Some bullet comparisons..
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06-28-2013, 04:33 AM #1
Some bullet comparisons..
Commercial rifle cartridges line-up for comparison, left to right: .17 Remington, .218 Bee, .22 Hornet, .222 Remington, .223 Remington, 22-250 Remington, .220 Swift, .243 Winchester, 6.5x55, .270 Winchester and .308 Winchester
A couple of classic African rounds, different rounds for different jobs. Left to right: the bizarre looking 6.5x53R, the finger of death .375 H&H, the stubby .404 Jeffery and the chubby .500 Jeffery
A couple of sore thumbs, mostly for Africa. Or the Jurassic, in case they do wake up. Left to right: .375 H & H Mag spent, .500 Nitro Express, .500 Jeffery , .577 Nitro (14,9 x 69 - Megret), .577 Nitro Express 3" , .585 Nyati, .577 Tyrannosaur, .600 Nitro, .700 Nitro Express and last but not least a 4 bore!
A rundown of some popular .300's in American hunting, left to right: 30-06 Springfield, 300 Ruger Compact Magnum, 300 Winchester Short Magnum, 300 Winchester Magnum, 300 Weatherby Magnum and 300 Remington Ultra Magnum. Used mostly for elk, moose, bear and caribou in North America. They also make good plainsgame rounds for Africa
Big boys league, from big to insanely big, probably just as dangerous at both ends of the gun. left to right: 300 Win Mag (for comparison) 458 Lott, 550 Magnum, 505 Gibbs, 600 overkill, 700 AHR, 700 H&H NE, and 4 bore (2000 grain bullet]
Ultra short magnums in hunting. From left to right the range of Winchester Super Short Magnums with the first three in question .223 WSSM, .243 WSSM, .25 WSSM, then followed by .270 WSM, 7mm WSM, .300 WSM, .325 WSM.
Nosler Partition, to many hunters the best big game bullet in the world when you need a soft nose
The Nosler AccuBond, a very popular bullet for big game hunting today anywhere in the world.
a little masterpiece of ballistic art with some spent and recovered lead-free Barnes bullets. More and more big game hunters swear by them each year.
The three main types of shotgun slugs used in hunting
Willem Pretorius--Kingdom of Bahrain
06-28-2013, 09:25 AM #2
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I love looking and comparing cartridges! Those 4 Bore just look like mini-cannon loads .
06-28-2013, 11:12 AM #3
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Good comparisons! I just got to hold a 4 Bore a buddy of mine brought home from Afghanistan, no way I'm shooting that thing, and I can understand where gun bearers come in that double empty wieght in at 21 pounds.Enjoy life now -- it has an expiration date.
06-28-2013, 02:51 PM #4
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Very nice Thanks for the Pics
06-28-2013, 03:21 PM #5
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as always observe well done ,great post .
I wish l knew where to one of them bullet boards in the top picture
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