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8x57 JR (JRS)

8 x 57 JR (JRS)

German hunting charge from the end of the 19th. century (1910) with the diameter of the projectile of 8.09 mm (8,22 mm). The bullet of 12.7 g has a muzzle velocity of 705 (730) m/sec. Data in parentheses are for the charge of JRS. Pictured is the charge of JR, made by H. Utendoerffer, Nuremberg, Germany. Charge with a larger diameter bullet can't be fired from a gun with a smaller bore = JS without serious danger to the shooter and the weapon. On the right is "daddy", military bullet 8x57 JS (7,92 x 57). Photo by author.

Source: J. Hýkel, In. Malimánek "Bullets in small arms" Our troops, Prague 1998. Andersen, In. Andresen, T. Stromstad "Cartridge Cases" load your own, Norway, 1995..
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