What caliber is R5?

What caliber is R5?

5.56×45mm NATO
Remington R5 RGP

Cartridge 5.56×45mm NATO
Barrels 10.5″ or 14.5″
Action Gas piston
Feed system Various STANAG magazines.

Whats better AK-47 or AR 15?

The AR-15 is a very accurate rifle with an effective range of 600 yards, which is 200 more yards than the AK-47. Rifle accuracy is measured in “Minute of Angle (MOA)” and the AR-15 is 30% more accurate than the AK-47. The cyclic rate of this rifle is much faster and can fire 200 more rounds per minute than the AK-47.

Do you need a Licence for a .22 rifle in South Africa?

Any airgun that exceeds both the 5.6mm calibre and muzzle energy of 8 joules / 6 foot pounds is classified as a firearm in South Africa and in terms of the FCA a firearms licence is required to own and operate such.

What kind of rifling is a 5R?

5R is a 5-groove rifling pattern with sloped or angled sides to the lands. All rifling has a certain amount of angle to the sides of the lands as a natural effect of the rifling process. The sides of the grooves are parallel, but the sides of the lands are not and the 5R carries this to an extreme.

How many RNDs are in a 5R rifle?

Looking at Bartlein barrels & almost all of them are 5R rifled. Going to be rebarralling my 300 WM soon. Has a Krieger 1-10 with 3100 rnds on it now.

Is the Remington 5R a good hunting rifle?

However, the 5R is a little on the heavy side at 8.25 pounds, making it fairly impractical for accurate shooting from anything but a supported position. Even though it is a tad heavy, the rifle is rock solid in every way. A controversial point of the 5R is the use of the X-Mark Pro trigger system. I generally like the trigger on the rifle.

What kind of hollow point does Remington 5R use?

A steady diet of Sierra MatchKing 175 grain hollow-point boat-tail keeps my 5R healthy. Most cartridges that I shoot are hand-loads, but I have tried a few factory loads. So far, I have put the following through my Remington: Surplus M2 Ball, Nosler Custom Competition 168 grain HPBT, and dozens of batches of handloads.