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RWS centerfire rifle cartridges in calibre .243 Win.

RWS centerfire rifle cartridges in calibre .243 Win.

The .243 Win. is a very accurate but load-sensitive cartridge, which can be well used as a roe deer and fox hunting cartridge, as well as for chamois in Austria (not allowed in Germany). The .243 Win. offers a balanced performance ratio for hunting these types of game. 

The .243 Win. is based on the case of the .308 Win. Anyone who wants to carry a standard rifle in 6 mm calibre for hunting is well advised with the .243 Win. 

RWS RWS .243 Win. TMS 6,5g

Field of applications

Highly suited Highly suited Highly suited Roe deer, Badger, Fox
50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
100m 50m -0.8 100m 150m -2.9 200m -9.8 250m -21.3 300m -37.8
MRD 186m 50m 1.2 100m 4.0 150m 3.2 200m -1.8 250m -11.2 300m -25.7
BC-Value: 0.371

Properties

Type of bullet: Leaded / Leadfree Leaded partial fragmentation bullet
Characteristics Well proven classic bullet.
Grain Heavy
Preservation of the game's meat
Different
Stopping effect
High
Recoil
Very weak
Penetration
Medium
Likeliness of exit hole
Regulary
Cutting of hair at point of impact
No

Velocity

0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mV [m/s] 0900 50857 100816 150776 200737 250699 300663

Energy

0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mE [J] 02633 502387 1002164 1501957 2001765 2501588 3001429

RWS centerfire rifle cartridge with Soft point-bullet

.243 Win.

A well-proven projectile type still favoured by many today. High to very high energy output in game. Somewhat stronger fragmentation, therefore exit holes are not always present. Very good stopping effect. Frequently used in battues because of the above reasons and because of a certain insensitivity to minor obstacles. With round or pointed projectile tip.

Soft point-bullet

Construction soft point-bullet

  1. Lead core for optimal adaption of the deformation to the game's body 
  2. Round or pointed bullet tip for high stability 
  3. Tombac-plated steel jacket
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