Well after looking in nosler, barnes, and hornady book they use large rifle primers. I have a dtech 243 wssm upper. Perhaps the chrome is coming off. If it has wssm behind it, u will have problems. Short answer, 243 if i only had the choice of the two.He will need to practice, practice, practice, and at $25 a box that practice might be limited. First load wouldn't even get on the paper at 100 yards. The Official Predator Masters Search Engine. Is this going to badly effect my loads or my gun? There was a problem completing your request. Thanks in advance for your input! I use RCBS dies exclusively and have done so for 55 years w/no issues, including loads for my Dtech 243 WSSM. I shoot a 243 win and can tell you it is no slouch on out there. The 243 WSSM case is much thicker than standard cases and w/AR bolts unlocking before all breech pressure is relieved, require a bit of cam-over on most presses to bring case back within spec. Notice: This site is not mobile friendly, we recommend you download tapatalk for a mobile friendly experience of our forum. I shot it twice with no noticeable signs of pressure but it was very dirty. Nor is the die. This 243 WSSM Two-Die Neck Die Set is for bottleneck cases to be fired in bolt-action rifles only—specifically, cases fired out of a specific rifle and neck-sized to go back into the same rifle. Now, realize that my friend has been shooting all manner of firearms, safely, for over half a century. Due to the extremely high velocities achievable with this cartridge, shortened barrel life can result depending on your load. Also, if you read the article, you’d know that .243 WSSM is a very high performance, high energy, high velocity long-range precision and hunting cartridge that takes a umber of good features from other calibers and combines them in a way that no other cartridge does. Read the article, .243 (aka 6mm) is a STANDARD caliber size. I also tried a set of redding dies and I am having the same issues. The deer dropped after taking 3 or 4 steps. Re: 243 wssm... Will I have problems with this load? Glad to hear it. FAQ: Last visit was: Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:43 pm It ... Post subject: 243 WSSM? Unfortunately, I don’t think the situation is going to get better and it may well get worse. 223 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data; 6mm PPC-USA Load Data; 6mm Creedmoor Load Data; 6mm Bench Rest Remington Load Data; 243 Winchester Load Data; 6mm Remington Load Data; 243 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data; 240 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 250-3000 Savage Load Data; 257 Roberts Load Data; 257 Roberts Ackley Improved Load Data Gear & Gadgets on the Texas Fishing and Outdoors Show, http://www.accuratepowder.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/accurate_load_data_3.5.pdf, Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. You are using the hottest primer available. Many of these had chrome lined barrels. I've had problems with both W780 and RL19. Hi Guys I was wondering if anyone had any tips on reloading the 243 wssm. Can't say anything about the .243 wssm ar platform but I have an older Browning A-bolt chambered in it and absolutely love the the cartridge! You need to push the shoulder back just a touch more. Make the ammo you want with Rifle Brass from Hornady, Berger, Hornady, Nosler, Sierra, and more for sale at Midsouth I am using nickel plated winchester 95 grn vmax which I think might be the culprit. Browse our reloading … I found a guy in Rosebud, Missouri that is well educated on 243 WSSMs and is loading me up some 105, and 115s to try out. He was very helpful walking me through the ins and outs of 243 WSSMs. last load i tried would only shoot as close as 4 inches..(1.5 high to 2.5 low)..at 25 yards. Thread starter Barlow; Start date Apr 6, 2014; Barlow. With my work schedule and family constraints, I don't have too much time for reloading and shooting. He is meticulous, thorough and conscientious in his approach to reloading and shooting. With 100- to 120-grain bullets, velocities approach that threshold, but the newer cartridge can do so only by operating at higher pressures—65,000 psi compared with the .25-06’s 53,000 psi. The next issue is the brass for WSSM's. I have trimmed them to the specified length, thought that might have been a problem. 2950. Well this was my first time loading for this bullet and assumed that since it was a magnum I would use large magnum primers! Again it has been my exp that the brass is of such Shyte quality, that after 1 firing it needs annealed, AND many times needs the neck turned. I full length resized the cases, measured the bullet length. I am no AR doctor but the last time I fooled with this upper I had the same issues. I am have issues with my Dtech 243 WSSM AR-15. Browning 223 wssm ... . You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Also, I have a number or hungry .45 acp's and .44 mag's to feed, as well as some problem children to deal with, so reloading for the 243 WSSM hasn't been a high priority right now. The .243 WSSM is factory loaded close to the allowable maximum average pressure, which means that reloaders are unlikely to be able to improve much on published velocities. Anyone have a good accurate load for nosler 95 grain bt combined technology for my 243 wssm oly. I loaded some 62 gr varmint grenades that are suppose to be running 3865fps so hopefully those will do well. However, the bolt held and amazing as it may seem, the .243 bullet was “swaged” right out of the .223 barrel. However, it should be possible to approximately equal the published velocities with carefully assembled maximum reloads using 55, 95, and 100 grain bullets. Has anyone had this issue before? Well after looking in nosler, barnes, and hornady book they use large rifle primers. When I look at the spent brass it is marred up from the ejector and sometimes the neck is dented or expanded. Reloading Forum (All Calibers) . Browning 223 wssm problem. I'm continuing to experiment, so I don't have a definitive answer as to the exact problem yet, but my guess is that near max loads of slow burning powder create an unhappy combination. I am having problems with the bolt closing on once fired brass. Pressures and velocity will most likely be a little higher. Buy 243 WSSM Rifle Brass for Reloading at Midsouth Prices. They also do a deal where you can send them your rifle for $250 and they load up custom rounds for it. Our goal is to maintain a constant supply of 25 WSSM Brass in stock! Do I need more fps for it to cycle in an ar? I am working with one now and have had the same issues in the past. Is this going to badly effect my loads or my gun? 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