IMHO any difference between 7.62X51 and .308 is like splitting Hairs, I have shot them both for over 40 Years now without any Problems, I know that some People want to make it a Big Deal(It ain't) and it has been discussed on this Forum ad nauseum, I realise that I am one that gets extremely bored with in depth Technical Information or Statistics, all I care about is my Shots in the Black, as.
The SAMMI/CIP maximum pressure for the .308 Win cartridge is 62,000 psi, while the 7.62×51 max is 50,000 psi. Also, the headspace is slightly different. You CAN encounter problems going the other way, however. A commercial .308 Win round can exceed the max rated pressure for the 7.62×51.
SAAMI does not maintain the standards for 7.62 NATO caliber, but in their technical documents comparing .308 Winchester and 7.62 NATO, they use the name 7.62 NATO or 7.62×51 but never 7.62×51 NATO. It's really very easy to verify, please refer to the links I posted above. Best, izaakb ~talk ~contribs 02:38, 13 November 2007 (UTC)
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Can you shoot the 7.62×51 in a .308 caliber chambered rifle? The pressure curve of civilian ammo might be such that pressure at the gas port of a semi-auto military rifle would be high enough to cause damage to an operating.
Mar 11, 2016 · This video takes a look at the similarities and differences as well as the benefits and downfalls of the .308 and the 7.62×51.
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.
The Service Pressure is defined as the mean pressure generated by the Service Cartridge at a temperature of 21 °C (70 °F). Such a high pressure proof is conducted with both the weapon and ammunition conditioned to an ambient temperature of 21 °C (70 °F).
The classical 7.62x51mm cartridge uses a full metal jacket bullet which weights 147 grams and it is pushed up to 2750 fps with about 50 feet per second margin: from 2700 to 2800. To get these standard values you need a pressure lower than the maximum, but as we've said.
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308 v 7.62×51 Pressure. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Robert, Sep 3, 2019. Is 308 truly higher pressure? I've heard this repeated forever on forums but I'm never seen actual documented proof. I've always been told that the CUP measurements used for 7.62 are not easily converted to PSI.
Sep 03, 2007 · A commercial .308 Win round can exceed the max rated pressure for the 7.62×51. So, you should avoid putting full-power .308 Win rounds into military surplus rifles that have been designed for 50,000 psi max. A UK armourer explains the problems he had using reloaded cases fired from military 7.62×51 rifles in his .308 rifle:
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Maximum pressure numbers thrown around for the two calibers are often shown as 50,000 "psi" for 7.62 and 62,000 psi for .308. While commercial .308 ammo may have slightly higher pressure than 7.62x51mm NATO, it's really the brass and chambers that are the issues to understand.