Ammunition Chart
Ammunition Chart

BALLISTICS

BLACK POWDER PERCUSSION: modern Pyrodex FFFG black powder substitute

177 BB (4.5mm) -- 8 gr metal sphere, 280 fps, 1 ftlbs. Daisy Red Ryder
typical plainsman bow and arrow -- 500 gr chipped stone point, 150 fps, 25 ftlbs.
31 caliber Colt 1849 Pocket revolver -- .321" dia. (8.2mm) 80 gr conical bullet at 700 fps, 87 ftlbs or 50 gr round ball at 850 fps, 80 ftlbs.
36 caliber Colt 1861 Navy revolver -- .375" dia. (9.5mm) 124 gr conical bullet at 800 fps, 176 ftlbs or 80 gr round ball at 950 fps, 160 ftlbs.
44 caliber Colt 1860 Army revolver -- .454" dia. (11.5mm) 220 gr conical bullet at 700 fps, 239 ftlbs or 140 gr round ball at 850 fps, 225 ftlbs.
44 caliber Colt 1847 Walker revolver -- .454" dia. (11.5mm) 250 gr conical bullet at 900 fps, 449 ftlbs or 140 gr round ball at 1150 fps, 411 ftlbs.

HANDGUN CARTRIDGES: ballistics are for the ammo I happen to have, velocity changes with different bullet weights, powder loads, and barrel length

22 Long Rifle (5.68x16R) rimfire -- 40 gr FMJ, 930 fps, 77 ftlbs. Winchester Super-X, 2.5 inch barrel (1100fps 107ftlbs 4.75")
22 Long Rifle (5.68x18R) rimfire -- 32 gr JHP, 1010 fps, 73 ftlbs. CCI Stinger, 2.5 inch barrel (1200fps 102ftlbs 4.75") (1500fps 160ftlbs 22" barrel)
25 ACP (6.35x15.5mm) -- 35 gr Frangible, 1150 fps, 103 ftlbs. Glaser Safety Slug, 2.4 inch barrel
25 ACP + P (6.35x15.5mm) -- 50 gr TMJ, 850 fps, 80 ftlbs. Custom Cartridge
6.5mm rimless Bergmann (6.5x22mm) -- 65 gr FMJ, 780 fps, 94 ftlbs. DWM
7.63mm Mauser (7.62x25mm) -- 88 gr FMJ, 1215 fps, 289 ftlbs. Fiocchi, (85gr) DWM, 3 inch barrel
7.62mm Tokarev (7.62x25mm) -- 85 gr FMJ, 1550 fps, 453 ftlbs. Sellier & Bellot
7.62mm Nagant (7.62x38.5R) -- 97 gr FMJ, 900 fps, 175 ftlbs. Fiocchi
32 ACP (7.65x18mm) -- 73 gr FMJ, 900 fps, 131 ftlbs. Fiocchi, 3 inch barrel
32 Extra Short (8x11R) rimfire -- 60gr lead, 700 fps, 66 ftlbs. UMC
32 S&W (8x14R) -- 88 gr lead, 620 fps, 75 ftlbs. Remington, 2 inch barrel
32 S&W Long (8x25R) -- 98 gr FMJ, 705 fps, 115 ftlbs. Remington
8mm Roth-Steyr (8.4x18mm) -- 113 gr FMJ, 1090 fps, 306 ftlbs. Fiocchi
8mm Pieper (8.4x40R) -- 106 gr FMJ,1150 fps, 311 ftlbs. Remington
380 ACP (9x17mm) -- 95 gr FMJ, 1120 fps, 265 ftlbs. Fiocchi
9mm Luger (9x19mm) -- 124 gr JHP, 1120 fps, 341 ftlbs. Speer Gold Dot SOC (extra waterproof)
9x19mm NATO (9mm Luger) -- 124 gr FMJ, 1150 fps, 364 ftlbs. Federal M882
9x19mm NATO (9mm Luger) -- 124 gr FMJ, 1200 fps, 397 ftlbs. Winchester M882
9mm Luger (9x19mm) -- 147 gr JHP, 1000 fps, 326 ftlbs. Winchester Black Talon Deep Penetrator
9mm Luger + P + (9x19mm) -- 147 gr JHP, 1150 fps, 432 ftlbs. Custom Cartridge
38 S&W (9x20R) -- 146 gr lead, 686 fps, 152 ftlbs. Magtech
38 Long Colt (9x26R) -- 158 gr lead, 610 fps, 131 ftlbs. Black Hills, 3 inch barrel
38 Special (9x29R) -- 130 gr FMJ, 800 fps, 185 ftlbs. M41 is what the military used
38 Special + P (9x29R) -- 158 gr lead HP, 880 fps, 272 ftlbs. Fiocchi, old so-called FBI load
357 Magnum (9x33R) -- 158 gr JHP, 1120 fps, 440 ftlbs. Hornady XTP, 3 inch barrel
41 Long Colt (9.8x29R) -- 186 gr lead, 714 fps, 210 ftlbs. Black Hills, 3 inch barrel
40 S&W (10x21mm) -- 165 gr JHP, 1000 fps, 366 ftlbs. Federal Hydra-Shok
38 WCF (10x34R) -- 180 gr lead, 665 fps, 176 ftlbs. 3.25 inch barrel (mild load short barrel antique)
44 Webley (11.07x17.5R) -- 200 gr lead, 700 fps, 218 ftlbs. custom made
45 ACP (11.43x23.5mm) -- 230 gr FMJ, 869 fps, 386 ftlbs. M1911 ball
45 Long Colt (11.48x35R) -- 250 gr lead, 869 fps, 419 ftlbs. PMC

RIFLE CARTRIDGES: projectile-bullet-width x powder-case-length in millimeters, R = rimmed cartridges

5.56x45mm NATO (223 Remington) -- 55 gr FMJ, 3240 fps, 1282 ftlbs. South African M193, 20 inch barrel
5.56x45mm NATO (223 Remington) -- 62 gr FMJ (steel core), 3020 fps, 1255 ftlbs. Winchester M855, 20 inch barrel
6.5mm Swedish (6.5x55mm) -- 139 gr FMJ, 2500 fps, 1928 ftlbs. Hirtenberger surplus
6.5mm Swedish (6.5x55mm) -- 144 gr FMJ, 2650 fps, 2425 ftlbs. PMC
7mm Mauser (7x57mm) -- 139 gr FMJ, 2650, 2168 ftlbs. surplus
7.5mm Swiss (7.5x55mm) -- 174 gr FMJ, 2560 fps, 2533 ftlbs. Ruag surplus
7.62x39mm Soviet -- 123 gr FMJ, 2300 fps, 1445 ftlbs. surplus
7.62x51mm NATO (308 Winchester) -- 147 gr FMJ, 2800 fps, 2560 ftlbs. surplus, M80 general purpose medium cartridge
308 Winchester (7.62x51mm NATO) -- 168 gr BTSP (soft points are used like a hollow point), 2880 fps, 3038 ftlbs. Hornady Light Magnum
7.62x54R Russian -- 150 gr FMJ (steel core), 2700 fps, 2429 ftlbs. surplus
30-40 Krag (7.62x58.5R) -- 180 gr FMJ, 2430 fps, 2360 ftlbs. Winchester
30-06 Springfield (7.62x63mm) -- 165 gr FMJ (steel core), 2800 fps, 2873 ftlbs. custom M2AP
303 British (7.7x56R) -- 174 gr FMJ, 2450 fps, 2224 ftlbs. surplus
7.7mm Japanese Rifle (7.7x58mm) -- 174 gr FMJ, 2493 fps, 2402 ftlbs. Norma and gun show loads
8mm Mauser (7.92x57mm) -- 154 gr FMJ, 2800 fps, 2582 ftlbs. surplus
8x48R Sauer & Sohn -- 196 gr FMJ, 2350 fps, 2404 ftlbs. Norma
8x52R Siamese Mannlicher -- 181 gr FMJ, 2250 fps, 2035 ftlbs. custom made
8x56R Austrian Mannlicher -- 206 gr FMJ, 2350 fps, 2527 ftlbs. surplus
12GA (2 3/4") -- #8 game load, 400 lead pellets, 1.2 gr .090" (2.29mm), 1290 fps, 1760 ftlbs. Federal
12GA (2 3/4") -- 00 buckshot, 9 lead pellets, 53 gr .32" (8.1 mm), 1325 fps, 1656 ftlbs. Wolf
12GA (2 3/4") -- 480 gr rifled lead HP slug, 1600 fps, 2729 ftlbs. Winchester

FMJ = Full Metal Jacket, jacketed lead, basic bullets. JHP = Jacketed Hollow Point, expanding tip opens when bullet strikes target creating larger wound cavity in an effort to incapacitate faster, at the expense of penetration. TMJ = Total Metal Jacket, lead free solid jacket. Frangible = jacketed compacted shards with minimal penetration. fps = feet per second. ftlbs = foot pounds of force. gr = grains of bullet weight. +P = powders and magnum primers.


22 LR - 25 ACP - 380 ACP - 9x18mm Makarov - 9mm Luger (9mm Parabellum) - 40 S&W - 44 Webley - 38 Special - 38 WCF - 5.56x45mm NATO blank (223 Remington) - 5.56x45mm NATO (223 Remington) - 7.62x39mm Soviet - 7.62x51mm NATO (308 Winchester) - 8mm Sauer - 6.5 Swedish - 7.7 Jap Rifle - 8mm Mauser - 8x56R Austrian Mannlicher - 7.62x54R Russian - 30'06 Springfield - 12 Gauge.






220 Russian (5.6x39mm) (Lapua) - 22 Savage Hi-Power (5.6x52R) (Norma) - 5.6x61mm Vom Hofe Super Express - 8x48R Sauer & Sohn (462A KK) (DWM) - 9.3x62R Mauser bevel base (DWM) (286gr 2360fps 3544ftlbs) - 8x50R Siamese Mannlicher - 6.5 Swedish (Norma) - 6.5x58R Sauer & Sohn (RWS) - 9.3x62mm Mauser (Norma) (232gr 2624fps 3548ftlbs) - 8x58.5R Sauer & Sohn (.N SS 8x58.5R) - 9.3x72R (RWS) - 9.3x74R (Norma).

Bullet mould forms molten lead into shaped 31 caliber balls, flask dispenses proper amount of powder, percussion caps used to ignite.

Digital chronograph used to measure bullet speed.

Nr.1: 5 mm Lefaucheux
Nr.2: 7 mm Lefaucheux
Nr.3: 9 mm Lefaucheux
Nr.4: 9 mm Lefaucheux a pallini
Nr.5: 12 mm Lefaucheux
Nr.6: 22 Flobert Monte Cristo RF
Nr.7: 22 Bousquet RF
Nr.8: 22 short RF
Nr.9: 22 lang RF
Nr.10: 22 Long Rifle
Nr.11: 22 magnum RF
Nr.12: 22 o 6 mm Type Fransaise F
Nr.13: 30 long RF
Nr.14: 32 Extra short
Nr.15: 32 short
Nr.16: 9 mm Flobert Monte Cristo
Nr.17: 9 mm Bousquet
Nr.18: 38
Nr.19: 41 short
Nr.20: 44
Nr.21: 46
Nr.22: 5 mm
Nr.23: 5 mm Velodog
Nr.24: 22 Remington Jet Magnum
Nr.25: 320
Nr.26: 320 a pallini
Nr.27: 32 S&W Short
Nr.28: 32 Short Colt
Nr.29: 32 S&W Long
Nr.30: 32 Long Colt
Nr.31: 32 Colt New Police
Nr.32: 32-20 Winchester Central Fire
Nr.33: 7,62 Nagant
Nr.34: 7,5 Schmidt
Nr.35: 8 mm Rast-Gasser
Nr.36: 8 mm Lebel
Nr.37: 8 mm Pieper
Nr.38: 380 Russian
Nr.39: 38 S&W
Nr.40: 38 short Colt
Nr.41: 38 Colt New Police
Nr.42: 380 Webley
Nr.43 : 38 Long Colt
Nr.44 : 38 S&W Special (38 SPL)
Nr.45: 38 S&W Special
Nr.46: 38 38 S&W Short Range
Nr.47: 38-40 Winchester Center Fire (38 WCF)
Nr.48: 357 magnum
Nr.49: 357 magnum super X
Nr.50: 41 Colt
Nr.51: 41 Long Colt
Nr.52: 41 S&W magnum
Nr.53: 10,35 mm Ordinanza italiana o Bodeo
Nr.54: 10,55 mm. Germania (anche 10,6)
Nr.55: 11 mm. Francese
Nr.56: 42 Russo (440)
Nr.57: 4,2 linee russo o 45 S&W Rus-so
Nr.58: 440 Inglese (44 Bulldog)
Nr.59: 442 Webley
Nr.60: 44 S&W
Nr.61: 44 Colt
Nr.62: 44 S&W Special
Nr.63: 44-40 Winchester Central Fi-re
Nr.64: 450 Webley
Nr.65: 45 S&W
Nr.66: 45 Colt
Nr.67: Colt 45 Auto Rim
Nr.68: 455 Webley
Nr.69: 455 Webley Short Range
Nr.70: 11,75 Montenegrino o 11 mm au-striaco
Nr.71: 577 Eley
Nr.72: 4,25 mm Erika
Nr.73: 5 mm Bergmann
Nr.74: 5 mm Clement o Charola Ani-tua
Nr.75: 5,45 PSM
Nr.76: 6,35 Browning (25 ACP)
Nr.77: 6.5 mm Bergmann
Nr.78: 7 mm Nambu
Nr.79: 7,63 Mannlicher
Nr.80: 7,63 Mauser (7,62 TT Tula-Tokarev)
Nr.81: 7,65 Roth-Sauer e, con meno cari-ca, 7,65 Fromm
Nr.82: 7,65 Browning (32 ACP)
Nr.83: 7,65 long (MAS)
Nr.84: 7,65 parabellum (prima versio-ne)
Nr.85: 7,65 parabellum
Nr.86: 8 mm Roth-Steyr
Nr.87: 8 mm Nambu
Nr.88: 35 S&W
Nr.89: 9 mm Browning corto o 380 Au-to
Nr.90: 9 mm PM (Makarov)
Nr.91: 9x18 Police o 9 Ultra
Nr.92: 9 mm Glisenti ?
Nr.93: 9 mm parabellum (prima versione)
Nr.94: 9 mm parabellum
Nr.95: 9 mm Browning Long
Nr.96: 9 mm Steyr
Nr.97: 9 mm Bergmann-Bayard o 9 mm Largo
Nr.98: 38 ACP e 38 ACP Colt
Nr.99: 9 mm Mauser
Nr.100 : 357 AMP
Nr.101 : 45 ACP
Nr.102 : 455 Webley & Scott

Handgun ammunition chart was copied from an Italian student's defunct webpage.

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