.30-06 Springfield vs 8mm Mauser Ammo

.30-06 Springfield vs 8mm Mauser Ammo

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.30-06 Springfield

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8mm Mauser Ammo

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.30-06 Springfield

The 30-06 Springfield Ammo was introduced to the US Army in 1906 before it became standardized and stayed in use, in service, with the army until the late 1970s. It is 7.62 × 63mm in metric notation and has its parent case as the 30-06 Springfield. The 30-06 Springfield Ammo's name originates from the number of bullet caliber it possesses in inches which are 30. The "06" is a reference to the year 1906, when the cartridge was adopted. It has its place of origin in the United States. The 30-06 Springfield Ammo was quite popular in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam war. It was designed in 1906 by the Springfield Armory, even though several others have manufactured it since then. With bullet diameter of .308 inches and a land diameter of .300 inches, the neck of the 30-06 Springfield Ammo is .340 inches. It has a shoulder diameter of .441 inches and a rim diameter of .473 inches. The 30-06 Springfield Ammo rim's thickness is .049 inches, and it has an overall length of 3.34 inches (85mm). It has a maximum pressure of 58, 740psi, and a Max CUP of 50,000. The 30-06 Springfield Ammo remains a popular sporting round with ammunition produced by many prominent manufacturers globally. It is one of the most popular sporting cartridges globally, and this is due to its efficiency when used in hunting. It is also tolerable to most shooters, however young.

8mm Mauser Ammo

The 8mm Mauser Ammo is suitable for hunting all medium-sized games such as the deer family, wild boars, and bears. The German Rifle Testing Commission designed the 8mm Mauser Ammo in 1903. It has been in production since then and is widely in use till present. It has a metric designation of 7.92 × 57mmR and is used in a rimless bottlenecked rifle. It has its place of origin in the German empire. It was used by several countries spanning Germany, the United Kingdom, Turkey, China, Iran, etc. The 8mm Mauser Ammo was the German service cartridge in both world wars. The typical load of an 8mm Mauser Ammo is a 170-grain bullet at 2360 fps. It yields almost 300-foot pounds of muzzle energy and loads with much heavier bullets, up to 250 grains. It is very effective in hunting dangerous games such as bears and lions. The 8mm Mauser Ammo has become a popular sport and hunting cartridge. Its specifications include a bullet diameter of 8.22mm, a land diameter of 7.89mm, a neck of 9.08mm, a shoulder of 10.95mm. The 8mm Mauser Ammo also has a base diameter of 11.94mm, a rim diameter of 11.95mm, and a rim thickness of 1.30mm. In addition to all of these is an overall length of 82.00mm. The 8mm Mauser Ammo has a maximum pressure of 56,560psi and a Max CUP of 37,000. It is a fine cartridge ideal for medium to large-sized games as it boasts of excellent penetration.

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