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Old February 23, 2013, 04:14 PM   #19
Brian Pfleuger
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Well, I've been inspired to make a cut-down "prototype" of my .243 Pfleuger cartridge, so I could get a real measurement of case weight, capacity and dimensions.

QuickLoad says I could get 2,902fps with a 100gr Speer BTSP with 30.5gr RL17. The .243Win can get 3,135fps with 48.0gr N560.... So I'm losing 232fps, 7.4% velocity, but using 36.4% less powder.

With a 105gr Berger VLD, I only lose 17 yards on MPBR.

Pictured next to a .243Win

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