8x63mm Swedish

 
8x63mm Swedish
 
 

This was a Swedish machinegun round that was also used by machinegun troops in the m/40 rifle (a modified K98K). It was discontinued c1990. Its use was confined to Sweden and it was never loaded as a sporting rifle. Case capacity is approximately 73.55 grs water similar to the 8mm Gibbs and a bit more than the 8mm-06 AI. 

This text is based on information from “Cartridges of the World”, Hodgdon reloading manual, the cartridge designer and/or own resources.

   
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