NEW WSSM & WSM,s

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by J E Custom, Apr 23, 2005.

  1. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    A friend has ask me to build him a pair of rifels
    in 257WSSM & 8mm WSM and I would like to get as much
    information on these new winchester,s short mag,s
    as I can before starting.

    Any comments GOOD OR BAD would help [reloading,performance,
    recoil, etc

    Thanks
    J E CUSTOM
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  2. Aussie

    Aussie Well-Known Member

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    Do a google search on shortmags.org . All you need to know is there .
     

  3. James Jones

    James Jones Well-Known Member

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    Well , I think that he has picked a good pair to use , the 8mmWSM should be s great round , haven't heard much about anybody shooting one yet though.
    The problem I have with the WSSM's is that I don't think that they offer enough over the already available rounds to have a benifit , UNLESS , your using one of the super short action that was desgined for them then you may save some weight.
    I personaly try to look at things from a practical point of view , Personaly if I were going after a hot rod 25cal I do a 25-06 or 257 roberts in the improved version , either one has a pretty good selection of factory ammo and can be easly found , and with the improved versions you can have the increased velocity of the Ai and still be able to shoot factory ammo in a pinch
     
  4. Mikecr

    Mikecr Well-Known Member

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    In my view the 25wssm covers everything in that cal. The old 25cals can be phased out.