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#640736 - 02/29/08 09:21 PM 25wssm
big 8's in Weakley county
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What about these they any good seen one at Gandermountain i liked. Thought about a good yote gun and could it be used on deer. Whats yalls thoughts

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#640762 - 02/29/08 09:35 PM Re: 25wsm [Re: big 8's in Weakley county]
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I guess you mean a 25WSSM, I had one for a while, like the cartridge, just did not like the rifle because it was a Winnie. I would still like to have one in a Abolt. Matter of fact theres one on the Campfire right now for 550.
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#640798 - 02/29/08 09:52 PM Re: 25wsm [Re: smstone22]
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Yep that is exactly what i looked at in the abolt. What would the catridge compare to steven
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#640860 - 02/29/08 10:39 PM Re: 25wsm [Re: big 8's in Weakley county]
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The ballistics of the .25 WSSM are equal to ballistics of the .25-'06 cartridges pretty much, with 14 percent less powder and less perceived recoil, all in a shorter action rifle. I liked the short action part the best. I would sure like to have one in a Abolt one day.
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#641121 - 03/01/08 07:30 AM Re: 25wsm [Re: smstone22]
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 Originally Posted By: steven stone
The ballistics of the .25 WSSM are equal to ballistics of the .25-'06 cartridges pretty much, with 14 percent less powder and less perceived recoil, all in a shorter action rifle. I liked the short action part the best. I would sure like to have one in a Abolt one day.

Yep and since I have a couple of 25-06's already and the price of ammo I went with the .243 wssm and could not be happier. I pay around $15 for 100 ct of brass,The .25 is double. Dang Steve I love my Winny. ;\)
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#642265 - 03/02/08 08:30 AM Re: 25wsm [Re: Tikkabuck]
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It depends on which Winchester he had. Some of the cheap model felt about like a Savage. Get a Classic and you would fall in love!
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