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#5992062 - 10/24/15 12:58 PM Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition
easttexasbucks Offline
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Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

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#5992424 - 10/24/15 06:24 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
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I would post this in the classified section. I have a 243 WSSM so I feel your pain. You may try gunbroker.com
They will have some, but you will pay top dollar

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#5995462 - 10/26/15 05:13 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
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I wish u luck!! I haven't seen any anywhere in person In close to two years. Internet prices are pushing $100 a box last time I checked .


Edited by JCB (10/26/15 05:14 PM)

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#5996438 - 10/27/15 09:18 AM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
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If you have brass, I can load it. I have shooters send me their brass to reload the WSSM calibers. New brass is not available.
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#5997715 - 10/27/15 08:41 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
easttexasbucks Offline
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Thanks chad..if I can get my hands on some brass I will send it to you.

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#5997752 - 10/27/15 08:53 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
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Light Foot

Registered: 01/09/11
Posts: 28
Loc: Hondo, TX.
I was going to ask the same question about the same ammo,have been looking for six months or so, natha!

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#5997897 - 10/27/15 09:56 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
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Probably this isn't what you really want to do, but I assume the barrel could be set back and re chambered. If so, what caliber would be the logical choice? But...I just remembered the bolt face isn't the right size for most calibers I could think of. Surely other folks have run into this same problem. I wonder what they went to, caliber wise. Be a shame to have to just park the rifle.

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#5997937 - 10/27/15 10:06 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: 603Country]
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Originally Posted By: 603Country
Probably this isn't what you really want to do, but I assume the barrel could be set back and re chambered. If so, what caliber would be the logical choice? But...I just remembered the bolt face isn't the right size for most calibers I could think of. Surely other folks have run into this same problem. I wonder what they went to, caliber wise. Be a shame to have to just park the rifle.


I don't think you could rechamber it. The WSSM case is .555" wide at the base. Even your belted magnums are smaller in diameter. If you went far enough out to get new rifling on a factory barrel, then you will lose the main area of the barrel to chamber with.
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#5998398 - 10/28/15 09:22 AM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
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I share y'all's pain with this ammo / brass situation. We totally bought into the WSSM platform, owning one each of the 223 and 243, and 2 of the 25. I really like the way they shoot, and how the featherweights make light handy little rifles. We were left high and dry by Winchester on this whole deal since they were basically the sole source of brass production, and I'm really disappointed that they have chosen not to continue to support it with at least some new brass. I would think they could at least do some occasional runs with prices at $2 a piece for new brass!

There is some ammo on gunbroker, but the price is hard to take.

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#6010958 - 11/04/15 03:17 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
jorge Offline
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I have 2 bags (50ct) of virgin winchester brass. Pm me if interested.
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#6011369 - 11/04/15 06:50 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
Triplesnake Offline
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PM Sent! cheers

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#6017306 - 11/07/15 11:53 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
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Last box I saw was $94 in Alaska about a year ago
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#6142267 - 01/18/16 08:15 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
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Registered: 08/15/08
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Loc: somewhere down in TX
Ya'll still looking. I see some from time to time...Cabellas 6 months ago was most recent.

Got the same problem, my son got the .25 wssm as a gift and been stocking up for the long term. Figure will eventually have to reload to keep it in ammo. Nice shooting rifle though.

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#6142836 - 01/19/16 08:53 AM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: jorge]
JJH Offline
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I emailed Winchester. They said they will make a run of 25wssm Ammo "sometime in 2016"

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#6147128 - 01/21/16 03:06 PM Re: Looking for 25 cal wssm ammunition [Re: easttexasbucks]
Triplesnake Offline
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I hope those plans include a big run of brass too.

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