.14-222

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.14-222
TypeRifle
Place of originUnited States
Production history
DesignerHelmut W. Sakschek
Designed1985
Specifications
Parent case.222 Remington
Case typeRimless, bottleneck
Bullet diameter.14 in (3.6 mm)
Ballistic performance
Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy
11.4 gr (1 g) HP 4,200 ft/s (1,300 m/s) 461 ft⋅lbf (625 J)

The .14-222 is a wildcat cartridge that was created in 1985 by Helmut W. Sakschek. It uses a .222 Remington case necked down to accept a .14 caliber bullet.

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  • Lermayer, Ralph M. (July 2005). "The Mighty Midgets". Buckmasters GunHunter Magazine. Archived from the original on 2008-02-10. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  • "14-222". The Reload Bench. Archived from the original on 13 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-01.[self-published source]