What does Ott mean in guns?

You probably mean “thirty aught six”. The . 30–06 Springfield rifle cartridge is one of the most common hunting cartridges in North America, having previously been the standard round for the U.S. Armed Forces in WWII and Korea and seeing significant action from WWI through Vietnam.

What caliber is 30us?

The . 30 Carbine cartridge was developed by Winchester and is basically a rimless . 30 caliber (7.62 mm) version of the much older . 32 Winchester Self-Loading cartridge of 1906 introduced for the Winchester Model 1905 rifle.

Is a 30-30 the same as a 30-06?

30-06 are enough to produce more energy than the typical . 30-30 cartridge. While both cartridges produce enough energy for effective expansion and penetration on whitetails and other medium game, if you want to bring down something larger (like elk), the . 30-06 is going to be the better option.

Why is it called a 30 ought 6?

And the nomenclature “ought” is just old-timers’ way of saying “zero” with reference to a year. For example, if you were referring to 1900, you’d say “way back in ought and ought…” Hence, 1906 is spoken “ought six”. You must be a subscriber to .

What’s the difference between.308 and.30 ought 6?

The .308 is a short-action cartridge, whereas the .30-06 is a long-action. If I recall correctly (I don’t feel like googling at this particular moment, but feel free to double-check me), the nomenclature “.30-06” translates to “.30 caliber, designed in 1906” or something along those lines. Edit for my stupidity. Thanks Horse With No Name.

Where do the words ought and aught come from?

The words “aught” and “ought” (the latter in its noun sense) similarly come from Old English ” āwiht ” and ” ōwiht “, which are similarly compounds of a (“ever”) and wiht. Their meanings are thus the opposites to those of “naught” and “nought”—they mean ” anything ” or ” all “.

What’s the difference between ” aught ” and ” naught “?

Samuel Johnson thought that since “aught” was generally used for “anything” in preference to “ought”, so also “naught” should be used for “nothing” in preference to “nought”. However, he observed that “custom has irreversibly prevailed in using ‘naught’ for ‘bad’ and ‘nought’ for ‘nothing'”.