224 Weatherby Magnum

Cartridge Data Published On: January 27, 2015 at 11:32 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on January 27, 2015 at 11:32 pm


5.56x49mmB, .224 Magnum, .224 Varmint Master, .224 Weatherby


The .224 Weatherby Magnum (AKA: 5.56x49mmB, .224 Magnum, .224 Varmint Master, .224 Weatherby) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.224 in” (5.69mm) that is primarily used in Rifles. The .224 Weatherby Magnum originated in The United States in (UNKNOWN DATE). The .224 Weatherby Magnum also has a case length of 1.923 in” (48.84mm) and an overall length of 2.33 in” (59.18mm).

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  • 1963
  • The United States
  • Belted, Bottleneck
  • Rifles
  • 0.224 in” (5.69mm)
  • 0.252 in” (6.4mm)
  • 0.394 in” (10.01mm)
  • 0.415 in” (10.54mm)
  • 0.43 in” (10.92mm)
  • 0.048 in” (1.21mm)
  • 1.923 in” (48.84mm)
  • 2.33 in” (59.18mm)
  • 39 gr H20 (2.53 cm3)
  • Center Fire (Large Rifle)
  • 63800 psi (440 MPa)
  • 440 MPa (63817 psi)
  • ~550 MPa (82962 psi)

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