Frequent question: Can you hunt elk with a 7 62 x54r?

7.62x54R can not kill an elk.

Will 7.62 x54r kill an elk?

The 7.62x54r is ballistic-ally somewhere between a . 308 and a 30-06. So a 30 caliber bullet, 180 grains or heavier, launched at that velocity should kill elk all day long. Either of those loads should work, as long as they’re accurate (and you know how they shoot).

Can I hunt with 7.62 x54r?

To sum up, yeah it will do fine for hunting.

Can a 7.62 x54r kill a bear?

Sure. Contrary to popular belief, bears are made of flesh and bone, same as any other creature, and rifle fire can and will penetrate the cranial vault of a bear, same as it will damn near any other creature out there. Put a 7.62×39 slug in the brain of a bear, and it will die.

Will a 7.62x54R kill a moose?

It will kill moose and elk, but it’s light for that in the same way that the . 30-06 is light for that. Dang I took a nap today and when I woke up the 30-06 and 7.62x54r had become “light” for moose and elk.

Is 7.62x54R the same as 308?

The 7.62x54R is totally different from the . 308,also know as the 7.62×51. See the difference in names. The 7.62x54R has a bullet whose diameter is .

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Can a Mosin stop a bear?

If you Mosin is accurate, your ammo consistant and you can shoot straight, a Mosin will do everything needed to make all kindsa big animals dead, Moose, Bears, Wolves, Caribou, Muskoxen, Walrus.

Is 7.62 x54r armor piercing?

No, it is not armor piercing ammunition. It’s full metal jacket light ball.

How powerful is 7.62 x54?

The 174 grain 7.62×54 bullet travels at 2610 fps and delivers 2,650 ft⋅lbf of muzzle energy. The 7.62x54r has a max pressure of 56,565 psi. The 7.62×51 has a max pressure of 60,191 psi. The increased pressure of the 7.62×51 cartridge is how it is able to obtain similar performance in smaller case.

Can I shoot 7.62 x39 in my 308?

No, you cannot shoot 7.62x39mm in a . 308 (7.62x51mm) rifle. It is a great way to seriously injure or kill yourself.

How much is a 7.62X54R worth?

Recently Sold 762X54 rifle

Price Item Condition
$294.99 M1944 POLISH MOSIN NAGANT M44 7.62X54R 1952 C&R OK RUSSIAN CHINESE 17 INCH ” BARREL Flowery Branch, GA 30542 Used

What caliber is 7.62 x39 equal to?

7.62×39 is the rough equivalent of a 30-30.

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