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.22 BR Remington

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Type  Rifle
Designer  Jim Stekl
Bullet diameter  .224 in (5.7 mm)
Place of origin  United States
Parent case  .308×1.5-inch Barnes
.22 BR Remington
Designed  ~1963, standardized 1978

The .22 Bench Rest Remington cartridge, commonly referred to as the .22 BR Remington, is a wildcat cartridge commonly used in varmint hunting and benchrest shooting. It is based on the .308×1.5-inch Barnes cartridge, necked down to .22 caliber, lengthened by .020 inches and with the shoulder angle increased to 30°. It was first developed in approximately 1963 by Jim Stekl, and in 1978 Remington standardized the dimensions. It is renowned for its high velocities and excellent accuracy.

References

.22 BR Remington Wikipedia


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