.20 VarTarg

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.20 VarTarg
Place of originUnited States
Production history
DesignerTodd Kindler
Parent case.221 Remington Fireball
Bullet diameter.204 in (5.2 mm)
Neck diameter.233 in (5.9 mm)
Shoulder diameter.361 in (9.2 mm)
Base diameter.376 in (9.6 mm)
Rim diameter.378 in (9.6 mm)
Rim thickness.045 in (1.1 mm)
Case length1.395 in (35.4 mm)
Overall length1.855 in (47.1 mm)
Primer typeSmall rifle
Ballistic performance
Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy
32 gr (2 g) Sierra 3,973 ft/s (1,211 m/s) 1,122 ft⋅lbf (1,521 J)
40 gr (3 g) V-Max 3,392 ft/s (1,034 m/s) 1,022 ft⋅lbf (1,386 J)
Source(s): Accurate Powders [1]

The .20 VarTarg is a wildcat centerfire rifle cartridge, based on the .221 Remington Fireball case, necked down to fire a 5.2 millimetres (0.204 in) bullet.

The name VarTarg is a portmanteau of varmint and target.

There is also a .20 VarTarg Turbo based on the .222 Remington

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  1. ^ "20 Vartarg vs Accurate only 2.xls" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-05-16. Retrieved 2018-12-03.