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8x68 S

8 x 68 S

The powerful German hunting charge from the year 1939. one of the strongest in caliber 8 mm. Shot 14.5 g has a muzzle velocity of 870 m/sec, for shot 7 g states of 1080 m/sec. The hub pictured was made by a company Rheinisch Westfalischen Sprengstoff And.G. Nuremberg, where he was even constructed. To the right is the bullet 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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