308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm | Chesapeake Pawn and Gun in Chesapeake Virginia

308 Winchester - 7.62x51mmThe .308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm NATO was created in 1952 and is based on the .300 savage round a round created in 1920. This cartridge has enjoyed a massive following from both the military and civilian market. The .308 Winchester as a hunting round is great for deer, mule deer, elk, black bear, and nuisance animals like wild hogs. The 7.62×51 NATO is a superior round to the .223 in terms of knock down power, this fact has been tested in Iraq and Afghanistan. The .308 Winchester also known by it’s military name the 7.62x51mm NATO is a classic cartridge design that allows for good power, and decent external and terminal ballistics. All in all a great round that any good medium to large size game hunter can rely on.

Chesapeake Pawn Gun Bow Bait and Tackle we carry a full line of ammo for the shooter and hunter. Our sister store Oceana has a full service Gunsmith on site. Our Gunsmith shop can handle all your gun repair needs.

If you’re located in Virginia Beach please visit us at Oceana Pawn Gun Bow Bait and Tackle Shop at Dam Neck and General Booth. Or call (757) 485-7296.

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