View Single Post
Old December 29, 2012, 11:29 PM   #12
Mike Irwin
Join Date: April 13, 2000
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 39,097
The 7mm/8mm Mauser cartridges were the basis for an enormous number of other cartridges which used the .470 rim/case head diameter.

In the United States, if a cartridge is based either on the .30-06 or the .308, it can trace its lineage straight back to the Mauser cartridges.

A very few, the .257 Roberts comes immediately to mind, is based directly on the 7mm Mauser case.
"The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind" -Theodorus Gaza

Baby Jesus cries when the fat redneck doesn't have military-grade firepower.
Mike Irwin is offline  
Page generated in 0.05437 seconds with 7 queries