Do 308 and 30-30 use the same bullet?
Yes they do, in fact all 30 caliber bullets are . 308 in diameter. 30-30 has to have a round nose unless you want to load them one by one. This is to keep the tip of the projectile from detonating the primers in a tube magazine under recoil.
Whats bigger 308 or 30-30?
Simply put, the . 308 is an order of magnitude “more powerful” than the 30/30. Standard loads for the 30/30, using a 170 grain bullet for example, will produce a muzzle velocity of about 2100 fps….with impact energy to match.
Is 303 the same as 3030?
The 30–30 Winchester cartridge case AND bullet are smaller than the . 303 Enfield. It WILL chamber. IF it fires it will “blow out” the cartridge case, and may damage the rifle AND the shooter (and innocent bystanders nearby).
Why does the military use .308 instead of 3006?
The 308 is used over the 3006 because it has a higher ballistic coefficient and its a short bolt pull. Its a common round today that has less recoil than the larger 3006 case. (also less power and range) It has little to do with balistic coefficient because they both shoot .
Whats better .308 or 30-06?
30-06 is generally going to be better suited for long range shooting, and a . 308 is going to be better for faster shooting.
What are 30-30 rifles used for?
Over the years, it’s gained a reputation as a wonderful cartridge for hunting deer, black bear, and feral hogs at short to moderate range. It’s quite possible that hunters have taken more deer with Model 1894 rifles chambered in . 30-30 Winchester than any other rifle/cartridge combination.
How fast is a 303 caliber?
|150 gr (10 g) SP||844 m/s (2,770 ft/s)||3,463 J (2,554 ft⋅lbf)|
|174 gr (11 g) HPBT||761 m/s (2,500 ft/s)||3,265 J (2,408 ft⋅lbf)|
|180 gr (12 g) SP||783 m/s (2,570 ft/s)||3,574 J (2,636 ft⋅lbf)|
What’s the difference between a.308 and a 30-06?
The bullet diameter is .308 inches or 7.8mm, and the case length is 2.015 inches or 51.18mm. The rifling twist is 1 revolution in 12 inches. The cartridge commonly handles slugs from 125 grains that fire at 3,100 fps to 185 grains at 2,510 fps. So, it shoots at a lower velocity than the .30-06, but it is more accurate.
What’s the difference between a.308 and a 7.62?
The 7.62x51mm NATO round is slightly different, but each round can fire in a rifle chambered for the other. The main difference is that the .308 may be filled with a higher pressure powder charge than the NATO version. The bullet diameter is .308 inches or 7.8mm, and the case length is 2.015 inches or 51.18mm.
What’s the difference between.30 and.30 caliber?
With the MM version, you can tell that the difference is the powder charge. It’s the same for the calibers, really. The .30–30 is a .30 caliber with 30 grains of powder behind it. And, yes, it gets confusing.
How big is a.308 caliber bullet in inches?
The caliber is, of course,.30-06. The diameter of the bullet is.308 inches or 7.8mm, and the length of the shell casing is 2.494 inches or 63.3mm. The rifling twist is 1 revolution in 10 inches. Commercial loads range from 110 grains that fire at a muzzle velocity of up to 3,500 fps to 220 grains at up to 2,500 fps.