What calibers can you shoot out of a 308?
A . 308 Winchester chamber rifle can handle both . 308 Win. and 7.62 NATO ammo safely, but a 7.62 rifle is only safe for a 7.62 NATO ammo.
What ammo does a 300 Savage shoot?
Maximum pressure (C.I.P.) The . 300 Savage cartridge is a rimless, . 30 caliber rifle cartridge developed by Savage Arms in 1920.
Can a 308 shoot 300 yards?
308 is plenty of deer killing power at 300 yards. As everyone else has said, the . 308 will do it, but you MUST be practiced at it.
What’s the difference between A.300 Savage and a.308?
What you may not know is the .300 Savage was used as the starting point to develop the 7.62×51 military cartridge. The case body of both the .300 Savage and the .308 Win. are essentially the same length, but the .308’s shoulder angle and body taper are reduced. The .308’s neck is longer, so case length and overall cartridge length are longer.
When did Savage stop using the 300 Savage cartridge?
Increased sales of .308 Winchester caliber rifles halted the growth and continued popularity of the .300 Savage cartridge. Savage was forced to adopt the .308 Winchester as a chambering for the M99 in 1955. Savage also adopted the .243 Winchester and these cartridges ultimately superseded Savage’s own .300 and .250 Savage loadings.
When did the.308 Savage round come out?
The .308 is the commercial version of the 7.62×51 round developed for the U.S. military in the early 1950s to replace the venerable .30-06. What you may not know is the .300 Savage was used as the starting point to develop the 7.62×51 military cartridge.
What kind of primer do I need for a 300 Savage?
Large Rifle primers are more than adequate to ignite the moderate charges of propellant loaded in the .300 Savage. If you can’t find .300 Savage cases, not to worry. You can reform .308 Win. brass by full-length resizing and trimming to the proper length.