7 mm caliber

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A .303 British cartridge

This article lists firearm cartridges which have a bullet in the 7.0 millimetres (0.2756 in) to 7.99 millimetres (0.3146 in) caliber range.

  • Length refers to the cartridge case length.
  • OAL refers to the overall length of the cartridge.

All measurements are in mm (in), and all charts are sortable by clicking on the icon beside the title of the column you wish to sort.

Pistol cartridges[edit]

Name Bullet Case type Case length Rim Base Shoulder Neck OAL
7×20mm Nambu[1] 7.112 (.280) rimless bottleneck 19.81 (0.78) 9.12 (.359) 8.91 (.351) 8.56 (.337) 7.52 (.296) 26.92 (1.06)
7.62x42mm - - - - - - - -
7.65mm Roth-Sauer[1] 7.645 (.301) rimless straight 12.95 (0.51) 8.51 (.335) 8.51 (.335) - 8.43 (.332) 21.34 (0.84)
7.62x25mm Tokarev 7.798 (.307) rimless bottleneck 24.99 (.984) 9.96 (.392) 9.83 (.387) 9.47 (.373) 8.48 (.334) 34.29 (1.35)
7.65x25mm Borchardt 7.798 (.307) rimless bottleneck 25.15 (.990) 9.91 (.390) 9.78 (.385) 9.4 (.370) 8.41 (.331) 34.54 (1.36)
7.65mm Mannlicher[1] 7.823 (.308) rimless straight 21.34 (0.84) 8.48 (.334) 8.43 (.332) - 8.41 (.331) 28.45 (1.12)
7.63x25mm Mauser 7.823 (.308) rimless bottleneck 25.15 (.990) 9.91 (.390) 9.68 (.368) 9.4 (.370) 8.43 (.332) 34.54 (1.36)
7.65mm Longue[1] 7.849 (.309) rimless straight 19.81 (0.78) 8.56 (.337) 8.56 (.337) - 8.53 (.336) 30.23 (1.19)
7.65x21mm Parabellum 7.861 (.3095) rimless bottleneck 21.59 (.850) 10.01 (.394) 9.906 (.390) 9.627 (.379) 8.433 (.332) 29.84 (1.175)
.32 ACP (7.65x17mm Browning SR) 7.938 (.3125) semi-rimmed straight 17.27 (.680) 9.093 (.358) 8.585 (.338) N/A 8.55 (.336) 25.0 (.984)
.32 NAA 7.95 (.3125) rimless bottleneck 17.27 (.680) 9.50 (.374) 9.50 (.374) 9.47 (.373) 8.55 (.336) 25.0 (.984)

Revolver cartridges[edit]

Name Bullet Case type Case length Rim Base Neck Cartridge length
7.62x38mmR (7.62 mm Nagant {Rimmed})[1] 7.82 (.308) rimmed straight 38.86 (1.53) 9.855 (.388) 8.51 (.335) 7.26 (.286) 38.86 (1.53)
.32 Smith & Wesson[1] 7.950 (.312) rimmed straight 15.49 (0.61) 9.53 (.375) 8.51 (.335) 8.48 (.334) 23.37 (0.92)
.32 Short Colt (.320 Revolver)[1] 7.950 (.313) rimmed straight 16.51 (.650) 9.576 (.377) 8.077 (.318) 7.95 (.313) 24.38 (.960)
.32 Long Colt (.32 Colt) 7.950 (.313)[1] rimmed straight 23.37 (0.92) 9.500 (.374) 8.077 (.318) 7.95 (.313) 32.00 (1.26)
.32 S&W Long (.32 Colt New Police)[1] 7.950 (.312) rimmed straight 23.62 (0.93) 9.53 (.375) 8.51 (.335) 8.48 (.334) 32.26 (1.27)
.32 H&R Magnum 7.950 (.312) rimmed straight 27.3 (1.075) 9.5 (.375) 8.6 (.337) 8.6 (.337) 34.30 (1.35)
.327 Federal Magnum 7.950 (.312) rimmed straight 30.00 (1.20) 9.5 (.375) 8.6 (.337) 8.6 (.337) 37.00 (1.47)

Rifle cartridges[edit]

6.8 mm (.277 in) rifle cartridges (commonly known as .270 or 6.8 mm)[edit]

Name Bullet Length Rim Base Shoulder Neck OAL
6.8mm Remington SPC 7.036 (.277) 42.545 (1.675) 10.72 (.422) 10.69 (.421) 10.21 (.402) .298 (.298) 58.80 (2.315)
270 WSM
(Winchester Short Magnum)
7.036 (.277) 53.34 (2.100) 13.59 (.535) 14.10 (.555) 13.665 (.538) 7.976 (.314) 72.64 (2.860)
.270 Winchester 7.036 (.277) 64.52 (2.540) 12.01 (.473) 11.94 (.470) 11.20 (.441) 7.06 (.278) 84.84 (3.340)
.270 Weatherby Magnum 7.036 (.277) 64.75 (2.55) 13.50 (.531) 13.00 (.512) 12.50 (.492) 7.70 (.303) 82.50 (3.250)
.270 British 7.04 (0.277) 46 (1.8) 11.3 (0.44) 11.3 (0.44) - - 62.3 (2.45)

7.0 mm (.284 in) rifle cartridges (commonly known as 7mm)[edit]

Name Bullet Length Rim Base Shoulder Neck OAL
.276 Enfield 7.16 (.282) 60 (2.35) 13.1 (.517) 13.4 (.528) - - 82 (3.23)
.284 Winchester 7.211 (.284) 55.12 (2.170) 12.01 (.473) 12.72 (.501) 12.06 (.475) 8.13 (.320) 71.12 (2.80)
7mm BR
(Bench Rest)
7.214 (.284) 38.61 (1.520) 12.01 (.473) 11.94 (.470) 11.68 (.460) 7.82 (.308) -
.280 British 7.214 (.284) 43.434 (1.71) 11.633(.458) 11.94 (.470) 11.38 (.448) 7.95 (.313) 64.516 (2.54)
.280/30 British 7.214 (.284) 43.434 (1.71) 12.01 (.473) 11.94 (.470) 11.38 (.448) 7.95 (.313) 64.516 (2.54)
7mm-08 Remington 7.214 (.284) 51.689 (2.035) 12.01 (.473) 11.94 (.470) 11.53 (.454) 8.00 (.315) 71.12 (2.80)
7 mm SAUM
(Short Action Ultra Magnum)
7.214 (.284) 51.69 (2.035) 13.564 (.534) 13.97 (.550) 13.564 (.534) 8.128 (.320) 71.76 (2.825)
7-30 Waters 7.214 (.284) 52 (2.04) 12.9 (.506) 10.7 (.422) (needed) 7.8 (.306) 64 (2.52)
7mm WSM 7.214 (.284) 53.34 (2.100) 13.59 (.535) 14.10 (.555) 13.67 (.538) 8.15 (.321) -
7mm Remington Magnum 7.214 (.284) 63.50 (2.50) 13.51 (.532) 13.00 (.512) 12.47 (.491) 8.00 (.315) 83.56 (3.290)
7mm Dakota 7.214 (.284) 63.50 (2.500) 13.84 (.545) 13.84 (.545) 13.49 (.531) 8.00 (.315) -
.280 Remington
(7 mm Remington Express)
7.214 (.284) 64.52 (2.54) 12.01 (.473) 11.94 (.470) 11.20 (.441) 8.00 (.315) 84.58 (3.33)
7mm Weatherby Magnum 7.214 (.284) 2.55 in (65 mm) .530 in (13.5 mm) .511 in (13.0 mm) .490 in (12.4 mm) .312 in (7.9 mm) 3.25 in (83 mm)
7mm STW[2]
(Shooting Times Westerner)
7.214 (.284) 72.39 (2.850) 13.02 (.5126) 13.51 (.532) 12.36 (.4868) 8.00 (.315) 91.44 (3.60)
7mm RUM
(Remington Ultra Magnum)
7.214 (.284) 72.39 (2.85) 13.564 (.534) 13.97 (.550) 13.335 (.525) 8.179 (.322) 92.71 (3.650)
.276 Pedersen 7.218 (.284) 51.38 (2.023) 11.43 (.450) 11.43 (.450) 9.78 (.385) 7.95 (313) 72.39 (2.85)
7x57mm Mauser
  • 7 mm Mauser
  • Spanish Mauser
  • .275 Rigby
7.24 (.285) 57.00 (2.244) 12.01 (.473) 11.99 (.472) 10.92 (.430) 8.23 (.324) 77.72 (3.06)
7x64 Brenneke [3] 7.24 (.285) 64.00 (2.520) 11.95 (.470) 11.85 (.467) 10.80 (.425) 7.95 (.313) 84.00 (3.307)
Modern 7mm Rem Mag (375 Ruger case) 7.214 (.284) 65 (2.559) 13.51 (.532) 13.51 (.532) 13.1 (.516) 8.05 (.317) 85 (3.35)
.280 Ross [4] / .280 Rimless / .280 Nitro 7.29 (.287) 65.79 (2.59) 14.12 (.556) 13.56 (.534) 10.26 (.404) 8.05 (.317) 88.9 (3.50)

7.8 mm (.308 in) rifle cartridges (commonly known as .308, 30 caliber, 7.62 mm)[edit]

Name Bullet Length Rim Base Shoulder Neck OAL
7.35×51mm Carcano 7.57 (.298) 51.50 (2.028) 51.50 (2.028) 11.40 (0.449) 10.85 (0.427) 8.32 (0.328) 73.70 (2.902)
7.5 x 55 Schmidt Rubin 7.77 (.306) 55.499 (2.185) 12.598 (.496) 12.548 (.494) 11.481 (.452) 8.484 (.334) 77.47 (3.05)
.30 Carbine 7.798 (.307) 32.77 (1.290) 9.14 (.360) 8.99 (.354) N/A 8.41 (.331) 41.91 (1.65)
.30 Pedersen 7.82 (.308) 19.76 (.778) 8.48 (.334) 8.48 (.334) N/A 8.43 (.332) 30.38 (1.196)
300 AAC Blackout 7.82 (.308) 34.7 (1.368) N/A N/A N/A 8.5 (.334) 57 (2.26)
7.62x40 Wilson Tactical 7.82 (.308) 39.8 (1.565) 9.6 (.378) 9.6 (.377) - - -
7.62x51 mm NATO 7.82 (.308) 51.05 (2.01) 11.94 (.470) 11.84 (.466) 11.35 (.447) 8.58 (.338) 69.85 (2.75)
.308 Winchester 7.82 (.308) 51.18 (2.015) 11.94 (.470) 11.94 (.470) 11.53 (.454) 8.74 (.344) 69.85 (2.75)
.300 RSAUM 7.82 (.308) 51.181 (2.015) 13.564 (.534) 13.97 (.550) 13.564 (.534) 8.74 (.344) 51.69 (2.035)
7.5 x 54 mm MAS Mle.1929 [5] 7.82 (.308) 53.59 (2.11) 12.24 (.482) 12.19 (.480) 11.2 (.441) 8.64 (.340) 75.95 (2.99)
.30-40 Krag 7.82 (.308) 58.674 (2.31) 13.84 (.545) 11.608 (.457) 10.541 (.415) 8.585 (.338) 78.74 (3.10)
.300 Winchester Magnum 7.82 (.308) 66.55 (2.62) 13.51 (.532) 13.03 (.513) 12.42 (.489) 8.61 (.339) 84.84 (3.34)
.300 Weatherby Magnum [6] 7.82 (.308) 71.75 (2.825) 13.49 (.531) 13 (.512) 12.5 (.492) 8.53 *.336) 90.47 (3.562)
Modern 300 H&H (Full length 375 Ruger case) 7.82 (.308) 72.39 (2.850) 13.51 (.532) 13.51 (.532) 13.1 (.516) 8.6 (.338) 91.44 (3.600)
.300 RUM 7.82 (.308) 72.39 (2.850) 13.564 (.534) 13.97 (.550) 13.335 (.525) 8.74 (.344) 90.30 (3.555)
.30-378 Weatherby Magnum [7] 7.82 (.308) 73.99 (2.913) 14.71 (.579) 14.78 (.582) 14.25 (.561) 8.56 (.337) 93.73 (3.690)
.300 WSM
(Winchester Short Magnum)
7.823 (.308) 53.34 (2.100) 13.59 (.535) 14.10 (.555) 13.665 (.538) 8.74 (.344) 72.64 (2.860)
.30-06 Springfield 7.835 (.3085) 63.35 (2.494) 12.01 (.473) 11.94 (.470) 11.07 (.436) 8.628 (.3397) 84.84 (3.340)
.30-03 7.835 (.3085) 64.52 (2.54) 12.01 (.473) 11.94 (.470) 11.2 (.441) 8.64 (.340) 84.84 (3.340)
.30-30 Winchester 7.849 (.309) 51.79 (2.039) 12.85 (.506) 10.72 (.422) 10.18 (.401) 8.46 (.333) 64.77 (2.550)
7.62 x 45 mm M52 7.85 (.309) 44.9 (1.768) 11.18 (.440) 11.20 (.441) 10.46 (.412) 8.48 (.334) 60 (2.362)

7.8 mm (.310 in) and greater rifle cartridges[edit]

Name Bullet Length Rim Base Shoulder Neck OAL
7.62x54mmR 7.870 (.310) 53.72 (2.115) 14.48 (.570) 12.37 (0.487) 11.47 (.452) 8.50 (.335) 77.16 (3.038)
.300 Lapua Magnum 7.87 (.308) 69.73 (2.745) 14.93 (.588) 14.91 (.587) 13.82 (.544) 8.73 (.344) 94.50 (3.72)
7.62x39mm M43 7.899 (.311) 38.65 (1.522) 11.30 (.445) 11.25 (.443) 10.01 (.394) 8.636 (.340) 55.80 (2.197)
.303 British 7.925 (.312) 55.88 (2.2) 13.46 (.530) 11.61 (.457) 10.19 (.401) 8.53 (.336) 76.48 (3.011)
.32-20 Winchester
.32-20 WCF
7.937 (.3125) 33.401 (1.315) 10.287 (.405) 8.966 (.353) 8.687 (.342) 8.280 (.326) 40.386 (1.59)
7.65x53mm Argentine 7.950 (.313) 53.188 (2.094) 11.938 (.470) 11.887 (.468) 10.897 (.429) 8.585 (.338) 75.387 (2.968)
7.7x58mm Arisaka 7.950 (.313) 57.15 (2.25) 11.94 (.470) 11.89 (.468) 10.9 (.429) 8.59 (.338) 74.93 (2.95)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Barnes, Frank C., ed. Amber, John T., Cartridges Of The World (3rd Edition), (DBI, 1978), ISBN 0-695-80326-3
  2. ^ "7mm Shooting Times Westerner" data from Accurate Powder
  3. ^ Barnes, Frank C. (1997) [1965]. McPherson, M.L., ed. Cartridges of the World (8th Edition ed.). DBI Books. pp. 355, 374. ISBN 0-87349-178-5. 
  4. ^ Barnes, Frank C. (2006) [1965]. Skinner, Stan, ed. Cartridges of the World (11th Edition ed.). Iola, WI, USA: Gun Digest Books. pp. 384, 408. ISBN 0-89689-297-2. 
  5. ^ Barnes, Frank C. (2006) [1965]. Skinner, Stan, ed. Cartridges of the World (11th Edition ed.). Iola, WI, USA: Gun Digest Books. pp. 353, 375. ISBN 0-89689-297-2. 
  6. ^ .300 Weatherby Magnum at Accurate Powder
  7. ^ Cartridge Dimensions at Steve's Pages

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