303 BRITISH AMMO FOR SALE IN STOCK AND READY TO SHIP
The 303 British ammo for sale, also known as the .303, was primarily designed for military use during the Boar war and has recently been adopted by civilians for medium-sized hunting games. This ammunition was developed as a black powder cartridge and first used in 1888 by the British military forces, with the Lee-Enfield being the first rifle to have used the round. Over the years, The 303 British ammunition load has developed from a black powder round to a Cordite smokeless powder cartridge.
WHAT IS THE 303 BRITISH AMMO?
The .303 was one of the most controversial and criticized rounds at its design time (1905). This load had a conic shape and was rimmed, one of the worst configurations for a military round in history, and coupled with that, its terminal performance was far close to other rounds of its league. Despite the properties for which this round was criticized, it remained a long-term used cartridge by the military not for its performance but for its convenience. The 303 has become one of the most popular rounds for all hunting involving wild animals. Even though it has been classified as one of the top rounds which have killed wild animals in history, it also has gained the reputation of haven cost a significant number of tragic hunting accidents.
WHY THE 303 BRITISH
The 303 British ammunition is a versatile cartridge used in several rifles and for different situations. This firearm cartridge’s cheap nature makes it easy to find in the armor market.
This cartridge is a rimmed, bottleneck round with a bullet diameter of 0.312 inches, a land diameter of 0.012 inches, and a case capacity of 3.64 cm3. This load’s case length and overall length are 2.222 inches and 3.075 inches, respectively. Its Neck, shoulder, base, and rim diameter are; 0.340, 0.401, 0.460, and 0.540 inches. This load has a rim thickness of 0.064 inches, a rifling twist of 1-10 inches, and a max pressure of 52,939 psi for C.I.P and 49,000 psi for SAAMI.
303 BRITISH BULLET TYPES
This ammunitions exists in several grains and a wide range of designs. A few loads types of the 303 are; Federal Premium Power-Shok 303 British Ammo 150 Grain, Remington Core-Lokt 303 British Ammo 180 Grain, Remington UMC Rifle 303 British Ammo 174 Grain, Federal Premium Power-Shok 303 British Ammo 180 Grain, and the Winchester Super-X Rifle 303 British Ammo 180 Grain.
Using a 125-grain bullet weight of this round can bring down rapidly small to medium games thanks to its produced muzzle velocity of 2900 – 3000 ft/s. When using light weigh bullets of the .303 British ammo, it cannot take down a target easily beyond 200 yards because of its reduced velocity in flight.
When used in an SMLE firearm, a 150-grain bullet has a fast-killing effect on the target. When used in this firearm, it produces a muzzle velocity of 2,600 ft/s to kill a lean-bodied deer.
This cartridge’s 174 to 180-grain weight bullet is a bet for a game more significant than 90kg.
WHAT RIFLES ARE BEST FOR 303 BRITISH
Since this cartridge was designed for military use, few rifles, including the Lee-Enfiled Rifle, were manufactured for it. However, due to the popularity, it has gained amongst users in recent years, some rifles have been converted to take this load.
WHAT TO EXPECT T FROM A 303 BRITISH AMMO
The 303 British ammo is suitable for several situations, from defense to hunting.
This rifle cartridge has become a popular choice amongst hunters for medium to big game hunting of animals like moose, elk, bear, deer, and geese. Thanks to the power in the cartridge, you can also easily take down medium size wild pigs.
This cartridge is also a good beat for military use due to its pressure and bullet size, which is different from the 308 Winchester.
If you have an old rifle like those used in world war 1 or 2, be sure to get this load because it works excellently well in such firearms, but if you have a modern bolt-action firearm converted
to use this load, you can also get yourself bulk 500 rounds.
WHERE TO BUY THE 303 BRITISH AMMO
You can buy this ammo in most sporting shops and online wholesale or retail shops like ours. We offer you top-quality 303 British ammo in stock and more from renowned ammo manufacturers at competitive prices. Place your order now!
If you love shooting vintage fir arms, the 303 British ammunition is your best. This cartridge has several advantages being readily available, cheap, and versatile in use by several rifles.
This is an excellent round for your upcoming big game hunt. Get your 303 British ammo for sale in our store and have a blast experiencing old-day shooting.