8mm Gasser

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8mm Gasser
8mm Gasser.png
Type Revolver
Place of origin  Austria-Hungary
Service history
Used by Austria-Hungary
Kingdom of Italy
Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Production history
Designed 1898
Case type Rimmed, straight
Bullet diameter 8.11 mm (0.319 in)
Neck diameter 8.56 mm (0.337 in)
Base diameter 8.60 mm (0.339 in)
Rim diameter 9.68 mm (0.381 in)
Case length 27.00 mm (1.063 in)
Overall length 36.00 mm (1.417 in)
Filling smokeless powder
Filling weight 0.35 g (5.4 gr)
Ballistic performance
Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy
125.8 gr (8 g) FMJ 240 m/s (790 ft/s) 235 J (173 ft·lbf)
126.1 gr (8 g) FMJ 250 m/s (820 ft/s) 255 J (188 ft·lbf)
Source(s): 2. Fiocchi

The 8mm Gasser is a rimmed cartridge used in the Rast-Gasser M1898 revolver and a small number of converted Mauser C96 pistols. Its bullet is cylindro-ogival and is of the jacketed type.

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