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Who says WSMs can't shoot?

WSM lovers and haters might find this article interesting.

http://www.6mmbr.com/gunweek071.html

A 7mm/300wsm custom gun shoots a 2.67" 1000yd BR group. New UK record.

Although this is not a "hunting gun" it is still an interesting read.

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That should dispel any notion that WSM are not capable of fine accuracy
Nice read Thumbs up

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Who says WSMs can't shoot?

Read it and weep. Thumbs up
I suppose everyone will have to have one.

Hey Captain O, check it out. Ain't it grand

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Who says WSMs can't shoot?

Not really, seeing as how it's more the rifle than the round.

Shooting a WSM is like drinking non-alcoholic beer.

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Who says WSMs can't shoot?
Captain_Obvious wrote:
Not really, seeing as how it's more the rifle than the round.

Shooting a WSM is like drinking non-alcoholic beer.

I think the WSM will get you just as "drunk" as their full size counter-parts. Dead is dead and the wsm are experts at that! Thumbs up

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Who says WSMs can't shoot?

If you say so.

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Who says WSMs can't shoot?

What is it about the WSM that have you against them?

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Who says WSMs can't shoot?

Do I have to like them?

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Who says WSMs can't shoot?

Nothing or nobody says you have to like them but if you are going to put them down shouldn't there be a reason??????? Think I just figured you had something against them through experience that you wanted to share. I have used them and I think they are an excellent round. I have a 300 RUM also and I like that too. Will the WSM cartridge do what the RUM will do? 90% of the situations, yes it will and it is obviously a very accurate cartridge. Although I agree with you that the rifle has a lot to do with the accuracy, there are still those cartridges dubbed as more accurate than others like the 308 win vs. the 30-06spr.

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Ok, how's this: since they came out, they have been paraded through magazines, websites, and the general public like they are some kind of magical artifacts. Hell, there was even a comment on a reloading website that the 300 WSM is comparable to the 30-378 Weatherby Magnum in terms of downrange performance. It seems as though as soon as the short mags and the big Ultra Mags came out, people developed a brain meltdown. All they give you is the same performance you were already getting, just with a new case, new name, and a different gun.

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I agree that all the new calibers are over marketed but that doesn't take away from the caliber itself. If we just accepted calibers based on need we would not need to have gone past the 30-30 because it has killed every game creature on this earth. It is true the new calibres don't offer anything that isn't already out there but that is what makes america (North America) great.... we have the right to decide what we want to buy and choices to choose from. Thumbs up

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