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Not what you’re looking for? Find more hunting articles! The pros and cons to the short and fat powder column With gun sales flat at the dawn of the new century, the industry needed a shot of pizzazz – a new cartridge, one with the magical ability to suspend the laws of physics or, failing that, at least inflame the buying public’s interest. In 2001, Winchester introduced the 300 Winchester Short Magnum, or 300 WSM. The 300 WSM cartridge is based on the .404 Jeffery cartridge, which is shortened to fit a short rifle action. The WSM introduced the short, … Read more »

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