The .243 Winchester cartridge was originally designed as a wildcat by Warren Page who took the .308 Winchester case and necked it down in the early fifties. The objective was to make a light deer rifle which would still have the advantages of the high-velocity .22-calibres for varmint hunting. In 1955 Winchester made it a commercial round. The .243 is a very popular round all over the world for hunting medium sized game, probably due to its flat trajectory and very mild recoil. Surprisingly enough its popularity never reached the same level when it comes to varmint hunting despite the .243” bullets better wind-bucking capabilities. As Reloading Solutions Limited has no control over improper storage, handling, loading or use of Vihtavuori powders after they have left our facility, we make no warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, limited or full. We specifically disclaim all warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and merchantability. We specifically disclaim all liability for consequential damages of any kind whatsoever, whether or not due to seller’s negligence or based on strict product liability or principle of indemnity or contribution, Reloading Solutions Limited neither assumes nor authorises any person to assume for it any liability in connection with the use of this product.
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