November 19, 2017, 03:31:13 AM


Author Topic: New Winchester WSM  (Read 1797 times)

Online John Andrews

  • Global Moderator
  • Hardcore Carnivore with Gut Pile Style!
  • *****
  • Posts: 17676
  • "If it bleeds....We can kill it!" ANDREWS
New Winchester WSM
« on: January 13, 2013, 12:11:10 PM »
Winchester WSM is a new hot rimfire .17 round recently invented by the Winchester folks. The WSM is not to be confused with the .17 HMR.

The case is from their .27 caliber power fastner case.

The round offers 400 ft lbs of force, muzzle velocity of up to 3000 ft/sec.

20gr= 3000 ft/sec
25 gr = 2600, aprox. 150 more than the HMR and 60 more than the hottest .22 Mag.

wind drift and bullet drop is much less.

Savage is coming out with a bolt action WSM rifle with a rotary clip in May, so they say.
« Last Edit: January 13, 2013, 12:40:49 PM by John Andrews »
Hunting Discussion Forum and Chat on Whitetail Deer Hunting- Bow Hunting- Muzzleloader Hunting- Fishing- Firearms- Outdoor News- Cleaning Game- Deer Pictures- Fish Pictures and more at www.gutpilestyle.com !

Offline Big58cal

  • Global Moderator
  • Hardcore Carnivore with Gut Pile Style!
  • *****
  • Posts: 14238
Re: New Winchester WSM
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2013, 04:59:41 PM »
Interesting.....  :?

Hadn't heard about it, so I did a search and found an article and video.

http://www.gunsandammo.com/2013/01/04/first-look-17-winchester-super-magnum/

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/gun-shots/2013/01/worlds-fastest-rimfire
The only purpose of bread is to hold meat!

John Andrews Is My Hero!

In all seriousness, the Marlin is a great rifle, too. I own a Model 60, one of the best rifles ever made.
Brownings are nice, but in terms of quality AND accuarcy AND ruggedness, it's hard to beat the Marlin.
California sucks that's it.

Online John Andrews

  • Global Moderator
  • Hardcore Carnivore with Gut Pile Style!
  • *****
  • Posts: 17676
  • "If it bleeds....We can kill it!" ANDREWS
Re: New Winchester WSM
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2013, 08:05:56 AM »
Interesting.....  :?

Hadn't heard about it, so I did a search and found an article and video.

http://www.gunsandammo.com/2013/01/04/first-look-17-winchester-super-magnum/

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/gun-shots/2013/01/worlds-fastest-rimfire
  O0 Right on, BC!
Hunting Discussion Forum and Chat on Whitetail Deer Hunting- Bow Hunting- Muzzleloader Hunting- Fishing- Firearms- Outdoor News- Cleaning Game- Deer Pictures- Fish Pictures and more at www.gutpilestyle.com !

Online John Andrews

  • Global Moderator
  • Hardcore Carnivore with Gut Pile Style!
  • *****
  • Posts: 17676
  • "If it bleeds....We can kill it!" ANDREWS
Re: New Winchester WSM
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2013, 09:39:43 PM »
I got the rifle and have had a couple of outings for squirrels and whatever. It works great!

A pal and I went squirrel hunting this morning. I was using my WSM and he was using his HMR. I got 4, he got 2. One of his dead ones, a nice fox squirrel, was hung up in a tree and he tried to knock it out of the tree with his HMR with no luck. MY WSM with 20gr WInchester VMax ammo blew the dead squirrel right out of the tree.  ;D  No, the squirrel wasn't torn up that bad.

I have my .17WSM topped with a Simmons 6.5X-20X 50mm scope and it works great.
Hunting Discussion Forum and Chat on Whitetail Deer Hunting- Bow Hunting- Muzzleloader Hunting- Fishing- Firearms- Outdoor News- Cleaning Game- Deer Pictures- Fish Pictures and more at www.gutpilestyle.com !

 


Facebook Comments