.218 Bee

Cartridge Data Published On: January 22, 2015 at 9:44 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on January 22, 2015 at 9:44 pm


The .218 Bee Firearm Cartridge Originated in The United States.218 R Bee, .218 Winchester Bee, .218 WCF Bee, 5.6x34R Bee


The .218 Bee (AKA: .218 R Bee, .218 Winchester Bee, .218 WCF Bee, 5.6x34R Bee) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.224 in” (5.69mm) that is primarily used in Rifles. The .218 Bee originated in The United States in (UNKNOWN DATE). The .218 Bee also has a case length of 1.345 in” (34.16mm) and an overall length of 1.679 in” (42.65mm).

Additional Cartridge Designations: No Additional Information at this time.

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  • 1938
  • The United States
  • Rimmed, Bottleneck
  • Rifles
  • 0.224 in” (5.69mm)
  • 0.242 in” (6.15mm)
  • 0.329 in” (8.36mm)
  • 0.349 in” (8.86mm)
  • 0.408 in” (10.36mm)
  • 0.065 in” (1.65mm)
  • 1.345 in” (34.16mm)
  • 1.679 in” (42.65mm)
  • 18 gr H20 (1.17 cm3)
  • Center Fire (Small Rifle)
  • 320 MPa (46412 psi)
  • ~400 MPa (60336 psi)
The .218 Bee pistol cartridge has a case overall length of 1.679 inches.


.218 Bee Rifle Cartridge Dimensions show in Inches & MM


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