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What is the difference between 7.62 NATO and .308 Winchester?

Asked by B. Wright, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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E. Dixon

E. Dixon

Answered Aug 16, 2019

The cartridge dimensions of the two may seem similar to each other, but you should remember that there are still other differences that are worth knowing. The brass of the 7.62 is known to be thicker, and this is normally used for more commercial purposes. The .308 is known to be highly similar to the 7.62. This explains why they can be used interchangeably. One of the differences to consider is the amount of pressure that each ammo will have. The .308 is known to have higher pressu...Read More
 

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