.30 TC

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.30 TC (center) compared to .308 Winchester (left) and 6.5mm Creedmoor (right)

The .30 TC is a cartridge developed by Thompson Center Arms.[1] It was released for sale in 2007. It was initially offered in the Icon series of bolt-action rifles, which were released at the same time. It was an attempt by Thompson Center to make a 308 Winchester length round with 30-06 Springfield performance. While it did accomplish this goal, consumer acceptance was low, and the round has remained on the sidelines.[2] The 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridge was created by necking down the .30 TC and that cartridge has achieved widespread popularity.


  1. ^ "30 TC Load Data". Nosler. Retrieved 5 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "The problem with the .30TC". thehighroad.org. Retrieved 5 April 2015.