The 9.3×74mmR is a rimmed cartridge that evolved from the 9.3×72mmR black powder cartridge. The energy levels of the 9.3×62mm and 9.3×74mmR cartridges are similar, but the cartridges are unrelated. The rimmed cartridge is slightly longer than the 9.3x62mm, allowing for lower pressure in the case while retaining muzzle velocity and energy. Contents
- Otto Bock
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Apr 23, 2018 · The 9.3×62 is a caliber that is common in Europe, well known in Africa, especially in countries that were once German colonies, and quite uncommon in the United States. In Europe almost, if not all, rifle manufacturers chamber their rifles for this caliber be they Sako, Sauer, Mauser, Heym, Merkel, Haenel, Blaser, CZ or others.
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Aug 31, 2021 · Cartridge overall length of the 9.3x62 is 3.291”, just a tad shorter than the 30-06’s 3.340”. Clearly Mr. Bock’s creation lands smack in the wheel house for standard length action rifles with 7x57 and 30-06 diameter bolt faces. No need for a full magnum length action for handling this one.
The 9.3×62 was invented by a Berlin gunmaker named Otto Bock in 1905, and came to life because at that time there was a major German colonial presence in Africa. Deutschland uber Alles could be...
Sep 05, 2014 · In 1905, he introduced the results of his developmental efforts, the 9.3×62mm cartridge – also known as the 9.3×62 Mauser. The cartridge featured a 9.3mm bullet diameter (.366”) loaded into a 62mm long rimless case. The cartridge was originally loaded with a 285-grain bullet with a muzzle velocity of 2150 fps.
- Tom Turpin
The 9.3x62 fired a wide but long for caliber 286 grain soft point projectile at a respectably high velocity of 2350fps. The 9.3x62 became an all round work horse for the common man, a meat hunting cartridge which could tackle both small and large animals. 1905 also saw the introduction of the 9.3x74 Rimmed cartridge.