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. Wolf Military Classic 303 British 174 Grain FMJ – 280 Rounds

    $109.85

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    Manufacturer Wolf
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 174 Grain
    Array Full Metal Jacket (FMJ)
    Use Type plinking at the range
    Casing Type Steel
    Quantity 280
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU MC303
    Primer Type Berdan
    Magnetic Yes
    UPC Barcode 645611451386

    If you shoot a lot of .303 British at the range, grab this 280 round case of FMJ ammunition from Wolf. These cartridges deliver cost-effective performance for target use thanks to their economical steel cases.

    Each cartridge fires a heavy 174 grain full metal jacket bullet. In rifles like the Lee-Enfield, this ammo delivers reliable performance and good accuracy.

    These cartridges are made in Russia using non-corrosive Berdan primers and non-reloadable steel cases; the cases are polymer-coated for optimal cycling.

  2. Wolf Military Classic 303 British 174 Grain FMJ – 20 Rounds

    $10.85

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    Manufacturer Wolf
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 174 grain
    Array Full Metal Jacket (FMJ)
    Use Type plinking at the range
    Casing Type Steel
    Quantity 20
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU MC303
    Primer Type Berdan
    Magnetic Yes
    UPC Barcode 645611451379
    Cost Per Round 54.3¢ per round

    Shooting your .303 British rifles doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Use this Wolf ammunition at the range and save big!

    Each cartridge in this box of 20 fires a 174 grain full metal jacket bullet. The cases are made of polymer-coated steel and use non-corrosive Berdan primers.

    This ammo is made in Russia; due to its steel components, it has magnetic properties and may not be suitable for some shooting ranges.

    Customer Reviews

    I have some and it shoots pretty damn well...although mine is Wolf LVE with copper coated bimetal cases...???? G

    It is a bunch a fun for this kinda $$$$...I have a No 1 Mk III and a No 4/2* as well and a No.5*....and a proud owner of a No 4/2* LEO Shamrock..not military..last ones made in 55 for Law enforcement. !!!

    Review by AMG (Posted on 12/19/16)

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

    $17.80

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    Manufacturer Sellier & Bellot
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 180 Grain
    Array 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
    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.

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

    $18.85

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    Manufacturer Sellier & Bellot
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 180 Grain
    Array 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.

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

    $19.50

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    Manufacturer Sellier & Bellot
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 150 Grain
    Array 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.

  6. Remington UMC 303 British 174 Grain MC – 20 Rounds

    $21.00

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    Manufacturer Remington
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 174 Grain
    Array Metal Case (MC)
    Use Type plinking at the range
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 20
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU L303B1
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic No
    UPC Barcode 047700170800
    Cost Per Round $1.05 per round

    Whether you're breathing life back into a classic Lee Enfield or putting a hunting rifle through its paces, this .303 British ammo from Remington's UMC (Union Metallic Cartridge) series is a solid choice. UMC loads are primarily designed for target shooting and use economical but accurate non-expanding projectiles.

    Each cartridge in this box of 20 fires a 174 grain metal case (Remington's term for full metal jacket) bullet at a muzzle velocity of 2,475 feet per second. This ammunition produces the excellent long range accuracy that the .303 Brit is known for while delivering realistic levels of felt recoil.

    Remington ammo is made in Lonoke, Arkansas using non corrosive Boxer primers and reloadable brass. In business since the early 19th century, Remington is one of the few companies in the US still manufacturing both arms and ammunition. The UMC brand traces its roots back to the Civil War and was one of the first to offer cased cartridges.

  7. Hornady 303 British 150 Grain InterLock Spire SP – 20 Rounds

    $26.00

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    Manufacturer Hornady
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 150 Grain
    Array Soft-Point (SP)
    Use Type hunting whitetail deer
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 20
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU 8225
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic No
    UPC Barcode 090255382259
    Cost Per Round $1.30 per round

    Developed in the United Kingdom in 1888, the 303 British has been used in countless conflicts including both world wars and as recently as the war in Afghanistan. With fantastic power, amazing reliability, and great accuracy, this round is just what you need for hunting and long range target shooting.

    Hornady has been around since 1949, manufacturing high quality projectiles and finished ammunition. Located in Grand Island, Nebraska, all of Hornady's products are made in the USA.

    Firing at 2685 feet per second, these 150 grain InterLock Spire soft point projectiles hit with massive power and deliver reliable, controlled expansion. Each bullet is pressed into a reloadable boxer primed brass casing. Designed specifically for better range, accuracy, and a flatter trajectory, these rounds are exactly what you need for your next hunting trip!

  8. Hornady Match 303 British 174 Grain HP-BT - 20 Rounds

    $27.00

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    Manufacturer Hornady
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 174 Grain
    Array Hollow-Point Boat Tail (HP-BT)
    Use Type match or precision shooting, plinking at the range
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 20
    Ammo Caliber 303 British
    Manufacturer SKU 8228
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic No
    UPC Barcode 090255382280
    Cost Per Round $1.35 per round

    This is a great round for match or precision shooting, plinking at the range. From Hornady, this 303 British ammunition is New with a Hollow-Point Boat Tail (HP-BT) 174 Grain bullet. You'll get 20 rounds of Brass cased ammo that's ready for your next trip out to shoot. Like every round for sale, we stand behind this ammo and have your back so rest assured you're not only getting a good deal, you're getting the peace of mind that comes along with a trusted supplier.

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

    $32.00

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    Manufacturer Federal
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 150 Grain
    Array Soft-Point (SP)
    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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