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Is 8×57 JRS the same as 8mm Mauser?

Is 8×57 JRS the same as 8mm Mauser?

The 8×57 is also known as the 7.92x57mm J, 7.92x57mm JS, the 8x57mm Mauser or plainly as the 8mm Mauser; they are all describing the same cartridge, bullet diameter aside.

What is 8×57 Jr?

A rimmed version of the 8mm Mauser, the 8×57 JR is seen in drilling-type combination rifles. It remains a highly valued cartridge among hunters, as its performance is of the same high quality as its rimless counterpart. Learn More.

What is 8×57 JS ammo?

A 8x57mm JS RWS H-Mantel round, loaded with a 187-grain bullet. The 8×57 JS round established itself as the German Armed Forces’ standard service caliber, and was used in both world wars on famous guns such as the Mauser K98 bolt-action service rifles and the Mg34 and Mg42 general-purposes machine guns.

Which is stronger 8mm Mauser or 30 06?

Power and Trajectory From the specs below, you can see that the 8mm Mauser typically has the power to carry a heavier bullet. This translates to more energy with every shot you fire from your rifle. This may make the 8mm Mauser slightly better for taking down larger game, though there are some other things to consider.

What shoots 8×57 JRS?

If you are looking for ammunition for your surplus 8mm Turkish Mauser or German Mauser K98, you are looking for 8x57mm JS. One other variant of the 8mm Mauser is the 8×57 JRS. You guessed it, the “R” signifies that it has a rimmed cartridge, and the “S” signifies that it has a . 323 caliber bullet.

What is 8×57 IRS?

The 8×57 IRS case is the Lapua standard for breech brake combination guns like double rifles, drillings and vierlings. The 8 x 57 IRS is a rimmed sporting and hunting version of the German 8 x 57 IS military cartridge (also known as the 7.92×57mm Mauser).

What is 8mm JRS ammo?

The 8×57 JRS is a rimmed version of the .323-inch 8mm Mauser cartridge – designed to be used by hunters who wanted the power of the 8mm Mauser in their break-open hunting rifles. Learn More.

Is 8mm Mauser still made?

In its day, the 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge was one of the world’s most popular military cartridges. In the 21st century it is still a popular sport and hunting cartridge that is factory-produced in Europe and the United States.

Is 8mm Mauser still used?

The 8mm Mauser is still very popular worldwide. Here, we see a factory box of Prvi Partizan 198-grain 8x57mm JS full-metal-jacket ammunition used for long-range shooting.

How far will a 8mm Mauser shoot?

It had a maximum range of approximately 4,700 m (5,140 yd). Even by contemporary (2012) standards 1000+ m (1,094+ yards) effective supersonic range is quite remarkable for a standard military rifle round.

What caliber is 8mm equal to?

Rifle cartridges

Name Bullet OAL
8×64mm S 8.20 (.323) 87.5 (3.445)
8×68mm S 8.20 (.323) 87 (3.425)
8mm Remington Magnum 8.217 (.3235) 91.44 (3.60)
8mm Lebel 8.3 (.327) 69.85 (2.75)