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.500 S&W Magnum

Test barrel: 280 mm (11”), 1 in 18” twist
Primers: Large Rifle
Cases: Starline, trim-to length 41,00 mm (1.614”)

Bullet Powder Starting load Maximum load
Weight Type Mfg C.O.L Type Weight Velocity Weight Velocity
[g] [grs]     [mm] [in.]   [g] [grs] [m/s] [fps] [g] [grs] [m/s] [fps]
19,4 300 TMJ Speer 51,0 2.008 3N38 1,90 29.3 535 1755 2,20 33.9 583 1913
            N105 1,98 30.6 536 1759 2,33 36.0 599 1965
            N110 2,59 40.0 570 1870 2,95 45.5 652 2139
22,7 350 HP/XTP Hornady 50,4 1.984 3N38 1,64 25.3 468 1535 2,00 30.9 537 1762
            N105 1,75 27.0 487 1598 2,02 31.2 522 1713
            N110 2,19 33.8 521 1709 2,51 38.7 574 1883
            N120 2,76 42.6 503 1650 2,90F 44.7F 539 1768
25,9 400 JSP Sierra 52,1 2.051 N105 1,62 25.0 440 1444 2,01 31.0 505 1657
            3N38 1,63 25.2 441 1447 1,85 28.5 486 1594
            N110 2,11 32.6 485 1591 2,42 37.3 536 1759

F = Full case

LIGHT GREY TEXT BOX INDICATES MAXIMUM LOAD - USE WITH CAUTION!
LOADS LESS THAN MINIMUM CHARGES SHOWN ARE NOT RECOMMENDED

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