.22 Hornet vs .32 Caliber

.22 Hornet vs .32 Caliber

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.22 Hornet

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.32 Caliber

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.22 Hornet

22 Hornet ammo is a centerfire rifle cartridge commercially introduced by Winchester in 1930. It is good for varminting, small-game hunting, survival, and competitions. This ammo is better than 22 WMR and 17 HMR in terms of power and weight. It is manufactured by almost all popular manufacturers and is available in weights ranging from 35 grain to 55 grain. The muzzle velocity of this ammo ranges from 2500 to 3100 feet per second while muzzle energy is over 600 ft. lbf. The muzzle energy and velocity of this ammo will be reduced considerably when fired from short-barreled firearms. 22 Hornet Ammo Specification: Bullet diameter: .224 Neck diameter: 6.2 mm (.243 in) Shoulder diameter: 7.0 mm (.276 in) Base diameter: 7.6 mm (.298 in) Rim diameter: 8.9 mm (.350 in) Rim thickness: 1.7 mm (.065 in) Case length: 35.6 mm (1.403 in) Rifling twist: 1-14 Primer type: small rifle 45 grain soft point rounds are manufactured by Winchester and Remington with velocities of 2690 fps. Winchester also manufactures 46 hollow rounds of this ammo. 22 Hornet Ammo offers an effective range of about 150 yards. 22 Hornet Ammo Ballistic Performance: Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy 35 grain (2 g) VMax 3,060 ft/s (930 m/s) 987 J (728 ft⋅lbf) 40 grain (3 g) SP 2,826 ft/s (861 m/s) 960 J (710 ft⋅lbf) 45 grain (3 g) SP 2,787 ft/s (849 m/s) 1052 J (776 ft⋅lbf) 50 grain (3 g) SP 2,713 ft/s (827 m/s) 1108 J (817 ft⋅lbf) 55 grain (4 g) SP 2,652 ft/s (808 m/s) 1165 J (859 ft⋅lbf)

.32 Caliber

The .32 caliber is a size of ammunition, fitted to firearms with a bore diameter of 0.32 inches (8.1 mm). The variations include: .32 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), a pistol cartridge .32-40 Ballard, an American rifle cartridge .32 H&R Magnum, a rimmed cartridge designed for use in revolvers .32 Long Colt, an American centerfire fire revolver cartridge .32 NAA, a cartridge/firearm system from North American Arms and Corbon Ammunition using a .380 ACP case .32 Remington, an American rifle cartridge .32 rimfire cartridge, chambered in revolvers and rifles in the late 19th and early 20th centuries .32 S&W, cartridge was introduced in 1878 for the Smith & Wesson model 11⁄2 revolver .32 S&W Long, a straight-walled, centerfire, rimmed handgun cartridge, based on the earlier .32 S&W cartridge .32-20 Winchester, the first small-game lever-action cartridge that Winchester produced .32 Winchester Self-Loading, an American rifle cartridge .32 Winchester Special, a rimmed cartridge created in October 1901 for use in the Winchester Model 94 lever-action rifle .327 Federal Magnum, a rimmed cartridge based on the .32 H&R Magnum with elongated case and higher pressure

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