How many .22 LR can you fit inside a .416 Barrett case?

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Ten rounds.

Why did I stuff ten rounds into a empty case? Some people measure case capacity in Milliliters, I prefer to measure it in Longrifles. For comparison a .338 Laupa has a capacity of 3 LRs.

I admit it is not the most accurate method of gauging case capacity 😉

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Marshall Mathers Marshall Mathers on Feb 10, 2010

    Here's a follow-up thread from the father of the shooter

  • Spiff Spiff on Mar 01, 2010

    About 40 years ago some friends of mine and I contemplated necking a .50BMG to take phonagraph needle...After many more beers, and a discussion about how many reduction dies, and cost, it was going to take, we decided to try the .22 route, but a few more beers later we decided that we could not get a receiver strong enough to withstand the pressure of a full .50BMG case of powder pushing a .22...So we had a few more beers!