The 8mm Gasser is a rimmed cartridge used in the Rast-Gasser M1898 revolver and a small number of converted Mauser C96 pistols. Its bullet is cylindro-ogival and is of the jacketed type.

8mm Gasser
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TypeRevolver
Place of originAustria-Hungary
Service history
Used byAustria-Hungary
Kingdom of Italy
Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Production history
Designed1898
Specifications
Case typeRimmed, straight
Bullet diameter8.11 mm (0.319 in)
Neck diameter8.56 mm (0.337 in)
Base diameter8.60 mm (0.339 in)
Rim diameter9.68 mm (0.381 in)
Case length27.00 mm (1.063 in)
Overall length36.00 mm (1.417 in)
Fillingsmokeless powder
Filling weight0.35 g (5.4 gr)
Ballistic performance
Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy
125.8 gr (8 g) FMJ 240 m/s (790 ft/s) 235 J (173 ft⋅lbf)
126.1 gr (8 g) FMJ 250 m/s (820 ft/s) 255 J (188 ft⋅lbf)
Source(s): 2. Fiocchi

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