Thus 243 WSSM rifles can be lighter, have stiffer actions and have faster actions to cycle. The 243 WSSM gives generally a 10% increase in velocity over the 243 Win.

How many grains are in a 243 round?

The . 243 produces a velocity of 3,200 feet (980 m) per second from factory-loaded expanding monolithic copper projectiles weighing 85 grains (5.5 g) fired from a 24-inch (610 mm) barrel.

Is 223 WSSM still made?

223 WSSM has not been revived in the new Browning-made Winchester Model 70s, but Browning has chosen to use chrome-lined barrels on all of its guns chambered for . 223 WSSM and has introduced the . 223 WSSM cartridge as a chambering in its A-bolt rifles.

Is 300 WSM a short-action?

The 300 WSM is a rebated rim, short-action round that fits 308-length rifle actions. It gets the necessary powder volume to make up for its shorter length via the fatter diameter body of its non-belted, 404 Jeffery-based parent case.

What is the best 243 ammo?

– Bullet Type: TTSX Boat Tail – Bullet Weight: 80 grains – Ballistic Coefficient (G1): .331 – Muzzle Velocity: 3,350

What gun uses 243 ammo for sale?

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  • Who has 243 ammo in stock?

    The most popular types of ammo, such as .243, 330 or 30-06, are the most difficult to find, retailers said, and while those calibers are available, due to demand, “the price has gone up

    Where to buy 243 ammunition?

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