What rounds are compatible with 308?
A good rule of thumb is that a . 308 Win. chamber can handle both types of ammunition, but a 7.62 NATO chamber should only fire 7.62 NATO ammunition. This avoids any potential problems in a chamber with intentionally excessive headspacing.
Can you shoot 7.62 x51 in a ar10?
Location: Williamson Co. If you have 7.62 stamped on your rifle then yes, you can use a dual caliber or vice versa. If you have 7.62 stamped on your rifle then yes, you can use a dual caliber or vice versa.
Is .308 the same as 7.62 x51mm?
7.62 brass is a bit thicker, and commercial . 308 is sometimes loaded to slightly higher pressure, but other than that, the cartridges themselves are pretty much the same. If you want to be ultra-safe and conservative, fire only 7.62x51m NATO in 7.62 chambered rifles and . 308 Winchester in .
Can I shoot 7.62 x54 in my 308?
The straight answer to this question is yes, you can fire common 7.62X51 military ammo in any currently produced rifle chambered for . 308 Winchester. However, there is more than one reason for this evaluation. The 7.62×51 NATO cartridge is specific and it is built for military specifications.
Can I shoot .308 in my AR10?
yes it will. I tested fired approx. 250 rounds of reloaded 7.62/. 308 in a Ruger AR10.
Is the.308 Winchester the same as the 7.62 NATO?
.308 Winchester, and 7.62x54mm (7.62 NATO) rounds are the same size overall, but the .308 Winchester has a higher chamber pressure than the 7.62 NATO round. Then there is the .30–30 (7.62×51.8mm). Having put forth all of that, the projectile outer circumference is exactly the same. If you are meaning cartridges nope.
Can you shoot 7.62 x 51 ammo in a.308 rifle?
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. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc, or its affiliates.
Is the 7.62×54 NATO cartridge interchangeable?
The only specific cartridge you are asking about is the 7.62×54 which isn’t interchangeable with anything. Most rifle calibers won’t interchange unless you are talking about .223/5.56 mm or .308 Win./7.62×51 NATO and even then it isn’t 100%.
What’s the difference between.30 and 7.62×51?
.308/7.62×51,.30/06, .30/30 Win, and.30U.S.Carb are all .30 caliber cartridges. They all use a bullet of.308 diameter. Their cases,however are all different. Some are larger ,some are smaller and they hold different powder charges. The 7.62x53r, 7.62×39 are also considered .30 caliber but use bullets of .312 diameter.