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5/28/2020 10:18:12 PM
Posted: 1/2/2003 7:21:13 PM EDT
The new Winchester Super Short Magnum (WSSM) will rewrite the books on short action, high velocity, precision accuracy, small calibers with magnum performance!
.223 WSSM
55 gr. Supreme® Ballistic Silvertip
Velocity (fps)3850 Muzzle
0.0@200, -13.6@400, 28.8@500
Link Posted: 1/2/2003 9:46:27 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 1:08:51 AM EDT
Would it work in an FAL?
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 2:49:44 AM EDT
Its gonna be hard on barrels. That said I may be interested in the .243 version. If I have any money left when I am done with my AR.
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 5:53:13 AM EDT
Why doesn't somebody just neck a 20mm down to a .17 and show these companies how to do the high velocity thing.  
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:01:38 AM EDT
You said it all in the title of your post.  New cartridges are cool, but most of the time they won't do anything that existing rounds won't do.  What is the velocity gain of the .223 WSSM over a .22-250 or .220 Swift?
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 5:38:06 AM EDT
One article gave the 223 about 200fps over the 22-250 and the 243 about 200 faster than the regular 243. This was projected not actual gun tests.
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 10:00:17 AM EDT
My, that's a fat one...

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