Thread: M1 Carbine
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Old February 21, 2013, 12:14 AM   #49
RickB
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When I inquired about shooting my Carbine in a 3-gun match, the organizers wondered if it "made minor", which is about the power level of 55gr .223 shot from a 16" barrel? Yeah, well, .30 Carbine is considerably more powerful than .223 if you value momentum as a measure of "power" (and the classic measures of power do).
55gr x 2800fps = 154 power factor
110gr x 1950fps = 214.5 power factor
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