.225 Winchester

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


.225 Winchester Magnum, .225 Varmint, 5.6x49R Winchester, .225 Win Mag


The .225 Winchester (AKA: .225 Winchester Magnum, .225 Varmint, 5.6x49R Winchester, .225 Win Mag) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.224 in” (5.69mm) that is primarily used in Rifles. The .225 Winchester originated in The United States in (UNKNOWN DATE). The .225 Winchester also has a case length of 1.93 in” (49.02mm) and an overall length of 2.5 in” (63.5mm).

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  • 1964
  • The United States
  • Rimmed, Bottleneck
  • Rifles
  • 0.224 in” (5.69mm)
  • 0.26 in” (6.6mm)
  • 0.406 in” (10.31mm)
  • 0.422 in” (10.72mm)
  • 0.473 in” (12.01mm)
  • 0.049 in” (1.24mm)
  • 1.93 in” (49.02mm)
  • 2.5 in” (63.5mm)
  • 41 gr H20 (2.66 cm3)
  • Center Fire (Large Rifle)
  • 390 MPa (56565 psi)
  • ~488 MPa (73534 psi)

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