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is 308 actually the same as 7.6wx51

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Old 04-26-2013, 12:16 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by c3shooter View Post
Longgunner- that is correct. A .308 Winchester can shoot .308 OR 7.62 NATO. A 7.62 NATO should NOT shoot .308 Winchester.

It is the exact opposite of the .5.56/ .223 situation.
That's what I was wondering. Thanks and good to know, glad I got a .308win
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Old 04-26-2013, 03:54 PM   #12
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I shoot .308 in my 2A & 2A1`s all the time...................
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Old 04-26-2013, 04:15 PM   #13
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Steel or brass case?.......
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Old 04-26-2013, 04:20 PM   #14
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Do NOT shoot commercial 308 win from a 7.62X51 NATO chamber. You will destroy your headspacing at the very least.
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:38 PM   #15
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I have practiced with the Nato round with My CZ-550. It is safe, but dirties your gun very quickly. Shorter barrel rifles will see .308 shooting 1 or 2 inches higher at 100 meters then the Nato rounds.
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