6 mm caliber

This article lists firearm cartridges which have a bullet caliber between 6 millimetres (0.236 in) and 6.99 millimetres (0.275 in).

  • Length refers to the cartridge case length
  • OAL refers to the overall length of the cartridge
6 mm caliber
.25 ACP.jpg
Example of a 6 mm cartridge, a .25 ACP
Firearm cartridges

Measurements are in millimeters then inches, i.e. mm (in).

Pistol cartridgesEdit

Name Bullet Length Rim Base Shoulder Neck OAL
.25 ACP 6.375 (.251) 15.62 (.615) 7.67 (.302) 7.06 (.278) N/A 7.06 (.278) 23.11 (.910)
.25 NAA 6.375 (.251) 18.9 (.744) 8.6 (.339) 8.6 (.337) 8.5 (.333) 7.0 (.276) 24.4 (.960)
6.5mm Bergmann 6.706 (.264) 22.1 (.87) 9.4 (.372) 9.3 (.368) 8.4 (.330) 7.2 (.285) 31.2 (1.23)
6.5×25mm 4.0 (.157) - - - - 29.7 (1.169)

Rifle cartridgesEdit

.24 in (6.2 mm)Edit

Name Bullet Length Rim Base Shoulder Neck OAL
.243 Winchester 6.17 (.243) 51.94 (2.035) 12.00 (.472) 11.96 (.470) 11.5 (.454) 7.01 (.276) 68.82 (2.709)
6mm BR 6.17 (.243) 39.6 (1.560) 12.00 (.4728) 11.96[1] (.4709) 11.6 (.458) 6.95 (.274) 62.00 (2.441)[1]
6×45mm SAW 6.17 (.243) 45.01 (1.772) 10.36 (.408) 10.26 9.72 6.63 65.44 (2.576)
6mm PPC[2] 6.172 (.243) 38.48 (1.515) 11.30 (.445) 11.20 (.441) 10.95 (.431) 6.654 (.262) 53.34 (2.100)
6mm XC 6.1722 (.243) 48.2092 (1.898) 11.8872 (.468) 11.8364 (.466) 11.42 (.450) 6.8834 (.271) 71.3232 (2.808)
.243 WSSM 6.1722 (.243) 42.42 (1.670) 13.59 (.535) 14.1 (.555) 13.82 (.544) 7.39 (.291) 59.94 (2.360)
6mm ARC 6.18 (.243) 37.85 (1.49) 11.201 (.4410) 11.2 (.441) 10.924 (.4301) 6.96 (.274) 57.40 (2.260)
6mm Remington
(.244 Remington)[3]
6.18 (.243) 56.72 (2.233) 11.99 (.472) 11.96 (.471) 10.89 (.429) 7.01 (.276) 71.76 (2.825)
.240 Weatherby Magnum[4] 6.18 (.243) 63.40 (2.496) 12.00 (.472) 11.50 (.453) 10.40(.429) 6.90 (.272) 80.00 (3.10)
6mm Creedmoor[5] 6.182 (.2434) 48.77 (1.920) 11.99 (.472) 11.946 (.4703) 11.735 (.4620) 7.01 (.276) 71.12 (2.800)
24 Nosler[6] 6.185 (.2435) 40.64 (1.600) 9.60 (.378) 10.686 (.4207) 10.249 (.4035) 6.833 (.2690) 57.40 (2.260)
6mm AR 6.2 (.243) 38.7 (1.525) 11.30 (.4449) 11.26 (.4433) 10.98 (.4323) 6.9 (.271) 57.4 (2.260)
6×45mm 6.2 (.243) 45 (1.76) 9.6 (.378) 9.6 (.377) 9 (.354) 6.9 (.272) 57.40 (2.260)
6mm Lee Navy 6.2 (.244) 60 (2.35) 11.4 (.448) 11.5 (.443) 10.2 (.402) 7.1 (.278) 79 (3.11)
.240 Apex[7]
.240 Magnum Rimless
.240 Magnum Flanged
H&H 240 Apex
.240 Belted Nitro Express
6.223 (.245) 63.25 (2.49) 11.86 (.467) 11.43 (.450) 10.24 (.403) 6.96 (.274) 81.53 (3.21)
.244 H&H Magnum 6.223 (.245) 71 (2.78) 13.5 (.532) 12.9 (.508) 11.3 (.445) 6.7 (.263) 91 (3.58)

.25 in (6.5 mm)Edit

Name Bullet Length Rim Base Shoulder Neck OAL
.25-25 Stevens 6.5 (.257) 60.2 (2.37) 9.6 (.376) 8.2 (.323) - 7.2 (.282) 66.8 (2.63)
.256 Win Magnum 6.528 (.257) 32.54 (1.281) 11.18 (.440) 9.677 (.381) 9.347 (.368) 6.528 (.257) 40.39 (1.590)
.25-45 Sharps 6.53 (.257) 44.7 (1.76) 9.6 (.378) 9.6 (.376) 8.99 (.3539) 7.2 (.284) 57.4 (2.26)
.25 Remington 6.54 (.257) 52.1 (2.05) 10.6 (.419) 10.6 (.419) 10.1 (.396) 7.3 (.286) 64.3 (2.53)
.257 Weatherby Magnum[8] 6.535 (.2573) 64.74 (2.549) 13.50 (.5315) 12.997 (.5117) 12.49 (.492) 7.24 (.285) 81.51 (3.209)
.25-06 Remington[9] 6.541 (.2575) 63.35 (2.494) 12.01 (.473) 11.94 (.470) 11.20 (.441) 7.37 (.290) 82.55 (3.250)
255 GS[10] 6.54 (.257) 55.00 (2.165) 12.20 (.480) 12.20 (.480) 11.58 (.456) 7.38 (.291) tapering to 7.33 (.289) 72.50 (2.854)
.25 WSSM[8] 6.541 (.2575) 42.42 (1.670) 13.59 (.535) 14.097 (.5550) 13.826 (.5443) 7.595 (.2990) 59.94 (2.360)
.25-20 Winchester 6.55 (.258) 33.78 (1.33) 10.36 (.408) 8.86 (.349) 8.46 (.333) 6.96 (.274) 40.44 (1.592)
.25-35 Winchester[11] 6.55 (.258) 51.89 (2.043) 12.85 (.506) 10.73 (.422) 9.26 (.365) 7.15 (.282) 64.77 (2.55)
.250-3000 Savage[12] 6.553 (.258) 48.46 (1.912) 12.01 (.473) 11.91 (.469) 10.51 (.414) 7.26 (.286) 63.88 (2.515)
.257 Roberts[13] 6.553 (.258) 56.72 (2.233) 12.01 (.473) 11.99 (.427) 10.92 (.430) 7.36 (.290) 70.49 (2.775)

.264 in (6.6 mm) and upEdit

Name Bullet Length Rim Base Shoulder Neck OAL
6.5×58mm Vergueiro 6.65 (.262) 57.85 (2.278) 11.78 (.464) 11.88 (.468) 10.94 (.431) 7.56 (.298) 81.50 (3.209)
6.5×55mm Swedish
(aka 6.5×55mm Krag)
6.7 (.264) 54.864 (2.16) 12.192 (.480) 12.17 (.479) 10.688 (.420) 7.468 (.294) 80.010 (3.15)
6.5×68mm 6.70 (.264) 67.50 (2.657) 13.00 (.512) 13.30 (.524) 12.18 (.480) 7.60 (.299) 86.50 (3.408)
6.5-284 Norma 6.70 (.264) 55.118 (2.170) 12.014 (.473) 12.725 (.501) 12.065 (.475) 7.544 (.297) 81.991 (3.228)
6.5mm Remington Magnum 6.70 (.264) 55.1 (2.170) 13.51 (.532) 13.51 (.532) 12.6 (.495) 7.6 (.298) 71.1 (2.80)
6.5-06 A-Square 6.70 (.264) 63.3 (2.494) 12.014 (.473) 11.93 (.470) 11.24 (.443) 7.5 (.296) 87.3 (3.44)
.256 Newton 6.70 (.264) 61.976 (2.440) 12.014 (473) 11.963 (.471) 10.617 (.418) 7.391 (.291) 86.36 (3.40)
.260 Remington 6.70 (.264) 51.7 (2.035) 12.0 (.473) 11.9 (.470) 11.5 (.454) 7.5 (.297) 71 (2.8)
6.5mm Creedmoor 6.70 (.264) 48.8 (1.924) 12.01 (.473) 11.9 (.470) 11.7 (.459) 7.54 (.297) 71.6 (2.82)
6.5×47mm Lapua 6.70 (.264) 47 (1.9) 12.01 (.473) 11.95 (.470) 11.53 (.454) 7.41 (.292) 70 (2.8)
6.5mm Grendel 6.70 (.264) 38.7 (1.524) 11.2 (.441) 11.14 (.439) 10.87 (.428) 7.44 (.293) 57.5 (2.264)
.264 Winchester Magnum 6.70 (.264) 64 (2.5) 13.5 (.532) 13.1 (.515) 12.5 (.491) 7.6 (.299) 85 (3.34)
6.5×50mmSR Arisaka 6.705 (.264) 50.39 (1.984) 11.84 (.466) 11.35 (.447) 10.59 (.417) 7.34 (.289) 75.69 (2.980)
6.5×54mm Mannlicher–Schönauer 6.705 (.264) 53.65 (2.112) 11.52 (.454) 11.47 (.452) 10.87 (.428) 7.56 (.288) 76.77 (3.022)
6,5 G.A.P. 4S[14] 6.71 (.264) 51.18 (2.015) 13.56 (.534) 14.00 (.551) 13.58 (.535) 7.42 (.292) 76.30 (3.004)
6.5 Weatherby Rebated Precision Magnum[15] 6.71 (.2640) 65.3 (2.570) 12.0 (.473) 12.70 (.5000) 12.04 (.4739) 7.49 (.2950) 84.8 (3.340)
6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge[16] 6.716 (.2644) 51.56 (2.030) 13.51 (.532) 13.513 (.5320) 13.101 (.5158) 7.54 (.297) 75.06 (2.955)
6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum[17] 6.716 (.2644) 71.76 (2.825) 13.50 (.5315) 12.997 (.5117) 12.498 (.4920) 7.493 (.2950) 91.44 (3.600)
26 Nosler[8] 6.718 (.2645) 65.79 (2.590) 13.56 (.534) 13.970 (.5500) 13.399 (.5275) 7.544 (.2970) 84.84 (3.340)
6.5×53mmR 6.756 (.266) 53.59 (2.110) 13.40 (.527) 11.48 (.453) 10.75 (.423) 7.55 (.297) 77.56 (3.053)
6.5×52mm Carcano 6.80 (.268) 52.50 (2.067) 11.42 (.450) 11.42 (.450) 10.85 (.427) 7.52 (.296) 76.50 (3.012)[18]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "6mm BR Norma" (PDF). C.I.P. 2015. Retrieved 2020-10-15.
  2. ^ "6mm PPC data from Accurate Powder" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-08-20.
  3. ^ "6mm Rem data from Accurate Powder" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-06. Retrieved 2007-08-20.
  4. ^ ".240 Wby data at Accurate Powder" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-06. Retrieved 2007-08-17.
  5. ^ "6mm Creedmoor" (PDF). SAAMI. 2017-06-14. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  6. ^ "24 Nosler [24 Nosler]" (PDF). SAAMI. 2017-06-14. Retrieved 2020-10-13.
  7. ^ Barnes, Frank C. (2006) [1965]. Skinner, Stan (ed.). Cartridges of the World (11th ed.). Iola, WI, USA: Gun Digest Books. pp. 380, 408, 410. ISBN 0-89689-297-2.
  8. ^ a b c SAAMI: Voluntary Industry Performance Standards for Pressure and Velocity of Centerfire Rifle Ammunition for the Use of Commercial Manufacturers
  9. ^ ".25-06 Remington Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine" data from Accurate Powder
  10. ^ "255 GS" (PDF). C.I.P. 2010-05-26. Retrieved 2020-10-13.
  11. ^ ".25-35 Winchester data Archived 2010-11-05 at the Wayback Machine" from Accurate Powder
  12. ^ ".250-3000 Savage"data from Accurate Powder
  13. ^ ".257 Roberts Archived 2010-11-05 at the Wayback Machine" data from Accurate Powder
  14. ^ C.I.P.: 6,5 G.A.P. 4S
  15. ^ "6.5 Wby RPM Max Cartridge". Weatherby. 2019-07-05. Retrieved 2020-10-15.
  16. ^ "6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge [6.5 PRC]" (PDF). SAAMI. 2018-06-13. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  17. ^ "6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum [6.5-300 WBY MAG]" (PDF). SAAMI. 2017-01-16. Retrieved 2020-10-13.
  18. ^ C.I.P.: 6,5 × 52 Carcano