300 WSM / 300 Winchester Short Magnum | Chesapeake Pawn and Gun in Chesapeake VA
The .300 Winchester Short Magnum (.300 WSM) was designed in 2001 by Winchester Repeating Arms Company. The design has no parent case and is based off a .308 bullet with a 1:10 twist and large rifle magnum primer. The ballistic performances based off four grain types for velocity are 3,313 ft/s (150 gr), 3,223 ft/s (165 gr), 3,095 ft/s (180 gr), and 2,822 ft/s (200 gr). Factory loaded ammunition can be found from Olin (Winchester) starting at 150 grain on up to 180 grain. Hand loading brass ranges from 130 grain at 3,500 ft/s up to 220 grain at 2,600 ft/s depending on the type of powder load. The .300 WSM is better suited for shooters who can read variables such as wind/distance to help ensure well-placed shots on targets.
Chesapeake Pawn Gun Bow Bait and Tackle we carry a full line of ammo for the shooter and hunter. Our sister store Oceana has a full service Gunsmith on site. Our Gunsmith shop can handle all your gun repair needs.
If you’re located in Virginia Beach please visit us at Oceana Pawn Gun Bow Bait and Tackle Shop at Dam Neck and General Booth. Or call (757) 485-7296.