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Comparing .303 British Ammunition

by Timothy P. Banse

The venerable .303 British cartridge lives on in spite of military surplus ammo having nearly dried up. Here's what's available in commercial ammo, detailed by bullet weight, type and velocity.

Manufacturer Bullet type Bullet weight (grains) Muzzle Velocity (fps) Muzzle Energy (ft.lbs.) Case type Primer type
Federal Soft Point 150 2690 2410 Brass Boxer
Sellier & Bellot Soft Point 150 2654 2347 Brass Boxer
Hornady Soft Point 150 2685 2401 Brass Boxer
Wolf Soft Point 150 2690 2410 Brass Boxer
Wolf FMJ 174 2461 2340 Brass Boxer
Remington FMJ 174 2475 2366 Brass Boxer
Hornady FMJ 174 2430 2281 Brass Boxer
Military MK VII FMJ 174 2440 Brass Berdan
Prvi Partizan FMJ 174 2460 2435 Brass Boxer
Remington Soft Point 180 2460 2618 Brass Boxer
Sellier & Bellot FMJ 180 2438 2382 Brass Boxer
Prvi Partizan Soft Point 180 2460 2426 Brass Boxer
Winchester Power Point 180 2460 2418 Brass Boxer
Federal Soft Point 180 2460 2418 Brass Boxer

Remington .303 british core-lokt ammunition

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