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8 x 52R (Siamese):


Calibre specification
Metric (mm) Imperial (in)
Calibre 8 x 52
Name:
Case Type: Rimmed, bottlenecked
Bullet Diameter: 8.15
Case Length: 51.8
Rim Diameter: 14.12
Neck Diameter: 8.66
Shoulder Diameter:
Base Diameter: 12.78
Total Length: 74.7
Weight: 23.6 grammes
Primer: Berdan
Year Introduced: 1923
Also known as:
  • 8mm Siamese Mauser
  • 8mm Type 66
  • 8mm S
  • DWM 584

  • Countries using this calibre
    Siam (Thailand)

    Sources:

  • Goldsmith, 1994
  • Huon, 1986

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