::.256 Newton


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The .256 Newton is a high-velocity rimless cartridge and was developed by Charles Newton in 1913 in conjunction with the Western Cartridge Company. It is a 30-06 Springfield cartridge, shortened<ref>Barnes, Frank, and Amber, John T. Cartridgs of the World (DBI, 1972), p.76, ".256 Newton".</ref> and necked down to .264) with a different shoulder angle. However, the .256 Newton and the .30-06 are not interchangeable. The .256 Newton and the 6.5-06 are not interchangeable.
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