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#2731294 - 01/22/12 04:05 PM 300 WSM
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Anybody have any experience with this caliber? What is the advantage over a 300 Win Mag or is there?
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#2731476 - 01/22/12 06:05 PM Re: 300 WSM [Re: Roost 1]
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the significant difference one is one is tried and true and i am afraid the wsm once the new wears off will be one of those that ammo starts fading away
they will both blow a hole through a deer that a softball will fit in
if there is any real difference in perceived recoil it is minor

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#2732375 - 01/23/12 12:56 PM Re: 300 WSM [Re: 1 good shot]
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short action for the WSM.
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#2733903 - 01/24/12 05:05 PM Re: 300 WSM [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
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got both and i like both of them my 300 wsm likes bullets 180grn or lower i load 168grn noslers in it and the 300 win likes 180grn and higher. the 300 win seems to kick a little more both are tack drivers with the right load
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#2735343 - 01/25/12 07:51 PM Re: 300 WSM [Re: gsd123]
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I had a Winchester Model 70 classic stainless that I really liked but had a 30-06 already that my parents bought when I was younger so I sold it. Didn't see the need for 2 at the time. I really liked it though. Never owned a 300 mag for comparison.
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