Re: give up on the custom 223 wssm now what
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ok , if i give up on the wssm. i have narrowed it down to the 243ai or the 22-250 ai witch do you all like and why want to shoot the heavier bullets in 22 and the lighter in 243 . around 75 to 85 grian at about 3500 is what im looking for and ease of reloading.and no longer than 24in barrel. donovan
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I'm pretty sure those velocity are achievable but case life will be short. My 6MM Remington with 10 twist 28" Shilen tube will push the V-Max at around 3300 fps with only 43 grain of IMR 4350 with accuracy to boot. I could probably max this load up to 3500 with 45 grains of powder but there's no reason to. At this velocity, my 6MM with 87 grain V-Max shoots flatter than my 300 Win Mag loaded with 180 grain Hornady BTSP bullet at 1000 yards. Case and barrel life is excellent. I have some brass that had been reloaded more than a dozen times and still in very good condition. I probably have over 3000 rounds through my barrel and it will still hold 1/2 MOA. Moly might have a lot to do with it but the bottom line is, "yes, you can have your cake and you can eat them too". [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
To achieve the maximum possible accuracy, all variables must be remove or at least minimize.