.224 Kay-Chuk

Cartridge Data Published On: December 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 12, 2015 at 11:26 am


The .224 Kay-Chuk Firearm Cartridge Originated in The United States.224 Harvey Kay-Chuk


The .224 Kay-Chuk (AKA: .224 Harvey Kay-Chuk) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.224 in” (5.69mm) that is primarily used in Rifles and Pistols. The .224 Kay-Chuk originated in The United States in Approximately the 1950s. The .224 Kay-Chuk also has a case length of 1.35 in” (34.29mm) and an overall length of (UNKNOWN).

Additional Cartridge Designations: Wildcat Cartridge


The .224 Kay-Chuk Wildcat .22 Caliber cartridge originally intended for use in the S&W Model 17 Revolver and commonly compared to the .22 Remington Jet. Despite being a Wildcat cartridge, and thus available only through handloading, the .224 Kay-Chuk has maintained a large following for its use as a Varmint Revolver.

Associated Firearms

S&W Model 17, S&W Model 48

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  • Approximately the 1950s
  • The United States
  • Rimmed, Bottleneck
  • Rifles
  • 0.224 in” (5.69mm)
  • 0.243 in” (6.17mm)
  • 0.286 in” (7.26mm)
  • 0.294 in” (7.47mm)
  • 0.345 in” (8.76mm)
  • 0.06 in” (1.6mm)
  • 1.35 in” (34.29mm)
  • Center Fire (Small Rifle)
The .224 Kay-Chuk has a bullet diameter of 0.224 inches.


.224 Kay-Chuk Pistol Cartridge Dimensions show in Inches & MM


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