Glossary of Terms

 

PCC – Pistol Caliber Carbine

Rimfire – Small rimmed cartridges such as .22 LR and .17 HMR

Short Action – Small Frame rifle cartridges – Calibers up to .308 Win

Long Action – Large Frame non-magnum calibers

Magnum Calibers – Large bore or high energy calibers including pistol and rifle variants

Pistol – Handgun with a barrel under 16”

Rifle – Shoulder Fired, Barrel 16” or longer

 

RIMFIRE/PISTOL CALIBERS

 

Caliber Recommended Thickness/Grade Minimum Distance
.22 LR (Pistol) 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
.22 LR (Rifle) 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
.22 Magnum (Pistol) 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
.22 Magnum (Rifle) 1/4” AR400 25 Yards
.17 HMR (Pistol) 1/4” AR400 50 Yards
.17 HMR (Rifle) 1/4” AR400 100 Yards
.380 ACP 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
9mm (Pistol) 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
9mm (PCC) 1/4” AR400 25 Yards
.40 S&W (Pistol) 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
.40 S&W (PCC) 1/4” AR400 25 Yards
.45 ACP (Pistol) 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
.45 ACP (PCC) 1/4” AR400 25 Yards
10mm (Pistol) 3/8” AR500 25 Yards
10mm (PCC) 3/8” AR500 25 Yards
.45 GAP 1/4” AR400 25 Yards
.357 Sig 3/8” AR500 25 Yards
.38 Special 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
.357 Magnum (Pistol) 3/8” AR500 25 Yards
.357 Magnum (Rifle) 3/8” AR500 50 Yards
.44 Special 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
.44 Magnum (Pistol) 3/8” AR500 25 Yards
.44 Magnum (Rifle) 3/8” AR500 50 Yards
,45 Long Colt 1/4” AR400 10 Yards
.454 Casull 1/2” AR500 25 Yards
.460 S&W (Pistol) 1/2” AR500 50 Yards
.460 S&W (Rifle) 1/2” AR500 100 Yards
500 S&W (Pistol) 1/2” AR500 50 Yards
500 S&W (Rifle) 1/2” AR500 100 Yards
50 AE 1/2” AR500 25 Yards

 

SHORT ACTION RIFLE CALIBERS

 

 

Caliber Recommended Thickness/Grade Minimum Distance
17 Remington 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 Yards
204 Ruger 3/8” AR500/AR550 300 Yards
20 PPC 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 Yards
22 Hornet 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
218 Bee 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
221 Remington Fireball 3/8” AR500/AR550 150-200 Yards
222 Remington 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 Yards
223 Remington 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards (16” Barrel)
222 Remington Magnum 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
22 PPC 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
219 Zipper 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
22 Bench Rest (BR) 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
224 Valkyrie 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 Yards
224 Weatherby Magnum 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
22-250 Remington 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
220 Swift 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
6mm PPC 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
6mm BR 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 Yards
243 Winchester 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
6mm Creedmoor 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
6mm Remington 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
6mm-284 Winchester 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
250 Savage 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 Yards
6.5mm Creedmoor 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
260 Remington 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
6.8 Remington SPC 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
270 Winchester Short Magnum(WSM) 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
7mm-08 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
7mm Remington Short Action Ultra Magnum (SAUM) 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
30 M1 Carbine 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
30 BR 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
30-30 Winchester 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
300 Remington SAUM 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
300 WSM 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
308 Winchester 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
32 Winchester Special 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards
325 WSM 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
338 Federal 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
35 Remington 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
44-40 Winchester 3/8” AR500/AR550 100 Yards

 

LONG ACTION/MAGNUM RIFLE CALIBERS

 

 

Caliber Recommended Thickness/Grade Minimum Distance
240 Weatherby Magnum 1/2” AR500 200+ Yards
6mm-284 Winchester 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
257 Roberts 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
25-06 Remington 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
6.5 x 55 Swedish Mauser 3/8” AR500/AR550 200 + Yards
6.5-06 A-Square 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
264 Winchester Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
270 Winchester 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
280 Remington 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
30-40 Krag 1/2” AR500 100 + Yards
30-06 Springfield 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
303 British 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
8x57 Mauser 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
35 Whelen 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
350 Remington Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
45-70 Government 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
257 Weatherby Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
270 Weatherby Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
300 Winchester Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
300 Weatherby Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
30-378 Weatherby Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
.338 Lapua Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
338-378 Weatherby Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
7mm Shooting Times Western (STW) 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
7mm Remington Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
7mm Weatherby Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
340 Weatherby Magnum 1/2” AR500 200 + Yards
223 WSSM 3/8” AR550 200+ Yards
243 WSSM 1/2” AR500 300 + Yards
25 WSSM 3/8” AR550 200+ Yards

 

HEAVY RIFLE CALIBERS

 

 

Caliber Recommended Thickness/Grade Minimum Distance
375 CheyTac (Lead Core) 3/4” AR500 300 Yards
375 CheyTac (Brass Solids) 3/4” AR500 400 Yards
408 CheyTac (Lead Core) 3/4” AR500 300 Yards
408 CheyTac (Brass Solids) 3/4” AR500 400 Yards
416 Barrett (Lead Core) 3/4” AR500 300 Yards
416 Barrett (Brass Solids) 3/4” AR500 400 Yards
50 BMG (Ball and Brass Solids) 3/4” AR500 300 Yards
50 BMG Improved 3/4” AR500 400 Yards
50 BMG Armor Piercing/API NOT RATED NOT RATED