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325 Winchester Short Magnum:

The 325 Winchester Short Magnum is a new thirty-two caliber short magnum centerfire rifle cartridge developed by Winchester ammunition, making its debut and introduced to the shooting public in 2005. The new short magnum cartridge is chambered in Winchester's Model 70 bolt action rifle.The 325 WSM is a commercial cartridge based on the 404 jeffery cartridge case, shortening to 2.100" and necking down to .32" caliber and sharpening the shoulder angle to 35 degrees, the new 325 WSM cartridge has enough case capacity for all of its offered bullet weights which also offers good effective down range bullet energies.

The 325 WSM cartridge achieves its useful purpose as an excellent all around cartridge for all of North American big game species, from white-tailed deer to moose and bears. The 325 WSM cartridge is a very well thought out cartridge as Winchester recognized the need for a cartridge in their Winchester Short Magnum cartridge platform capable of launching 200 plus grain bullets with high inherent accuracy plus energy levels capable of stopping the largest North American game. The 325 WSM does all of this with lower perceived recoil in a lightweight rifle design that included help from rifle designers at Browning.

 The 325 WSM is an ideal cartridge for the serious elk, bear, moose or other large and dangerous game hunter where a lightweight short magnum rifle is desired, delivering almost 2 tons (actual 3,941 FT.LB.) of energy at the muzzle and over 1 1/2 ton (actual 3,316 FT.LB.) of energy at 100 yards with a 220 grain bullet. The 325 WSM cartridge offers a good balance of power with manageable recoil.

Ballistics:
This is a ballistics chart for the 325 Winchester Short Magnum rifle:
Rifle barrel length: 24 Inches.
Ammunition: Winchester 180 grain Ballistic Silvertip bullet.
Bullet diameter: .323 inch.
Bullet weight: 180 grains.
Bullet ballistic coefficient: .439.
Rifle zero: 260 yards, 3" mid-range rise.
Range Muzzle 50 yds. 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds. 500 yds.
Bullet Velocity: 3,060 fps. 2,949 fps. 2,841 fps. 2,633 fps. 2,435 fps. 2,245 fps. 2,063 fps.
Bullet Energy: 3,742 ft.lbs. 3,476 ft.lbs. 3,226 ft.lbs. 2,772 ft.lbs. 2,369 ft.lbs. 2,014 ft.lbs. 1,701 ft.lbs.
Bullet Drop: - 1.8" + 0.8" + 2.5" + 2.4" - 2.7" - 13.7" - 31.6"

This is a ballistics chart for the 325 Winchester Short Magnum rifle:
Rifle barrel length: 24 Inches.
Ammunition: Winchester 200 grain XP3 bullet.
Bullet diameter: .323 inch.
Bullet weight: 200 grains.
Bullet ballistic coefficient: .500.
Rifle zero: 282 yards, 4" mid-range rise.
Range Muzzle 50 yds. 100 yds. 200 yds. 300 yds. 400 yds. 500 yds.
Bullet Velocity: 2,950 fps. 2,855 fps. 2,762 fps. 2,582 fps. 2,409 fps. 2,243 fps. 2,083 fps.
Bullet Energy: 3,865 ft.lbs. 3,619 ft.lbs. 3,388 ft.lbs. 2,961 ft.lbs. 2,578 ft.lbs. 2,234 ft.lbs. 1,927 ft.lbs.
Bullet Drop: - 1.8" + 1.2" + 3.2" + 3.6" - 1.3" - 12.1" - 29.9"

325 Winchester Short Magnum Reloading:

Bullet Diameter: .323 Inch.
Maximum Case Length: 2.100 Inches.
Trimmed Case Length: 2.090 Inches.
Primer Size: Large Rifle.
Maximum Cartridge Overall Length: 2.860 Inches.

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