.224 Montgomery

Cartridge Data Published On: December 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 12, 2015 at 11:24 am


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The .224 Montgomery is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.224 in” (5.69mm) that is primarily used in Pistols and Rifles. The .224 Montgomery originated in The United States in 2009. The .224 Montgomery also has a case length of 0.62 in” (15.75mm) and an overall length of (UNKNOWN).

Additional Cartridge Designations: Wildcat Cartridge


The .224 Montgomery, created by Tim Montgomery for whom it is named after, was created as a Wildcat Cartridge using .25 ACP Brass necked down to accept a .224 projectile, much like the .22 Epperson Cricket cartridge a Wildcat Cartridge also formed from the .25 ACP parent cartridge.

Associated Firearms

Ruger Single Six, Thompson Center Contender (TCC)

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  • 2009
  • The United States
  • Rimless,Bottleneck
  • Pistols
  • 0.224 in” (5.69mm)
  • 0.252 in” (6.4mm)
  • 0.277 in” (7.04mm)
  • 0.277 in” (7.04mm)
  • 0.298 in” (7.57mm)
  • 0.62 in” (15.75mm)
  • Center Fire (Small Pistol)

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