303 British Ammo

.303 British ammunition (also known as 7.7x56mmR) was the Commonwealth counterpart to the .30-06 Springfield before both were replaced by the 7.62 NATO cartridge in military use. Notable guns chambered for this caliber include the Lee-Enfield series of rifles as well as the Vickers and Bren machine guns. Due to its excellent accuracy potential, many hunters still use the ".303 Brit" with soft point loads.

A typical .303 British load fires a 150-180 grain soft point bullet at a muzzle velocity of around 2,500-2,770 feet per second. Most major manufacturers still produce ammunition in this caliber for hunting deer and other midsize game.

The .303 makes an excellent range load as well, with affordable FMJ ammunition available from Sellier & Bellot, Prvi Partizan, and Remington UMC, among others. You'll find a good in-stock assortment for sale here at Widener's so take a look below.

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  1. Prvi Partizan 303 Brit BLANK - 15 Rounds

    $9.65

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    Manufacturer Prvi Partizan
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight Not Applicable
    Bullet Type Blanks
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 15
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU PPB303B
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic No
    UPC Barcode R07102016479
    Cost Per Round 64.3¢ per round

    This .303 British blank ammo from Prvi Partizan is a great choice for reenactments, tests, demonstrations, and other situations where the effect, but not the actual projectile, of firing a weapon is desired. They're a great way to bring Enfield rifles to life! These blanks come in boxes of 15.

    While this ammo does not fire a bullet, the crimp at the top does contain some wadding material that, combined with the burning powder ignited by the primer, can cause death or injury at very close range. Treat rifles loaded with these blanks carefully and keep them pointed in a safe direction as you would any other firearm!

    Prvi Partizan is a Serbian company that was founded in the city of Uzice in the 1920s. Today, PPU is an international brand often favored by American shooters due to its low cost. However, PPU ammo isn't "cheap": it uses components that are up to Western standards including non-corrosive Boxer primers and reloadable brass cases.

  2. Sellier & Bellot 303 British 180 Grain FMJ - 20 Rounds

    $17.80

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    Manufacturer Sellier & Bellot
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 180 Grain
    Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ)
    Use Type plinking at the range
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 20
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU SB303A
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic No
    UPC Barcode 754908510351
    Cost Per Round 89.0¢ per round

    Try this ammunition from Sellier & Bellot with your Enfield or other .303 British rifle and enjoy accurate performance at the range at a reasonable price.

    These cartridges use a relatively heavy bullet and make a good stand-in for more expensive hunting loads designed for large game. Each round fires a 180 grain full metal jacket projectile at a muzzle velocity of 2,438 feet per second.

    S&B ammo is loaded in the Czech Republic using non-corrosive Boxer primers and brass cases. The company is part of CBC, which also owns the MEN and Magtech brands.

  3. Sellier & Bellot 303 British 180 Grain SP – 20 Rounds

    $18.85

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    Manufacturer Sellier & Bellot
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 180 Grain
    Bullet Type Soft-Point (SP)
    Use Type hunting whitetail deer
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 20
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU SB303C
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic No
    UPC Barcode 754908511709
    Cost Per Round 94.3¢ per round

    Hunters will appreciate the strong penetration and long-range accuracy of this .303 British ammunition from Sellier & Bellot. These cartridges come in boxes of 20 and fire a soft point bullet designed to expand without excessive fragmentation.

    Each round fires a 180 grain projectile at 2,382 feet per second. The heavy bullet makes this ammo particularly effective against tougher or larger animals.

    Sellier & Bellot ammo is made in the Czech Republic and uses non-corrosive primers and reloadable brass cases. S&B is one of the oldest ammo brands in the world and currently operates as part of CBC, the same company that makes Magtech and MEN ammunition.

  4. Sellier & Bellot 303 British 150 Grain SP – 20 Rounds

    $19.50

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    Manufacturer Sellier & Bellot
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 150 Grain
    Bullet Type Soft-Point (SP)
    Use Type hunting whitetail deer
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 20
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU SB303B
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic Yes
    UPC Barcode 754908510368
    Cost Per Round 97.5¢ per round

    303 British ammo complete with Brass cases and a Soft-Point (SP) projectile. Manufactured by Sellier & Bellot to the highest of standards with a Boxer primer and 150 Grain bullet, the quality components come together and add up to a round that's great for hunting whitetail deer. You'll get 20 rounds shipped fast when you order this today.

  5. Federal Power-Shok 303 British 150 Grain SP – 20 Rounds

    $32.00

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    Manufacturer Federal
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 150 Grain
    Bullet Type Jacketed Soft-Point (JSP)
    Use Type hunting boar, hunting whitetail deer
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 20
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU 303B
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic No
    UPC Barcode 029465085940
    Cost Per Round $1.60 per round

    Federal's Power-Shok line helps bring American engineering to old British favorite that spells hell for any medium-size game animal that enters your sight picture. Each .303 British round is built ignited by a clean-burning Boxer primer which is inserted into the base of a brass casing with an accompaniment of water-blocking sealant that helps guarantee reliable function after being humped around in swampy environments. The brass casing is reloadable and can be processed at a home reloading bench for custom loads after being fired. Federal Premium has experience with these components dating back to 1928, allowing them to offer this effective ammunition at an affordable price.

    Each round is topped with a 150-grain soft point which is light for the .303 caliber and offers flat-shooting performance with no lack in terminal energy. As the bullet enters a target its soft exposed nose will be smashed, causing massive expansion which tears up internal organs, making the most efficient use of its kinetic energy. A toothed cannelure at the bullet's midsection culls this expansion just enough to ensure proper penetration by mitigating jacket separation. This same feature keeps the bullet properly aligned in its crimp for an accurate zero that you can trust.

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