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7.62x39 VS 308

7.62×39 VS 308 Winchester

7.62×39 and .308 are both cartridge superstars. These rounds have big reputations and also big differences. This article analyzes each round’s strengths and weaknesses and examines the ballistics of how 7.62×39 VS 308 Winchester match-up. The 7.62×39 is a smaller cased .30 caliber – also known as an intermediate round. Most notably, this round finds its […]

Mikhail Kalashnikov

Mikhail Kalashnikov: Historic Profile

If someone asked you to name the deadliest weapon of the 20th century, you, like many others, would probably mention the nuclear bomb. After all, it reportedly killed up to 200,000 people. Dedonating when the United States dropped one of these on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Essentially bringing an end […]

Best AK-47 Ammo: 7.62×39 Steel VS Brass

In terms of shear mass, in straight numbers, the 7.62x39mm is far and away the preeminent battle rifle caliber in the world. With over 100 million AK-47 and its clones having been produced it’s not hard to see why. That’s not a misprint, and it does not include the VZ-58, SKS, or the slew of […]