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Is 308 Winchester Same As 7.62 x 51 NATO

Image by sloth2048 | CC BY 2.0 The question of whether the .308 Winchester is the same as a 7.62 NATO is one that divides the gun community. Unfortunately the answer is complicated. In some ways they are different, and in some ways they aren’t. Here’s a look at the comparisons between the .308 Winchester […]

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What Can You Hunt With A 308?

Image by Bigbullguides| CC BY-SA 4.0 A .308 represents the type of ammunition which has a caliber, or diameter, of .308 inches. It is a brand of ammunition owned by Winchester and is used primarily for short-action hunting in the wild. The .308 is suitable for hunting animals of medium to large sizes and has […]

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  • Updated July 18, 2018

What Is A 308 Rifle?

When people speak of a .308 rifle, they are actually referring to any semi-automatic or bolt action rifle that uses the Winchester .308 cartridge. The Winchester .308 cartridge was introduced in 1952 and today is used in both the 7.62.X51 NATO service rifle and in certain sporting rifles. These 7.62.X51 NATO rifles are made by […]

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