The .243 Winchester was initially designed as a target/varmint round. It may be used for animals such as coyote, deer, pronghorn and wildhogs. The .243 was introduced in 1955 for the Winchester Model 70 bolt action and Model 88 lever-action rifles. The .243 has become a popular sporting rifle cartridge.


Type: Rifle
Date of Origin: 1955
Case Type: Bottleneck Neck
Neck Diameter: .276 in (7.0 mm)
Base Diameter:.471 in (12.0 mm)
Rim Diameter :.473 in (12.0 mm)
Case Length: 2.045 in (51.9 mm)
Primer Type: Large Rifle
Max Pressure: 60,000 psi



SKU 12343
Barcode # ~852526006567
Shipping Weight 0.5500kg
Shipping Width 0.130m
Shipping Height 0.080m
Shipping Length 0.200m
Shipping Cubic 0.002080000m3

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