Does caliber refer to a bullet or barrel?

Benny Botsford asked a question: Does caliber refer to a bullet or barrel?
Asked By: Benny Botsford
Date created: Sun, Jul 18, 2021 7:41 PM



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🌐 50 caliber bullet?

what type bullet in 50 cal

🌐 Is a .22 caliber bullet bigger than a 7.62 caliber bullet?

A 22 caliber bullet is 22/100 inches in diameter. A 7.62 mm bullet is 30 caliber or 30/100 inches in diameter there is no such thing as a 7.62 caliber bullet

🌐 What caliber bullet does an m11 use?

0.380 ACP.

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What is the highest caliber bullet?

The highest caliber bullet commonly used is a .50 cal. However, there are bullet that are larger in caliber. the 700 Nitro express comes to mind.

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What is the lowest caliber bullet?

In the usual sense of caliber, it means the diameter of the bullet. The smallest commercial caliber is the .17 rimfire, but there have been MUCH smaller caliber firearms, down to the 1-2 mm range. That is about .05 to .10 caliber.

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What is bigger 7.62 mm bullet or 50 caliber bullet?

If you shot a 50 caliber bullet at a 7.62mm bullet and they hit dead on, you prbly wouldn't even know the 7.62mm bullet exsisted because the 50 caliber bullet would sh!t f*ck the 7.62mm bullet , short answer- 50 cal. Look up a ammo size comparison chart

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Does the desert eagle shoot a 50 caliber bullet?

  • The Desert Eagle can also handle .50 caliber rounds. This is already enough proof that the handgun is not overrated. It truly deserves the fame as a highly powerful handgun. With a .50 Action Express (AE) bullets, it can fire at a 1900fps muzzle velocity. This is equivalent to 580m/s.

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How far does a 303 caliber bullet projectile travel?

When fired from a .303 rifle, it can travel ABOUT 2.5 miles.

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Is a 22 caliber bullet be fired from 45 caliber?


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How big is a 50 caliber bullet?

Any bullet that has a diameter of one half inch is a .50 caliber bullet. There are different .50 caliber bullets- my Hawken muzzle loading rifle shoots a .50 caliber lead bullet, but different from the .50 Browning Machine Gun (that is also used in the .50 Barret sniper rifle)

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How far 380 caliber bullet can travel?

how far does 380 bullet travel

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How lethal is a 22 caliber bullet?

very, during gun safety as a child, I saw a video that showed how a .22 cal bullet can bounce, around the body and tear it apart.

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What caliber bullet did the kar98k use?

Commonly called the 8mm Mauser, the bullet is actually 7.92mm, but that term is not in everyday use.

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What caliber bullet is a 350 legend?

350 Legend is a highly versatile cartridge with many end uses. The ability to practice cheaply with low recoil, high velocity . 35 caliber (9.1 mm) rounds legal for deer hunting opens the door for many new shooters whose recoil sensitivity precludes their use of cartridges such as .

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What caliber bullet will kill a deer?

While any 6.5 cartridge will kill the biggest deer in the world, if you hunt Maine and Vermont bruisers or Canadian heavyweights, you might want to move up to calibers that shoot heavier bullets. That puts you into 7mm (. 284) and 7.62mm (. 308) territory.

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What caliber is an ak-47 bullet?

The AK-47 fires 7.62mm diameter bullets using a 39mm long cartridge, usually referred to as 7.62 x 39mm rounds. These are significantly less powerful than the 7.62mm NATO bullets which are fired using a larger, 51mm long, cartridge, usually referred to as 7.62 x 51mm rounds.

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Can you use a 308 caliber bullet in a 25 caliber pistol?

Negative, 308 is a 30 caliber bullet and 30 doesn't fit into 25.

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What is the difference between a 40 caliber and 50 caliber bullet?

Size and relative power. A .40 caliber bullet is .40 of an inch and the entire cartridge is 28.8 millimeters long. A .50 caliber (handgun) bullet is .50 of an inch and the entire cartridge is 40.99 millimeters long. The .50 caliber has more powder, more velocity, and more muzzle energy.

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What bullet needed for 32 caliber colt revolver?

No way to answer without knowing what end result you are looking for. Target shooting, hunting, plinking, etc..?

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What caliber bullet is a romanian psl rifle?

The caliber of the bullet is 7,62 mm. And shoots the 7.62x54r ammo. That makes it a .30 cal.

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What caliber bullet is best for deer hunting?

Best Caliber for Deer Hunting

  • 7mm-08 Remington…
  • 280 Remington…
  • 7mm Remington Magnum…
  • 30-30 Winchester…
  • 308 Winchester…
  • 30-06…
  • 300 Winchester Magnum.
  • You might be surprised by the number of hunters that use the 300 as their primary deer rifle. An exceptional round for long range, it gives no quarter in performance on whitetail.

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Will 22 caliber cleaning rod fit down a 177 caliber barrel?

Not usually. The bore diameter of a .177 cal. is smaller. If the rod did fit the bore, the brush or jag wouldn't.

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How far can a 22 caliber bullet travel before the bullet starts to drop?

as far as it wants

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