What does WSM stand for in rifles?

What does WSM stand for in rifles?

Winchester Short Magnum
Winchester Short Magnum, or WSM, refers to a family of rebated rim bottlenecked centerfire short magnum cartridges developed in the early 2000s by the U.S. Repeating Arms Company, the maker of Winchester rifles and one of the oldest firearms manufacturers in the United States.

Who makes a 7mm WSM?

270 WSM, 7 mm WSM, . 300 WSM, . 325 WSM. The 7mm Winchester Short Magnum (also known as the 7mm WSM) is a centrefire cartridge developed in partnership with Browning Arms Company and Winchester ammunition, making its debut and introduced to the shooting public in 2001.

Does Browning make a 270 WSM?

Browning A-Bolt Stalker . 270 Winchester Short Magnum 3-Round 23″ Bolt Action Rifle in Stainless Steel – 35008348. The Browning A-bolt Stainless Stalker is one of the most versatile, accurate and weather worthy of any bolt action rifle.

Is 325 WSM a good caliber?

325 WSM is an efficient, flat shooting 8mm magnum rifle cartridge. Bullet weights range from 125 to 250 gr (8.1 to 16.2 g). Performance is on par with the two other magnum cartridges: 8mm Remington Magnum and the German 8×68mmS cartridge with lighter weight bullets.

Will a 300 WSM kill a moose?

300 Winchester Magnum. For many folks, we’re just now getting to what they might consider the bare minimum for moose. The . 300 WM has firmly established itself as a fine cartridge for moose (and anything else on this continent).

What is a 325 WSM compared to?

The 325 WSM has similar ballistics to the magnum action, medium bore 8mm Remington Magnum and 8×68 S cartridges. However, though the 8×68 S is relatively popular in Europe, 8mm cartridges simply aren’t very popular in North America and neither cartridge is widely used on this side of the Atlantic.

How far can a 325 WSM shoot?

The 325 WSM will be a killer, no doubt about it. It will shoot really flat for a real long ways. With practice, you should be able to connect out to 600 yds or farther.

What’s the range of a 130 grain WSM bullet?

In the WSM, wounding is wide and fast killing can be expected out to ranges of around 330 yards. This projectile is not ideally suited to larger, heavy boned game at close ranges. The 130 grain Ballistic Tip has already been described in its Olin BST guize, a violent killing, lighter medium bullet.

What kind of ammunition is Olin 270 WSM?

Since the introduction of the .270 WSM, Olin has continued to broaden it’s range of factory ammunition.

What kind of velocity does a 270 WSM have?

The .277 caliber absolutely shines when loaded with 150 grain bullets to 3000fps and faster, producing fast kills and deep penetration on a huge variety of game. By the same token, the .270 WSM is not so powerful as to push 150 grain bullets up into the 3200-3300fps ultra velocity range.

How many magazines are in a Browning a bolt rifle?

Magnum calibers, including WSM: Three in magazine, one in chamber. Standard calibers: Four in magazine, one in chamber. 223 Rem.: Five in magazine, one in chamber. For A-Bolt Micro Hunter only: Three in magazine, one in chamber. Ballistic Optimizing Shooting System. The tunable BOSS was available with some A-Bolt II models over the years.