Is 300 WSM a good round?

So, yes, there’s a bit of hype swirling ’round the 300 WSM, but even without it, this is a fine, efficient cartridge for throwing 150- to 210-grain . 308 bullets at muzzle velocities running 3,300 to 2,900 fps respectively.

What can I hunt with 300 WSM?

300 Win Mag with a light 150-grain bullet such as a Power Core, PowerMax Bonded or Power Point can reach velocities of up to 3390 FPS and is a great round for wild hogs, pronghorn, Dall sheep, and all of the various deer species.

What is the difference between 300 Win Mag and 300 WSM?

The 300 Win. Mag. is a classic “standard-length” cartridge based on the belted 375 H&H Magnum case. It fits actions designed for 30-06-length cartridges. The 300 WSM is a rebated rim, short-action round that fits 308-length rifle actions.

What year did 300 WSM come out?

Maximum pressure (C.I.P.) 300 Winchester Short Magnum (also known as 300 WSM) is a . 30 caliber rebated rim bottlenecked centerfire short magnum cartridge that was introduced in 2001 by Winchester.

What is the best bullet for a 300 WSM?

– Norma brass – Federal 215 or 215 M – Berger 180 Hybrid Elite – H4350

What Bullet for a 300 WSM?

You can go to the 200s, but start eating into powder space as the 300 WSM has a short throat. My favorite bullets are – 180 Accubond or Ballistic tip. 185 Berger VLDs are awesome too. Norma or Winchester brass. Federal 210M or regular Federal 210 primers. The WSM tends to work better with faster powders than a 300 WM.

Is 300wsm the same as 7mm WSM?

You can figure on an 8 lb. increase of recoil in the.300 WSM over the 7mm WSM in rifles of equal weight. With any.308 caliber cartridge you will get the widest selection of bullets for reloading and the.300 WSM has a larger variety of factory loads available.

Is a .300 WSM considered a short action?

Winchester introduced the .300 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) to the public in 2001. It created a huge buzz in the hunting and shooting world. Winchester designed the magnum to provide power and speed while using lighter rifles. The .300 WSM offered shooters the power of the popular .300 WM while using a lighter short-action rifle.

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