Product Overview: 243 Winchester

The .243 Winchester is a popular and versatile rifle cartridge used extensively for hunting and target shooting. Introduced in 1955 by Winchester, it has gained a strong reputation for its accuracy, flat trajectory, and moderate recoil, making it suitable for a wide range of shooting activities.

Specifications

  • Caliber: .243 Winchester
  • Bullet Diameter: 0.243 inches (6.2 mm)
  • Neck Diameter: 0.276 inches (7.0 mm)
  • Shoulder Diameter: 0.454 inches (11.5 mm)
  • Base Diameter: 0.471 inches (12.0 mm)
  • Rim Diameter: 0.473 inches (12.0 mm)
  • Case Length: 2.045 inches (52.0 mm)
  • Overall Length: 2.709 inches (68.8 mm)
  • Case Capacity: 53.7 grains of H2O
  • Maximum Pressure: 60,000 psi (414 MPa)
  • Primer Type: Large rifle
  • Typical Bullet Weights: 55 to 105 grains (3.6 to 6.8 grams)
  • Muzzle Velocity: Approximately 2,900 to 3,500 feet per second (884 to 1,067 meters per second) depending on bullet weight and load
  • Muzzle Energy: Approximately 1,800 to 2,900 foot-pounds of energy (2,400 to 3,900 joules) depending on bullet weight and load

Features

  • Versatility: Suitable for varmint hunting, medium-sized game hunting, and competitive shooting.
  • Accuracy: Known for its high degree of accuracy and flat shooting characteristics.
  • Recoil: Moderate recoil makes it a favorite among shooters of all experience levels.
  • Availability: Widely available with a variety of bullet types and weights.

Applications

  • Hunting: Ideal for deer, antelope, coyotes, and other medium-sized game.
  • Target Shooting: Popular choice for competitive shooting due to its accuracy.
  • Varmint Control: Effective for controlling small pests and varmints.

  • .243 Winchester
  • Rifle Cartridge
  • Hunting
  • Target Shooting
  • Moderate Recoil
  • Accurate
  • Flat Trajectory
  • Deer Hunting
  • Varmint Control
  • Medium Game
  • Ballistics
  • Reloading

The .243 Winchester remains a favorite among hunters and sport shooters for its versatility and performance, providing a balanced mix of power, accuracy, and manageable recoil.

243 Winchester

Fort Scott Munitions 243

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