How many yards is a 30 odd 6?
30-06 was initially introduced. The Army Field Manual from 1942 makes the claim that the maximum range of a . 30-06 is 3500 yards, that’s just about two miles, but the effective range is much shorter just 503 yards.
How long can a 30-06 shoot?
30/06 was certified for an extreme reach of 4.75 miles, an effective firing range of 1,000 yards. A flip up rear leaf sight was graduated for ranges out to 2,850 yards. Point-blank range for a standing, man-sized target was 500 yards. Whether the military rifles were accurate enough to take advantage of this is moot.
At what distance is a 30-06 accurate?
Exploring 30-06 Energy
|Muzzle Velocity (fps)||260 ft lbs Range (yds)|
|Average 30-06 125gr SP||3140||922|
|Average 30-06 150gr SP||2913||1188|
|Average 30-06 180gr SP||2700||1542|
How many mm is 30-06?
30-06 Springfield (7.62x63mm) has a . 30 caliber (7.62mm) bore diameter.
How much does a 30-06 drop at 300 yards?
30-06 Springfield~ 165 Grain ~ Trajectory Chart
|Range (Yards)||Velocity (Ft/Sec)||Bullet Path (inches)|
What is the difference between a 3030 and 30-06?
The 30-06 is a cavernous case that can hold 68 gr of propellant, while the 30-30 has about 30% less case capacity at 45 gr. This means that the 30-06 will be able to fire heavier bullets at a higher muzzle velocity than the 30-30.
Is a 30-06 Overkill a deer?
30-06 is probably better and more versatile than it ever was. With a good 150-grain bullet it shoots flat enough for just about any deer hunting you can think of and is just fine for the largest whitetail and mule deer. With a 180-grain bullet it’s awesome for elk, black bear, and moose.
How big is a 30-06 bullet?
|Bullet diameter||.308 in (7.8 mm)|
|Land diameter||.300 in (7.6 mm)|
|Neck diameter||.340 in (8.6 mm)|
|Shoulder diameter||.441 in (11.2 mm)|
What bullet is bigger 30-30 or 30-06?
Cartridge Specs The first major difference you’ll notice is the case length as the 30-06 dwarfs the 30-30 by over 0.4”. This drastic difference means that the action type for each cartridge will be different. As the 30-30 is a shorter case, it will fit into a short action rifle.
Why is it called a 30-06?
The “.30” refers to the caliber of the bullet in inches. The “06” refers to the year the cartridge was adopted, 1906.
What does 30 thirty mean on a bullet?
Thirty refers to the projectile’s size, which in this case is .30 caliber (the bullet measures .308 inch). The aught references an Old English word that means zero, while the six is associated with the year 1906 when the cartridge was adopted by the United States military.
How far does a 30-06 bullet fall?
Over the distance to 1000 yards, the .30-06 round will fall to a total of around 350 inches (30 feet) The .30-06 Springfield Effective Range As definitions go, the term ‘effective range’ has different meanings to different people. If the weather is superb and you can count for 350 inches of bullet drop, then it’s pretty effective up to 1000 yards.
What is the difference between a 30 and a 6mm cartridge?
The “30” refers to the caliber of the bullet in inches. The “06” refers to the year the cartridge was adopted, 1906. It replaced the 30-03, 6mm Lee Navy, and 30-40 Krag cartridges.
What if my bullet does not have a length listed here?
If you have a bullet that does not have a length listed here, please measure the length (measure a few and average) and send me the length so that I can update the database. You can contact me here . I will use manufacturer’s data over user submitted data unless the manufacturer’s data is obviously wrong.