Originally Posted by LDBennett
Mosin-Nagant for the reloader can be a problem and the result is poor accuracy.
It seems that 7.62 mm is not the same as 30 caliber for bullets at least as used in the 7.62 x 54R cartridge.
I use 147 grain .311" FMJBT's I get from Wideners. But you are right, 7.62X54R is NOT .308". Some people claim to get good accuracy from their Mosins using .308" projectiles, but none of my bores slugged out that low.