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Old July 31, 2014, 10:38 PM   #53
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um... not really...
6.5 swede was invented in 1894, 3 years after the carcano.
6.5x54 mannlicher, also invented 1894
6.5x50 japanese 1897, 6 years after the carcano.
6mm lee navy, 1895
7x57, 1892

I would hardly call that LONG before anyone else. true they were the first. however in the case of 7.35... they were far from the first.
7.62x54R was invented 1891.
30-06, obviously, 1906
303 brit, 1888
7.65x53 1889.
7.5 swiss 1889
7.5 french 1929
one would wonder why they continued to not use standardized bullet diameters.
ignore my complete lack of capitalization. I still have no problem correcting your grammar.
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