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Old 02-07-2011, 09:09 PM   #1
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Can anybody list all the rounds that can be referred to when somebody says .30 cal?



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Old 02-07-2011, 09:16 PM   #2
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.30 carbine
7.62 Russian Nagant(pistol)
.30 luger
7.62x39
.303 Brit
.303 Savage
.308 Winchester/ 7.62x51
.30-06
7.62x54r
.307
.30-30
7.7 jap
7.35x51
.30-03
.30-40
300WM
I'm sure there are 5 or 6 more...

The big difference is in the U.S., we measure the grooves, in metric they measure the lands. So a U.S. .30 cal bullet is .308, in most of the world it is .311.
Edit:Many 7.35 are classed as .30, I did not include them...

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"7.5X55" Swiss also uses a .308 bullet. Makes reloading easier for us Swiss Rifle owners......

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depends on the context.

30 cal is a caliber it refers to a bullet with a diameter of .308" there are more 30 caliber cartridges out there then just about any other.

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"7.5X55" Swiss also uses a .308 bullet. Makes reloading easier for us Swiss Rifle owners......
Forgot the 7.5x55 and 7.5x54 French.
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Obsolete US military round, WW I, the .30 Pedersen.

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what about the great CZ52/tokarev pistols...7.62x25 fast lil rd. a blast to shoot!but when i hear someone say .30cal i think of the BMG 1919

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7.62X38R (Nagant revolver) actually uses a .32 caliber bullet. At least our handloads do. The .308 bullet won't be very accurate, being too loose in the bore.

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.30 Luger and .30 Mauser(Or Tokarev auto- pistols)



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