The Winchester 308 cartridge 7.62×51 case and the NATO 7.62 (7.62 x 51mm) are similar. It was developed using the general design of 7.62. 308 as the ‘parent’ case.
What is the difference between 7.62×51 NATO?
The. 308 Win headspace between 1.630 and 1.6340 inches and 7.62 NATO 1.6355 and 1.6405 inches. Published numbers vary between six-thousandths of an inch, but the remaining 7.62 rifles can be 10 to 15 times longer than a commercial one. 308 wins.
Can I shoot 7.62×39 on my 308?
No, you can’t shoot a 7.62x39mm. 308 rifle (7.62x51mm). This is a great way to injure yourself or kill yourself seriously. A camera adapter containing 7.62×39 is created and then inserted.