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The 7-30 Waters cartridge was originally a wildcat cartridge developed by author Ken Waters in 1976 to give better performance to lever-action rifle shooters than the parent.30-30 Winchester cartridge, by providing a higher velocity and flatter trajectory with a smaller, lighter bullet. [1]

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Ballistic coefficient

In ballistics, the ballistic coefficient (BC) of a body is a measure of its ability to overcome air resistance in flight.

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External ballistics

External ballistics or exterior ballistics is the part of ballistics that deals with the behavior of a non-powered projectile in flight.

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Federal Premium Ammunition

Federal Premium Ammunition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliant Techsystems, located in Anoka, Minnesota.

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Handgun hunting

Handgun hunting is primarily done with specialized handguns that have long barrels and are often set up with scopes (optical aiming devices).

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Handloading or reloading is the process of loading firearm cartridges or shotgun shells by assembling the individual components (case/hull, primer, powder, and bullet/shot), rather than purchasing completely assembled, factory-loaded ammunition.

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Hornady Manufacturing Company is an American manufacturer of ammunition and handloading components, based in Grand Island, Nebraska.

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Lever-action is a type of firearm action which uses a lever located around the trigger guard area (often including the trigger guard itself) to load fresh cartridges into the chamber of the barrel when the lever is worked.

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Metallic silhouette shooting

Metallic silhouette shooting is a group of target shooting disciplines that involves shooting at steel targets representing game animals at varying distances, seeking to knock the metal target over.

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The name Nosler applies to a number of companies involved in the manufacture of ammunition and handloading components, specializing in high performance hollow point and soft point hunting bullets.

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Sectional density

Sectional density is the ratio of an object's mass to its cross-sectional area.

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Sierra Bullets

Founded in 1947 in California, Sierra Bullets is an American manufacturer of bullets intended for firearms.

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Spitzer (bullet)

The spitzer bullet, also commonly referred to as a spire point bullet, is primarily a small arms ballistics development of the late 19th and early 20th century, driven by military desire for aerodynamic bullet designs that will give a higher degree of accuracy and kinetic efficiency, especially at extended ranges.

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Thompson Center Arms

Thompson/Center Arms Company is an American firearms company based in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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A trajectory or flight path is the path that a moving object follows through space as a function of time.

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Varmint hunting

Varmint hunting is the practice of hunting vermin, generally small mammals targeted as a means of pest control, rather than for food.

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Wildcat cartridge

A wildcat cartridge, often shortened to wildcat, is a custom cartridge for which ammunition and/or firearms are not mass-produced.

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Winchester Model 1894

The Winchester Model 1894 rifle (also known as the Winchester 94 or Win 94) is a lever-action repeating rifle that became one of the most famous and popular hunting rifles.

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Winchester Repeating Arms Company

The Winchester Repeating Arms Company was a prominent American maker of repeating firearms, located in New Haven, Connecticut.

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.30-30 Winchester

The.30-30 Winchester/.30 Winchester Center Fire (metric 7.62×51mmR) cartridge was first marketed in early 1895 for the Winchester Model 1894 lever-action rifle.

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.308 Winchester

The.308 Winchester (pronounced: "three-oh-eight" or "three-aught-eight") is a rimless, bottlenecked, rifle cartridge and is the commercial cartridge from which the 7.62×51mm NATO round was derived.

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7mm-08 Remington

The 7mm-08 Remington is a rifle cartridge that is almost a direct copy of a wildcat cartridge developed around 1958 known as the 7mm/308.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7-30_Waters

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