7.62×39 Is The Ideal Choice For Short Barrels

7.62x39 velocities in various barrel lengths
7.62×39 velocities in various barrel lengths chart

If you need a small package without sacrificing much thermal performance due to a shorter barrel, the 7.62×39 is short barrel yugo m92perfect for a SBR AK or an AK pistol. Unlike the lighter 22 cal (.223/5.56×45) which relies on high velocity for it’s devastating thermal ballistic results. There are some premium 5.56×45 loads that work great in shorter barrels such as the popular 14″ lengths but these loads are expensive and can be hard to find. Continue reading “7.62×39 Is The Ideal Choice For Short Barrels” »