Bulk Ammo Weight Comparison

By Amdac [03 Feb 2014]

*NOTE: This list is not complete and is constantly being updated.


The main purpose of this list is for my own reference, so I figured I'd make it public in case anyone else has an interest in this topic.


I've compiled a list of bulk cartridge weights which is useful for estimating the number of rounds you can carry based on weight limitations. These stats came from my own measurements as well as various sources around the internet.




PISTOL CALIBERS
Caliber Type Weight / 100 Rounds Rounds / 10 lbs
9x19mm Hornady 115gr JHP/XTP 2.63 lbs 381.0
.40 S&W Unknown 3.56 lbs 280.7
.45 ACP 230gr Winchester Ball 4.69 lbs 213.3



RIFLE CALIBERS
Caliber Type Weight / 100 Rounds Rounds / 10 lbs
.22LR CCI Blazer 40gr 0.75 lbs 1330.0
.223 NATO 55gr M193 2.56 lbs 390.2
.223 Speer LE 55gr GDSP 2.56 lbs 390.2
.223 Winchester 64gr PowerPoint 2.69 lbs 372.1
7.62x39 Wolf Steel Case 122gr FMJ 3.63 lbs 275.9
.308 Win Remington UMC 150gr FMJ 5.25 lbs 190.5



SHOTGUN SHELLS
Gauge Type Weight / 100 Rounds Rounds / 10 lbs
12ga Federal 00 Buck (2 3/4") 10.25 lbs 97.6
12ga Rem 1 oz Slug (2 3/4") 9.63 lbs 103.9


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