Originally Posted by Trez
I just noticed that the test rifle in the books is a M44 carbine... Will I get more velocity out of a 91/30? What wold be the difference in velocity between the M44 and 91/30, using the same data?
Yes it will be substantially different since the m44 is a muuuuuch shorter barrel. Difference is between 100-200 fps per inch rough average guesstimate depending on powder burn rate being used
Remember the mosin is designed for 311 bullets but some get good accuracy with 308. Its worth trying since you can sing hallelujah if your lucky and get one with a tighter bore. More bullet options open to you.
None of my four shoot 308 well at all. Not 308 nato just the 308 bullets in 7.62x54r cases.
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Last edited by JonM; 06-14-2012 at 03:51 PM.