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I would not do it. The mag case is longer than the WRF chamber, so the rifling may pinch the case onto the bullet, raising pressure. Maybe a blown case and gasses back into the shooter's face.

Bruce
 
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22 WRF > 22 Mag = .228 bullet in a .224 barrel. Hmm. 22 WRF maxes at 19000 PSI, the 22 Mag at 24000. Oil and water here. Sounds like trouble brewing.
Negative, 22 WRF is the parent case to the 22 mag...

Because its case is slightly larger in diameter than a .22 LR case, the WRF will not go into LR chambers. Like the .22 Magnum, the WRF uses standard .224" bullets (like most centerfire .22's), not .220" bullets like the Long Rifle.

https://www.chuckhawks.com/22WRF.htm
 
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Negative, 22 WRF is the parent case to the 22 mag...

Because its case is slightly larger in diameter than a .22 LR case, the WRF will not go into LR chambers. Like the .22 Magnum, the WRF uses standard .224" bullets (like most centerfire .22's), not .220" bullets like the Long Rifle.

https://www.chuckhawks.com/22WRF.htm
But, the increased pressure of the mag in a WRF chamber makes it essentially a WRF +P+ inside of old, soft steel. No thanks. I'll watch the YouTube vids, but not pull the trigger. Going the other way is forcing a .228 caliber bullet into a .224 bore. It clearly has been done, but nothing in the specs advises of it.

Email Winchester and guess what you'll hear.
 

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