.303 Savage

Reloading data for .303 Savage cartridges and specifications for cases and loads in this caliber.
Product number: CID_391
Load data for caliber ".303 Savage"
The .303 Savage is a classic round developed by the Savage Arms in 1895. This cartridge was one of the first successful smokeless powders to be introduced for retail sale, making it an integral part of American history.

The .303 Savage is known for its impressive velocity and flat trajectories, making it an excellent choice for hunting medium-sized game animals from long distances. Additionally, this caliber has earned an appreciation among target shooters due to its superb accuracy potential and reliable performance in all weather conditions.

You find .303 Savage with all common powders and bullets by clicking the 'Loads in this caliber' button above.

Technical Specifications (based on the respective safety standard - see more details in tab 'Datasheet' if available)

Caliber: .303 Savage
Cartridge Type: Rimmed
Bullet Diameter: 0.308 '' | 7.82 mm
Primer Size: Large Rifle (LR)
Max. Case Length (l3):2.01'' | 51.16 mm
Max .Cartridge Length / OAL:2.52'' | 64.01 mm
Maximum Standardized Pressure:39160.8 psi | 2700 bar
The Commission internationale permanente pour l'épreuve des armes à feu portatives ("Permanent International Commission for the Proof of Small Arms" – commonly abbreviated as C.I.P.) is an international organisation which sets standards for safety testing of firearms. (The word portatives ("portable") in the name refers to the fact the C.I.P. tests small arms almost exclusively; it is ordinarily omitted from the English translation of the name.) As of 2015, its members are the national governments of 14 countries, of which 11 are European Union member states. The C.I.P. safeguards that all firearms and ammunition sold to civilian purchasers in member states are safe for the users.
To achieve this, all such firearms are first proof tested at C.I.P. accredited Proof Houses. The same applies for cartridges; at regular intervals, cartridges are tested against the C.I.P. pressure specifications at the ammunition manufacturing plants and at C.I.P. accredited Proof Houses.

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