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Thread: .30 cal ??

  1. #1

    .30 cal ??

    hi all,
    been looking at 2nd hand moderators , lots say up to .30cal . but what do they fit ??
    sounds a daft thing to ask, but with the metric/imperial calibres available its not so clear cut
    better to ask than blow 1 up !!! me thinks

  2. #2
    What calibre are you wanting it for ? ,anything up to .30 would cover lots of calibres but not necessarily going to give you the best performance,eg if it's a .243 then you'd be better getting a mod say up to 6.5mm,but you could use a 30 cal mod on a .243 no probs.

  3. #3
    I use my .30 moderator on my 30.06 and .243

  4. #4
    Weecornishman as a general rule .30 calibre is taken as .308" diameter or 7.62mm.
    It's the calibre of the shooter that counts not the calibre of the rifle.

  5. #5
    .308 is what I was looking to put it on , the mod I have is a muzzle can type but is stamped .308 , I would like to change it for a reflex type , with the aim to shortening the overall length
    so should I get a .30 cal mod or would that leave no clearance space for the bullet to pass through ??????
    or do I need something bigger to go on it????

    thanks all

  6. #6
    Why don't you just ask the retailer for a moderator to fit on a .308win rifle if you don't understand the sizing, I'm sure that they will sort you out.
    It's the calibre of the shooter that counts not the calibre of the rifle.

  7. #7
    any 30cal will be fine, whether it's .308 or 30-06, as long as the threads are right for your cut on your barrel.
    “One does not hunt in order to kill; one kills in order to have hunted.” - Jose Ortega y Gasset

  8. #8
    A .30 cal mod will be just fine for a .308.

  9. #9
    ideal , that's a great help

    thanks to all for your info

  10. #10
    I use a 30 cal wildcat moderator and the bore is actually .348"


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