Beware, custom loaders! In addition to differences in the chambers of .308 Win and 7.62x51mm barrels, there is a critical difference in the brass.
308 Win. cases are available they cost at least 50 cents apiece. To keep my .308 rifles shooting, I bought a box of 500 once-fired military surplus 7.62×51 mm NATO cases from Everglades Ammo and.
FNH USA FNAR Rifle – The chamber is cut to SAAMI specifications for the commercial .308 Win., but is also optimized for the use of 7.62×51 mm NATO ammunition as well. The muzzle has a recessed, target-style crown. The.
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Thanks to comments from McThag and a post by American Mercenary for reminding me of the differences in how the pressures are measured between the two cartridges: .308 in PSI and 7.62×51 in CUP (Copper Units of Pressure, an older way of specifying chamber pressures).
7.62 NATO vs .308 Winchester Ammo, What's The Difference? Ammoland Inc. Posted on June 15, 2017 August 31, 2018 by Tom McHale. Gun nut, Tom McHale, risks a fight to explain the subtle nuances.
.308 Winchester and 7.62x51mm NATO: are they interchangeable? This makes it seem like the people are right: 12 000 PSI of difference is not little and this would confirm the rumor claiming that shooting with a 7,62×51 in a .308 gun would have no consequences, while using a civilian.
7.62×51 Armor Piercing Ammo A 7.62x51mm from The Art of Halo 3. The M118 7.62x51mm Full Metal Jacket Armor Piercing (FMJ-AP) is a round used by the UNSC in the MA5 Series of assault rifles as well as the M392 Designated Marksman Rifle.Originally developed in the mid-20th century, it is used due to its reliability and heavy power. Feds
I considered that no small achievement for a 16"-barreled piston-driven semi-automatic rifle-even if it was chambered in 7.62×51 mm NATO/.308 Win. Just days earlier it would have seemed a daunting.
The 7.62×51mm NATO (official NATO nomenclature 7.62 NATO) is a rimless bottlenecked rifle cartridge developed in the 1950s as a standard for small arms among NATO countries. It should not be confused with the similarly named Russian 7.62×54mmR cartridge, a slightly longer, rimmed cartridge. It was introduced in U.S. service in the M14 rifle and M60 machine gun in the late 1950s.
7.62 X51 Nato October 1, 2018: There is now a version of the AK line of assault rifles (the AK-308) that fires the standard NATO 7.62×51 rifle ammo. Known to civilians as the Winchester 308 round, the 7.62×51 has. The 7.62x51mm NATO is a rifle cartridge used for assault carbines, assault rifles, designated marksman rifles and sniper rifles
Can you shoot 7.62×51 in a .308 chamber? The reason I am getting into the topic is I was trying to streamline my firearms into a few easily stockpileable calibers so it would be cheap to shoot them. I have a M1A Loaded, CETME stamped .308, and a DPMS LR-308 on order.
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October 1, 2018: There is now a version of the AK line of assault rifles (the AK-308) that fires the standard NATO 7.62×51 rifle ammo. Known to civilians as the Winchester 308 round, the 7.62×51 has.
The new Magpul PMAG D-50 is a lightweight 50-round polymer drum magazine designed for 7.62×51 mm NATO/.308 Win. ammunition for SR25/M110 pattern rifles. It’s capable of using longer-than-SAAMI-spec.
50 Action Express. In fact, with the right ammunition loads, .500 Magnum compares favorably in energy to the.308/7.62×51 rifle bullet. A typical .308 bullet will have a weight of 168 grains (.38.
The .308's "No-Go" dimension is 1.634″ vs. 1.6405″ for a 7.62×51 "No Go" gauge. That said, it is normally fine to shoot quality 7.62×51 NATO ammo in a gun chambered for the .308 Winchester (though not all NATO ammo is identical). Clint McKee of Fulton Armory notes: "[N]obody makes.