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Old 12-01-2011, 03:57 AM   #1
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Which is a larger caliber rifle a 7mm-08 or a .308?



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Old 12-01-2011, 04:11 AM   #2
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Which is a larger caliber rifle a 7mm-08 or a .308?
The 308 is. 7mm-08 uses a .284 caliber bullet.


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The 308 is the parent case for the 7mm08 and 243.

.308in = 7.62mm
.284in = 7mm
.243in = 6mm

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7mm uses a .284" diameter bullet. The .308 uses a ....308" diameter bullet. The .308 is larger, but the 7mm-08 is simply a "necked down" .308

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