easy to say when you have never used one.no point shooting heavy bullets in the .270 IMO (WSM or Win)
The WSM does have a little bit of an velocity advantage over the .270 Win on paper, in practice it doesn't seem enough to justify the extra powder. (8-12gr in some cases)
Couple of hundred fps with a 130-160gr bullet won't make enough of a trajectory impact
but to be fair a 130gr producing 3000ft/lbs at the muzzle is going to stop most things in its tracks
as for components supplies, ask the question before you buy the gun.
no-one round here will order .277 bullets!! especially the fruitier ones
I have been hoarding and buying everything from 90gr through 160gr whenever I see them!
easy to say when you have never used one.
Its easy to say because I have been shooting .270 (in both forms) for over 25 yrs.
I have shot them with everything from 90 to 180gr at crows through foxes, two species of deer and out to 600yds on paper.
I currently have three.
you have 3 WSMs in 270 (I know you use a std 270)they only came out in 2002,and not once in any of your posts you mention owning a wsm,or have I missed something
I can't comment on what you may have missed,
Am flattered that you have taken the time to search through my 5789 posts looking for WSM comments though!
I have shot and owned lots of things I may not have posted about. once shot a 1866 .50-70 Springfield at 600yds at Ponteland range...pretty sure I never posted about that...does that mean it never happened?!?!
I have 3x .270 Wins and have shot several 270 WSM's over the last 10 years, I don't own one now as I can't see the benefit of them over the 270Win which I already own ...as I pointed out.....
Never said I own one now, you somehow know more about what I have and have not used than I do though,
OP asked about the cartridge, I believe that my numerous years experience of this cartridge,its direct comparison cartridge and finding components in .277 allow me the courtesy of answering him.....for some reason you don't.
not sure what the issue is here
But now you have derailed the thread and the OP has probably lost the will to come back and read this.... can we get back on topic?
anyone can comment if they know what there talking about and has actually used one and not just had a shot with one,I shot a 50 cal once but I couldn't tell you sod all about itBlaser
lease PM See It Shoot It for any and all info about 270WSM
He knows all you need to know
no-one else on the site can possibly comment with anything of value...as we have not fired one (enough), shot deer with one or reloaded for one.....despite those that have......