GecoCenterfire rifle cartridges

GECO centerfire rifle cartridges – developed for successful hunting. A range of bullets for training and all types of hunting situations worldwide. GECO centerfire cartridges – ALL YOU NEED.

A choice between six different GECO bullets allows for the best match of cartridge to target: GECO Plus for large game, GECO Express for long-range shooting, GECO Zero as a lead-free bullet with extreme stopping power, GECO Teilmantel (Soft Point) as a true all-around workhorse and GECO Sport and Target FMJ for match shooting and training.

All hunting cartridges are “made in Germany” which means outstanding accuracy and reliable bullet performance. Combine this with high quality components and innovative product solutions and you can see why GECO means quality.

The range has been expanded by two bullets to increase your hunting possibilities.

GECO 8x57 IRS SOFTPOINT 185 gr

Item no.: 2123398

Velocity

0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mV [m/s] 0760 50702 100647 150595 200545 250498 300455

Energy

0m 50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
mE [J] 03466 502957 1002512 1502124 2001782 2501488 3001242
50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m
100m 50m 0 100m 150m -5.9 200m -18.7 250m -37.6 300m -66.3
MRD 150m 50m 2 100m 4 150m 0.1 200m -10.8 250m -29.9 300m -59.1
BC-Value 0.245
GECO Softpoint bullet

GECO Softpoint bullet

Thousands of roe deer have been shot with the legendary GECO Softpoint bullet which is suitable for universal use and in almost any hunting situation. It responds reliably in the game’s body and has good target ballistic effectiveness. The thin walled jacket of the bullet is the secret of this successful design, deformation is initiated by the marked lead tip and then the jacket responds to the increased resistance, even with heavy game the deformation process remains well controlled.

8 x 57 IRS
GECO Softpoint bullet

Applications

  • Light game
    Light game
  • Medium game
    Medium game
GECO Softpoint

Construction GECO Softpoint bullet

Universally usable and copes with almost any hunting situation.

  1. GECO Classic Tip: For safe deformation and stability
  2. GECO Lead Core: For a well-balanced performance
  3. GECO TS Jacket: For precision and barrel protection

GECO centerfire rifle cartridges in caliber 8x57 IRS

8 x 57 IRS

The 8 x 57 IRS is a first-class cartridge for drillings. 

Since there already was an 8 x 57 IR, the next logical step was to also create a cartridge with rim for break-open rifles in addition to the 8 x 57 IS with the stronger 8 mm bullets. Well, the 8 x 57 IRS is the rimmed version of the rimless 8 x 57 IS – both were introduced in 1905. 

GECO is offering three loads with the 185 gr GECO Softpoint bullet, with the 196 gr GECO Plus and with the 139 gr lead-free GECO ZERO.

Bullets

Cartridges

GECO Plus

GECO ZERO

GECO Softpoint