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Rifle Calibers, Bullet Diameters, Cartridges And Ballistics:
 The below ballistics table will give true caliber of bullet and bullet diameter, measured in american standard and metric for popular centerfire rifle cartridges. Rifle cartridge bullet weight measured in grains, velocity measured in feet per second and energy measured in foot pounds for the more popular and new introduced rifle cartridges, factory ammunition ballistics.

.17" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .172" or 4.3mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
17 Hornet20.1853,6505920- 5.2"
17 Remington Fireball20.1854,0007100- 3.9"
17 Remington25.1854,2508020- 3.2"
All Calibers
.20" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .204" or 5.18mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
204 Ruger 32 .210 4,225 1,268 0 - 3.0"
All Calibers
.22" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .222" - .224" or 5.6mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
218 Bee46.1302,7607780- 14.9"
22 Hornet46.1302,6907390- 15.9"
221 Remington Fireball50.2382,9959950- 8.0"
222 Remington50.242 3,1401,0940- 6.9"
5.56x45mm NATO55.2703,1301,1960- 6.7"
223 Remington50.242 3,4101,2910- 5.5"
225 Winchester55.2083,5701,5560- 5.2"
224 Weatherby Magnum55.2353,6501,6270- 4.5"
22-250 Remington50.242 3,8001,6030- 3.9"
220 Swift50.200 3,8701,6630- 4.1"
223 WSSM55.233 3,8501,8100- 3.8"
All Calibers
.24" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .243" or 6.1mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
243 Winchester95.411 3,1002,0270- 5.9"
243 WSSM95.411 3,1502,0930- 5.7"
6mm Remington100.356 3,1002,1330- 6.2"
240 Weatherby Magnum100.381 3,4062,5760- 4.6"
All Calibers
.25" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .257" or 6.5mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
250 Savage120.344 2,7201,9710- 8.9"
257 Roberts120.344 2,7802,0590- 8.4"
25-06 Remington120.344 2,9902,3820- 6.9"
25 WSSM120.344 2,9902,3820- 6.9"
257 Weatherby Magnum120.391 3,3052,9100- 5.0"
All Calibers
.26" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .263" - .264" or 6.7mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
6.5x55mm Mauser140.435 2,5502,0210- 9.9"
260 Remington140.435 2,7502,3510- 8.1"
6.5mm Remington Magnum120.3233,2102,7450- 5.8"
264 Winchester Magnum140.3843,0302,8540- 6.5"
All Calibers
.27" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .277" or 7.0mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
6.8 Remington SPC120.4002,4601,6120- 11.1"
270 Winchester140.4722,9502,7050- 6.6"
270 Winchester Short Magnum140.4723,2003,1840- 5.2"
270 Weatherby Magnum140.4963,3203,4270- 4.6"
All Calibers
.28" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .284" or 7.2mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
7x57mm Mauser140.3902,6602,1990- 9.1"
7mm-08 Remington140.3902,8602,5430- 7.5"
280 Remington140.3903,0002,7980- 6.6"
7mm Remington SAUM140.4093,1753,1340- 5.6"
7mm Remington Magnum140.4093,1753,1340- 5.6"
7mm Winchester Short Magnum140.4603,2253,2330- 5.2"
7mm Weatherby Magnum140.4773,2503,2840- 5.0"
7mm Remington Ultra Magnum140.4093,4253,6460- 4.4"
All Calibers
.30" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .308" or 7.8mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
30 Carbine110.1782,0009770- 25.9"
300 Whisper110.2902,3751,3770- 13.4"
7.62x39mm Russian123.2952,3501,5080- 13.7"
30 Remington AR125.2672,8802,3020- 8.4"
7.62x51mm NATO147.4152,8002,5590- 7.8"
30-30 Winchester150.1932,3901,9020- 16.1"
300 Savage150.3142,6302,3040- 10.1"
308 Marlin Express150.1932,7252,4730- 11.5"
308 Winchester150.3142,8202,6490- 8.4"
30-06 Springfield150.3142,9102,8200- 7.7"
30 Thompson Center150.4152,9202,8400- 7.0"
300 Remington SAUM150.3463,1103,2210- 6.2"
300 Ruger Compact Magnum150.4103,2653,5500- 5.1"
300 Winchester Magnum150.2943,2903,6050- 5.6"
300 Winchester Short Magnum150.2943,3203,6710- 5.4"
300 Remington Ultra Magnum150.4353,4503,9640- 4.3"
300 Weatherby Magnum150.3873,5404,1740- 4.1"
7.62x54mm Russian174.4702,8003,0290- 7.6"
30-40 Krag180.3942,4302,3600- 11.5"
307 Winchester180.2532,5102,5180- 12.4"
300 Holland & Holland Magnum180.4802,9003,3610- 6.9"
30-378 Weatherby Magnum180.5073,4204,6760- 4.2"
All Calibers
.31" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .312" or 7.9mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
303 British180.3692,4602,4180- 11.4"
All Calibers
.32" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .321" - .323" or 8.1mm - 8.2mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
32 Winchester Special170.2052,2501,9110- 18.0"
8x57mm Mauser170.2052,3602,1020- 16.0"
8mm Remington Magnum200.3322,9003,7340- 7.6"
325 Winchester Short Magnum180.4393,0603,7430- 6.1"
All Calibers
.33" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .338" or 8.5mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
338 Marlin Express200.4552,5652,9220- 9.7"
338 Winchester Magnum200.4142,9503,8640- 6.8"
338 Ruger Compact Magnum200.4552,9503,8640- 6.6"
338 Remington Ultra Magnum250.4312,8604,5400- 7.4"
340 Weatherby Magnum250.4732,9414,8010- 6.7"
338 Lapua250.6752,9604,8630- 6.1"
338-378 Weatherby Magnum250.4733,0605,1970- 6.0"
All Calibers
.35" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .357" - .358" or 9.0mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
357 Magnum140.1691,8501,0640- 31.7"
35 Remington200.1922,0801,9210- 22.6"
35 Whelen200.2942,6753,1770- 9.9"
350 Remington Magnum200.2932,7753,4190- 9.0"
All Calibers
.37" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .375" or 9.5mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
375 Holland & Holland Magnum300.3502,5224,2380- 10.8"
375 Ruger300.2752,6604,7130- 10.3"
375 Remington Ultra Magnum300.3502,7605,0730- 8.6"
375 Weatherby Magnum300.3982,8005,2240- 7.9"
378 Weatherby Magnum300.2752,9255,6940- 8.0"
All Calibers
.41" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .416" or 10.5mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
416 Rigby400.3902,3704,9880- 12.3"
416 Ruger400.3192,4005,1150- 12.7"
416 Remington Magnum400.3672,4005,1150- 12.1"
416 Weatherby Magnum400.3112,7006,4740- 9.4"
All Calibers
.43" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .430" or 10.9mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
44 Remington Magnum225.1451,8701,7470- 34.2"
444 Marlin265.2252,3253,1800- 15.8"
All Calibers
.45" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .457" or 11.6mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
45-70 Government325.2302,0503,0320- 21.2"
450 Bushmaster250.2102,2002,6860- 18.8"
450 Marlin325.2302,2253,5720- 17.5"
458 Winchester Magnum500.2952,1405,0840- 17.2"
458 Lott500.2952,3005,8720- 14.5"
460 Weatherby Magnum500.2952,6007,5040- 10.6"
All Calibers
.51" Caliber: Actual Bullet Diameter .510" or 12.954mm:
Centerfire
Rifle
Cartridge
Bullet
Weight
Grains
Bullet
Ballistic
Coefficient
Muzzle
Velocity
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Bullet
Drop
250 Yds.
50 Browning Machine Gun7501.0502,82013,2410- 6.6"
All Calibers




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Rifle Cartridges:
17 Remington
204 Ruger
22 Hornet
222 Remington
223 Remington
22-250 Remington
220 Swift
223 WSSM
243 Winchester
6mm Remington
243 WSSM
240 Wby. Mag.
250 Savage
257 Roberts
25 WSSM
25-06 Remington
257 Wby. Mag.
6.5 x 55mm Mauser
260 Remington
6.5mm Rem. Mag.
264 Win. Mag.
6.8mm Remington
270 Winchester
270 WSM
270 Wby. Mag.
280 Remington
7mm Rem. Mag.
7mm WSM
30-30 Winchester
308 Winchester
30-06 Springfield
300 Win. Mag.
300 WSM
300 Wby. Mag.
325 WSM
340 Wby. Mag.
357 Magnum
44 Magnum
45-70 Government