Complete List of Commercial Rifle Cartridges



Rimfire Modern Cartridges Chart
.22 Short, .22 Long Rifle, .22 WMR, .17 HM2, .17 HMR

Common centerfire

Inches / Smaller than .30 caliber

.30 caliber – .40 caliber

.40 caliber – .50 caliber

.50 caliber and larger

.50 BMG .300 Win Mag .308 Winchester 7.62 Soviet 5.56 NATO .22LR


Smaller than 6mm


  • 6mm TCU
  • 6 mm PPC
  • 6mm-284
  • 6x45mm A.K.A. (6mm-223 Remington)
  • 6x47mm A.K.A. (6mm-222 Rem. Magnum)



9mm and larger

Wildcats, obscure, proprietary

Wildcat Cartridges Chart  


Big Bore Ammo Cartridge
4 Bore Nitro Vs 30/06


Firearm Personality Indicator Chart -What Does Your Gun Say About You?

Funny Weapon Personality Chart

We guarantee this to be more accurate than a fortune cookie or mood ring! What does a persons choice of weapon say about their personality? See the chart above for some valuable insight. Just like the car you drive you gun can tell us a lot about you. All in good fun of course so don't get your bandoleers in a wad.

Browning (FN) BAR Safari

B.A.R. Safari .338
Browning (FN) BAR Safari in 338 Win Mag
Browning BAR Rifle available calibers
The Browning BAR Safari is available in .300 Win Mag and .338 Win Mag. Many consider it to be the only semi-auto suitable for big/dangerous game hunting. It's design dates back to WWII when it was produced in the standard 30/06 caliber for military use. Safari standard calibers include the .22-250 Remington, .243 Winchester, .25-06 Remington, .270 Winchester, .308 Winchester, and .30-06 Springfield. Magnum calibers include the .270 WSM, 7mm WSM, 7mm Remington Magnum, .300 WSM, .300 Winchester Magnum, and .338 Winchester Magnum. The Safari model has an engraved, forged steel receiver and a high gloss genuine walnut stock and forearm. It is a truly beautiful weapon and considered top of the line for a semi auto rifle.
Browning BAR Safari engraving
Scroll-engraved ordinance steel receiver on the BAR MK II Safari

Bullet Shapes, Tips and Types and Their uses

Sabot -not used very often, mostly used for shotgun slug and black powder applications
Full Metal Jacket - offers deep penetration, cuts through obstacles, mostly used for combat ammo
Soft Point- popular classic hunting tip
Hollow Point- may be designed for fragmentation or controlled expansion good for self defense
Spitzer- Popular for long range hunting/ used in military rifle rounds as well
Round Nose-popular for hunting offers more knock down but less range than spitzer
Flat Nose-are designed especially for rifles with tubular magazines
Semi Wadcutter- similar to wadcutter but offer greater range
Wadcutter-specially designed for shooting paper targets popular among some for revolver self defense also
Heel Shapes
Flat Base-classic base used in most factory loads
Boat Tail-a touchy subject but most will tell you the boat tail offers better accuracy and velocity