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Old June 22, 2013, 10:22 AM   #1
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Want to play a game?

I don't think I've posted this photo here. Pictured are several rifle cartridges. All are 30 caliber (.308 bore). All are standard production calibers (no "wildcats"). All have been offered in rifles made and sold in the USA.

See if you can name them from left to right. The two on the ends should be fairly easy. It gets a bit sticky in the middle.





And, um... pretty cool photo, no?
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Old June 22, 2013, 10:37 AM   #2
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I'll play. From L to R: 30 carbine, 30-30, 30-40 Krag, 308, 7.62x54,30-06, 300H&H. My best guess.
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Old June 22, 2013, 01:54 PM   #3
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You have 4 correct.

Was the 7.62x54 manufactured in the USA?
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Old June 22, 2013, 03:17 PM   #4
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L to R

30 carbine , 303 Savage , 30 Remington , 308 Win. , 30-40 Krag , 30-06 , 300 H&H.....I guess.

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Old June 22, 2013, 03:31 PM   #5
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30 carbine , 303 Savage , 30/30 , 300 Savage , 30-40 Krag , 30-06 , 300 H&H

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Old June 22, 2013, 03:44 PM   #6
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I would think some American manufacturer has made a rifle chambered in 7.62x54. I don't truly know.
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Old June 22, 2013, 10:39 PM   #7
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"Was the 7.62x54 manufactured in the USA?"

Well, Winchester alone made around 293,000 rifles in that caliber, and 175 million rounds of ammunition; NE Westinghouse made rifles in that caliber and Remington made ammunition.

So I would say yes.

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Old June 23, 2013, 12:24 AM   #8
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I like this game!! I'll play!

30 carbine, 303 savage, 30-30 win, 308 win, 30-40 krag, 30-06 sprg, 300 H&H,

What was the prize?
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Old June 23, 2013, 01:46 AM   #9
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I know one you are missing -

You should have included a .300 Winchester Magnum.
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Old June 23, 2013, 09:34 AM   #10
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Grand prize a case of Ricearoni.
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Old June 23, 2013, 09:54 AM   #11
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Grand prize a case of Ricearoni.
LOL. I thought it might be a good picture of the cartridges
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Old June 23, 2013, 02:07 PM   #12
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BAH has it.

James K- That was a military contract for a foreign nation, no? I said made and used in the USA. I don't think the 7.62x54 qualifies.

Clang- There are numerous 30 caliber rounds missing. These are the ones I own.
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Old June 23, 2013, 02:44 PM   #13
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James K- That was a military contract for a foreign nation, no? I said made and used in the USA. I don't think the 7.62x54 qualifies.
More than 35,000 of the rifles and 2 million rounds of the ammunition never made it out of the country. They were sold and used domestically, and are now highly desirable.
I think it qualifies.
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