Wsm questions

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by darrindlh, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. darrindlh

    darrindlh Well-Known Member

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    Is the 270wsm easy to load for or is it finicky?

    Darrin
     
  2. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    No more so than the 7 WSM with the exception of fewer bullet choices.

    As with all of the WSMs a center feed mag box is needed for good feeding.

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  3. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

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    Between 61 & 64 grains of RL-19 & 140 Accubonds seem to be made for eachother in all three 270 wsm's I load for.

    It's a non belted case, & as easy to load for as any other round. Nothing to be intimidated by.
     
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  4. Greyfox

    Greyfox Well-Known Member

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    My experience with two rifles in this caliber is that it is very easy to load for and very accurate. 60-63 gr of IMR4350, 215 primers, 140gr Accubond or Ballistic tips. 3200 fps, .25-.5 MOA out of my Winchester Model 70, Two of my buddies get the same results out of a Kimber and a Browning.
     
  5. darrindlh

    darrindlh Well-Known Member

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    Thank you guys for all the replys. My goal is to shoot the 165 grn matrix bullet with.a bc of .650. This should be a sweet combo. At lest I hope.

    Darrin
     
  6. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    I've found the combination of 165 Matrix and 270WSM almost stupid easy to load, every rifle I've loaded them into shot better.
     
  7. darrindlh

    darrindlh Well-Known Member

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    Thank you bigngreen, I was doing some research on the site and came across your 270wsm 865yrd elk kill. Awesome to say the lest. I love the fact that there are not a lot of people shooting 270wsm for long-range. I would be the odd man out not using the "typical" cartridges. How many grains of retumbo are you using and what is your overall length. Can I seat the matrix bullets out far enough in a short action?

    Darrin