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Barnaul 243 WIn

Barnaul 243 WIn

Barnaul .243 Win is a rifle cartridge manufactured by Barnaul Cartridge Plant, a Russian ammunition manufacturer. This cartridge is designed for hunting and target shooting with rifles chambered in .243 Winchester.

Here is a specification table for Barnaul .243 Win:

Specification Description
Cartridge Barnaul .243 Win
Bullet weight 90 grains
Bullet type Soft Point (SP)
Caliber .243 Winchester
Muzzle velocity 2,900 feet per second
Muzzle energy 1,945 foot-pounds
Primer type Berdan
Casing type Steel
Rounds per box 20

The Barnaul .243 Win cartridge features a 100-grain soft point (SP) bullet, which is designed for hunting medium game. The soft point design ensures reliable expansion upon impact, delivering significant stopping power while minimizing the risk of over-penetration. The cartridge is chambered in .243 Winchester, a popular caliber used for hunting and target shooting.

The Barnaul .243 Win cartridge has a muzzle velocity of 2,900 feet per second and a muzzle energy of 1,945 foot-pounds, providing ample energy for hunting medium game at medium to long ranges.

The cartridge uses a Berdan primer, which is a less common type of primer compared to the Boxer primer but is still widely used in European ammunition. The casing is made of steel, which is lighter and less expensive than brass, but also has lower elasticity and is not as suitable for reloading.

The Barnaul .243 Win cartridge comes in boxes of 20 rounds, making it easy to purchase and transport to the range or field. Overall, it is a reliable and affordable choice for hunting medium game and target shooting with rifles chambered in .243 Winchester.

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