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Dimensions and loading::.22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire

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Dimensions and loading The .22 WMR uses a larger case than the more popular .22 Long Rifle, both in diameter and length. The .22 WMR case is a lengthened version of the older .22 WRF. The .22 WMR's case is thicker than that of the .22 LR, allowing higher pressures. The combination of more powder and higher pressures gives velocities over {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} from a rifle using a {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} bullet, and {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} from a handgun. A .22 WMR round will not fit into the chamber of a .22 LR firearm, but it is possible, though unsafe, to chamber .22 LR rounds in a .22 WMR firearm, although doing so can result in injury from a leaking undersized case.


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