243 Winchester short mag


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Tommy.Gun
June 8, 2003, 08:33 PM
What can you guys tell me about it and do you know if Ruger will be comming out with there 77 in this cal?

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Art Eatman
June 8, 2003, 09:23 PM
What's to say? It's like the other short magnums. 10% less velocity for 20% less powder. Right at the same performance, with a bit less recoil.

Drawback--if it's really a drawback--is limited magazine capacity. This shouldn't really matter on a hunting rifle.

Advantage for the rifle itself as a package is that the shorter action allows a longer barrel for a given overall length.

There's a "road test" in the June issue of G&A.

Art

Tommy.Gun
June 8, 2003, 09:32 PM
Thanks Art, I'm thinking about it for a varment gun, But I really like the Ruger. Any opinions?

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