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Magnum 357
01-08-2012, 13:24
Could somebody tell me for SURE if I can fire 7.62 NATO in a .308 rifle?
I know about the pressure difference, but is the size difference enough so you cannot use it?

Zombie Steve
01-08-2012, 14:31
7.62 x 51 NATO works fine in a .308.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=7.62+vs.+.308


:supergrin:


http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2007/09/03/308-winchester-vs-762x51-nato/

RichardB
01-08-2012, 16:28
FYI: SAAMI list of unsafe combinations

http://www.saami.org/specifications_and_information/publications/download/SAAMI_ITEM_211-Unsafe_Arms_and_Ammunition_Combinations.pdf

phonejack
01-10-2012, 05:10
Of course, and vice-versa.

Zombie Steve
01-10-2012, 09:34
Of course, and vice-versa.

Not necessarily the case. Please read the second link I posted.

50,000 (7.62) vs. 62,000 (.308) psi pressure max.

rwrjr
01-10-2012, 11:40
Of course, and vice-versa.

This is wrong. I try to remember that it's just the opposite of the .223/5.56 question.