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Old March 19, 2006, 04:33 PM   #1
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7.56/.308 Ammo Compatibility

If you have a rifle chambered in .308 win can you put 7.56 Nato through it? Or was it the other way around--if you have a rifle chambered in 7.56 Nato you can put .308 win through it...?
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Old March 19, 2006, 04:43 PM   #2
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Old March 19, 2006, 04:47 PM   #3
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I think you have the metric designation wrong

but if you mean 7.62 NATO, then most rifles so chambered can fire both cartridges. There is a difference between a chamber for 7.62, and the SAAMI chamber dimensions for .308 Winchester. I have had no problems firing .308 sporting ammo in my SA SOCOM when hog hunting, nor have I had any problems firing Mil Surp ammo in my sporting .308 rifles.
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Old March 19, 2006, 05:46 PM   #4
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Oops...I meant 7.62! Honest, must be the fat fingers..
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