GUN exactly how big is a 30-06 round

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  1. daviid

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    exactly how big is a 30-06 round? .3006?
     
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    30 caliber
     
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    the "06" means it was adopted by the military in 1906.
     
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    A bullet that is 30 hundredths of an inch (.30) in diameter is called a 30 caliber bullet.
     
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    well its a .308 bullet, so its .308"
     
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    the -06 part is what confused me. thanks guys
     
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    no problem. don't want to confuse you further, but there are some calibers where the second number references the amount of powder to be used.
     
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    Parent case is used alot too like in .338-06 A-Square, 7mm-08, .30-378 Wby., .22-250, etc. .250-3000 Savage has 3000 because it pushed a bullet at 3000fps which was a big thing at the time :hsugh: These number can get even more confusing when you get into wildcats :o
     
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    even worse, the .30-06 is built on the .30-03.
    :run:

    crazy people.
     
  13. krott5333

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    I think it has something to do with it being designed in 1906 or something rather.
     
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    See 3rd post :hsugh:
     
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    I never read the thread :squint: :mamoru:
     
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    it's big enough! :noes:
     

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