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|All information listed assumes Standard FMJ (Reg/SP/FMJ)|
|Cost per round||3.25|
|Weight per round (units)||0.01|
|Quantity (retail box/bulk can)||20 / 1000|
|Primer type||Large rifle|
|Powder type||Rifle powder|
|Projectile type||.236, 71 grain|
|Cost per case||1.11|
|Standard load (SP)||333 pwdr|
|Cold load (-P)||300 pwdr|
|Hot load (+P)||N/A pwdr|
|Super load (+P+)||N/A pwdr|
|Real world information|
|Ref. barrel length (inches)||18.2 (QBZ-95)|
|Muzzle velocity||870 m/s (2854 ft/s)|
|Muzzle energy||1355 Joule (1283 ft-lbf)|
|Country of origin||China|
5.8x42mm is pronounced five point eight by forty-two millimeters.
This caliber may also be referred to in real life as 5.8mm Chinese, however that designation is not used in the Mazes.
There are 7 base weapons chambered in this caliber.
Barrel length groups
The reference barrel length belongs to the group listed in italics.
|Group name||Barrel length range||Damage multiplier|
|Subcarbine||Up to 11"||0.75x|
|Carbine||11.1" - 16"||0.9x|
|Rifle||16.1" - 20.9"||1.0x|
|Precision||21" and up||1.1x|
The following brands and projectile types are available in retail:
|Brand name||Composition||Available projectile types|
|Standard||Reg/SP|| FMJ (1.0x)|
|Milsurp||Surp/SP|| FMJ (0.25x)|
The multipliers listed correspond to the value multipliers to cost of ammunition provided by powder type, pressure level, and projectile type. They are included on this table as a convenience, in order to tell at a glance the cost of a given brand and projectile combination.
|Availability of 5.8x42mm as a Customs family chambering:|
- No weapons chambered in this caliber can be created through a Minor service.