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Does anyone shoot any of the WSM's? I remember when they were all the rage, but now you hardly hear anything about them. I love the 300 WSM. My best friend has one. I personally was waiting on the 6.5 WSM. Since Im a Swede fanatic, I would have bought a Swede on roids in a heart beat.
 

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I think they fell out of favor for two reasons.
First, they only added about 100fps to their parent cartridges, with the ammo being very expensive.
Second, shortly after the WSM concept appeared on the market, a guy claimed he developed the WSM, and successfully sued the gun makers.
They had to pay the guy 3% of every gun sold, and every bullet manufactured.
With the profit margins being low for gun companies, they had to charge more, and the shooting public lost interest.
 

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I didn't know the WSM's fell out of favor..I thought it was the WSSM's that fell out of favor. Anyway..I love my 300 WSM. One reason I bought it in the first place..I like the power and I love the short action. I had hunted with long action guns for several years and I just wanted the short action.
 
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