## Is 22LR and 22 Magnum the same diameter?

Because of its larger size, a . 22 WMR round will not fit into the chamber of a . 22 LR firearm. Although the bullet diameters are the same, the larger .

## Will 22 Magnum fit in 22LR?

The answer is no. The . 22LR cartridge will fit into the . 22WMR chamber but, due to the difference in size, the fit is loose and, if fired, can damage the firearm or injure the shooter.

**How wide is 22 LR?**

. 22 Long Rifle

.22 Long Rifle (.22 LR) | |
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Bullet diameter | 0.223 in (5.7 mm) – 0.2255 in (5.73 mm) |

Land diameter | 0.212 in (5.4 mm) |

Neck diameter | .226 in (5.7 mm) |

Base diameter | .226 in (5.7 mm) |

### What caliber is a 300 blackout?

. 300 AAC Blackout

7.62×35mm/300 AAC Blackout | |
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Case type | Rimless, bottleneck |

Bullet diameter | 0.308 in (7.8 mm) |

Neck diameter | 0.334 in (8.5 mm) |

Base diameter | 0.376 in (9.6 mm) |

### What is the difference between 22 LR and 22 Magnum rounds?

The .22 Winchester Magnum Round has many of the qualities that make the .22 LR popular, but it has a little more speed, power, and a louder pop when fired.

**How much does a 22 LR cost?**

The .22 WMR is still affordable, with plinking grade prices as low as $.17 per round as I write this. Neither is expensive, but you simply can’t beat the per-round cost of the .22 LR. This is the main reason why it’s so popular. Please note: These price examples are accurate as the time of writing.

## What is the difference between the 22 WMR and 22 Short?

The 22 WMR is in a league of its own. Note how all of the specifications of this cartridge differ compared to 22 short, 22 long and 22 long rifle, apart from similarities in bullet grain and rifling twist. The 22 short, 22 long and 22 long rifle have identical specifications for rim diameter, rim thickness, base diameter and neck diameter.

## What is the muzzle velocity of a 22 LR rifle?

Comparing these two, we see that .22 LR has a muzzle velocity of 1,280 feet per second (fps) and a speed of 1,001 fps after 100 yards. The .22 Magnum, however, has a muzzle velocity of 1,910 fps and a speed of 1,592 fps at 100 yards. The same essential results that we saw for velocity occur for energy.