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Old 05-02-2016, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by CZ2506
I've wondered about that when I compare the Hodgdon number for the 25 WSSM to the 25-06 Rem. With a 117 gr bullet from a 24" bbl the WSSM has almost identical velocity to the 25-06 using 10% less powder (4831) But pressures are 15% higher. I assume it's because of the compressed load in the 25WSSM.
well the hodgdon number is wrong, my 25wssm will run a 115 at 3000 fps, then it will start showing pressure signs, this is a match grade 22" barrel. thats shooting 46 Gr of 4350, a 25/06 will easily beat this with handloads.
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