The answer is most certainly "NO".
Due to the perpetual stupidity of British military small-arms people, they decided to adopt a different way of describing calibres than everyone else.
The "303 British" calibre is in fact a BIGGER calibre than the "308 Winchester" which is the proper family name of the 7.62NATO cartridge used in the British "SLR" which was a variant of the Belgian FN Fusil Automatique Legere.
Small dimensions make a huge difference in guns.
303 British bullets are of a nominal diameter 0.3125 inches.
7.62nato (and 308 Winchester) bullets should be 0.308"
The difference would cause greatly increased PRESSURE if a 303 bullet was fired in a SLR rifle.
Moreover, most "303 British" bullets weighed around 174 grains, whereas the SLR's 7.62 bullet was 144 grains. This extra weight would also increase pressures.
As the SLR was not a particularly strong action, damage to the gun and injury to the person shooting it could easily result from any attempt to shoot 303 bullets from a 7.62 rifle.Answer303 bullet means- the bullet fits the barrel of a rifle, diameter of that barrel being .303 inch. this has no relation with SLR rifle
as someone that has used enfield number 4 mk2, an L1A1 SLR and an L42A1 quite a lot I'd like to add my 2 penneth worth here..
the .303 is also a rimmed cartridge wheres the 7.62 is not, so if you did managed to get it to feed the bolt won't be able to fully close because of the thickness of the rim catching on the edge of the chamber, I guess the most likely result would be either the weapon wont fire or if the weapon does fire you would have a breach explosion possibly to the anoyance to anyone on your right,
incidently as a side note, a number of old .303 rifles were converted over to 7.62mm and used by the British army for a number of years, designated as L42A1's before being replaced by the L96, maybe this could be the cause for confusion
No. The L1A1 Self Loading rifle in in caliber 7.62 x51 mm (7.62 NATO) fires a rimless cartridge with a .308 bullet. The .303 Enfield cartridge is a different shape, has a rim, and fires a .311 bullet. If you compare the two cartridges, totally different in shape.
Both are equal in magnitude but in opposite direction
The force exerted on the bullet and the recoil force against the rifleman, are equal to each other (for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction). The bullet has a very small mass, and the rifle/rifleman possess a large mass, force is equal to one half mass times velocity squared, F=m/2*v^2. So velocity of the bullet is the square root of twice force divided by mass, small mass equals large velocity. Another way of looking at this problem is to invoke the law of the conservation of momentum: mass(bullet)*muzzle_velocity(bullet) = mass(rifle)*recoil_velocity(rifle). This is an approximation that neglects the momentum carried away the propellant (both spent and unburned) that exits the muzzle after the bullet.
Provided the ground way out in front of the rifle is at the same elevation as the ground under the gun's barrel, both bullets hit the ground at the same instant. (What I mean is . . . if the rifle fires into the side of a mountain, or off the edge of a cliff, then of course they don't hit the ground at the same time. The point is that both the dropped bullet and the fired bullet fall the same vertical distance in the same amount of time, regardless of the big difference in their horizontal speeds.)
They both fire the 50 BMG
the bigger the animal the bigger the caliber of rifle and the heavier the bullet i.e deer 150 grain bullet 243 caliber and up moose 30-06 180 grain and up for both
Both objects accelerate, however due to Newton's 2nd law the acceleration of the rifle is less due to it's higher mass. Newton's second law F = ma In your question the force (F) would be the same on both objects, but the mass (m) would be different and give a different answer for acceleration (a). This difference can be seen by looking at the effect of being on opposite sides of the rifle (ie kickback vs bullet hole)
If you were to drop a bullet at the same moment the rifle bullet is fired, both ought to strike the ground simultaneously. The reason is because the downward force of gravity acts the same on each, whereas a bullet fired towards the ground would enjoy an initial velocity boost, and one fired above the horizontal would begin with a negative velocity.
There is no difference, they both do the same thing. Using the analogy of a gun (firearm) for example: a handgun, which is easily concealed upon a person, shoots a bullet; a grenade is equally concealable. An aerial bomb and a rifle (which shoots a bullet) are not easily concealable upon a person. The handgun is to grenade, as the rifle is to (an aerial) bomb.
They will arrive at the floor together (assuming the floor is horizontal). The reason is that both the initial vertical component of the speed, and the vertical acceleration, are the same.
Because a self loading rifle relies on the power of the explosion expelling the bullet to push back the bolt and load another bullet. With a pump action air rifle there is not enough power to both shoot the pellet and push back the bolt, therefore it uses all the pressure to expell the pellet.
no! The 44special cartridge is based on a bullet of .429-430 in diameter.The 44-40 cartridge is based on a bullet diameter of .427.The chamber dimensions are entirely different for both cartridges also.
When firing a high powered rifle or a shotgun there can be a very powerful recoil. If the rifle is not held tight to the body it can slam into the body, both giving a good bruise and lowering the accuracy of the shot.
Let's begin by defining some terms. The BULLET is the projectile that is fired from a rifle. It is part of the cartridge- along with the cartridge case, powder and primer. When a CARTRIDGE is fired, the firing pin strikes and pinches the rim, causing the primer (a sensitive explosive) to detonate. This produces a flash of heat that ignites the gunpowder. The rapidly burning gunpowder produces hot, expanding gasses. Those gasses push against the base of the lead bullet, and very rapidly accelerate the bullet to about 1400 feet per second. As the bullet is forced into the barrel, it is squeezed into the rifling (spiral grooves cut inside the barrel). That rifling causes the bullet to spin very rapidly, improving the accuracy. The bullet gains heat both from the hot gasses, and from friction with the barrel of the rifle. Just as the bullet is pushed forward, the rifle will also be pushed backwards by an equal force. Known as recoil, or "kick", it demonstrates the physical law of every action having an equal and opposite reaction.
Both the British and Americans used 'Bayonets'. A bayonet is a rifle with a steel knife on the end of it.
The Arisaka Type 38 Rifle and the Arisaka Type 44 Rifle both used a 6.5 mm bullet whereas the Arisaka Type 99 Rifle used a 7.7 cartridge . The Nambu Type 14 Handgun used an 8 mm cartridge .
This question is a bit vague to be answered. What purpose do you want it for is the big question here. A Ruger 10/22 and a Mosin Nagant could both be had for under $500 (actually, you could have both for under $500), but each rifle serves a very different purpose.
assuming you are talking calibers and not models the difference between a .270 caliber and a .280 caliber rifle is .1 inches in combustion chamber diameter.both cartridges are based on the 30-06 goverment case.The .270 winchester is necked down and accepts a bullet of .277in.diameter.The 280 remington cartridge is also necked down from the 30-06 goverment case and fires a bullet diameter of .284in. The basic differencebetween both cartridges amounts to the bullet diameter difference of .007in.In other words both cartridges are essentially the same.
Momentum is the product of velocity and mass.
The bullet enters the target, followed by a shockwave. Both do damage to the target.
ALL items- large or small- fall at the same speed when affected by gravity. A large bullet and a small bullet, both fired parallel to the ground, will hit at the same time if fired at the same time from the same distance above ground. The FASTER will hit further away, but at the same time.
The bullet fired from a gun has greater horizontal acceleration. For vertical acceleration, they are both the same.
Originally in 1903, the rifle was chambered for the 1903 cartridge in .30 caliber (30-'03 Caliber). The Army was not pleased with it, and after refinement the US Army re-tested the rifle & ammo, finally adopting them both in 1906 as; the model 1903 Springfield rifle and 30-'06 cartridge (.30 caliber bullet adopted by the US Army in 1906).
There is only one rifle described in the question and it travels 0 m. nice try. The whole question is shown below: An observer stands 26 m behind a marksman practicing at a rifle range. The marksman fires the rifle horizontally, the speed of the bullets is 790 m/s, and the air temperature is 20°C. How far does each bullet travel before the observer hears the report of the rifle? Assume that the bullets encounter no obstacles during this interval, and ignore both air resistance and the vertical component of the bullets' motion.
This question could fit both Charles Robert Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace in an answer as they both were British naturalists and both developed a theory of evolution by natural selection.
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