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Old 01-13-2011, 01:43 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Logan2302 View Post
Well, i would have lost a big bet on this. Although never produced in black powder, I thought it was designed for it. You learn something every day.
The .30-30 was designed as a smokeless powder round. They used blackpower nomencalture because that is what people understood at the time.

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then you get to the propritary cartridges like Lazerroni.

He bases his names off the groove daimeter.

Like the 7.21 Tomahawk is a 7mm caliber (.284")

The 7.82 PATRIOT is a 7.62mm (.308")
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