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is the super short mags any betterthan there big brother?

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  • rudyglove27
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    Agreed with Beekeeper answer above and A + 1 for you sir!!!

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  • steve182
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    Since when do us guys like anything "Short and Fat"? I certainly won't buy any of these Super Short Stubby Magnunms for fear that in a few years they'll be out of production and ammo will be both difficult to find and expensive.

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  • rrmont
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    I feel that the short mags are a way for the manufacturers to try to sale more guns. They say that that they are the NEW, faster, better shooting mags. The ammo costs more and the ballistics are very comparable, so to me what is the point of buying a new short mag when the old one will do just as good if not better.

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  • CPT BRAD
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    Heh heh wrapper. Or actually the person actually talking up the cartrigde so maybe I was right after all.

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  • CPT BRAD
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    NO NOT AT ALL. Most of the "Standard Mags" have been around for about 50 years and have killed everything on every continent. There is nothing out there that will beat my 300 or 338 win mag on nearly anything. You want to go smaller? Shoot the Weatherbys they still smoke anything out there after 50 years. You can't improve perfection you can only change the rapper.

    And oh by the way magazines sell copies by touting the newer, faster, better than by actually giving honest comparisons against the old stand bys. That's it I said it, there it is

    CB

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  • bonnier-admin_2
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    I researched the reloading books and cannot bring myself in buying a WSM or WSSM. Shorter action equals less magazine capacity and bulky pockets!! The 300 Win Mag I had I was able to get much more than the short & fat cases ever possibly can. Besides, I love the 300 Win Mag, they make good 338 Win Mag cases!!!

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  • ishawooa
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    Someone said if you are looking for a new .300 mag consider the short one but if you already have a good .300 mag be happy with it. The shorts must have advantages but I fail to see them since most of the rifles weigh about the same as the standard magnums, the action length hardly matters, I suppose the action is a little more rigid but I can't tell in the field, and the shorts' ballistics suffer a little in most comparisions. If you like um get um if you don't just keep shootin what ya got. In the long run only the .300 WSM and maybe the .270 WSM will survive, some of the others are already all but gone.

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  • ...
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    Describe 'better.' Shorter, more rigid action, Yes. More $ and harder to find out-of-town, Yes. My opinion, give me my .270Win and keep your .270WSM.

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  • bonnier-admin_2
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    WSM’s and WSSM’s are designed by those who campout at the Marriott Hotel!

    WSM's and WSSM's are nothing but a fad idea!

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  • Happy Myles
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    I want to compose a long intelligent answer, but cannot. So the short answer is...no.

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  • Beekeeper
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    They have not received as warm a reception as thier larger siblings. The super shorts have a reputation for poor feeding.

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