The .425 Westley Richards

A Dangerous Game Rifle That Could Be Speed Reloaded by Stripper Clip The .425 Westley Richards is sometimes referred to as the Westley Richards .425 Magnum Express. It became a much respected cartridge, favored by the legendary Frederick Courtenay Selous and by John "Pondoro" Taylor, author of "African Rifles and Cartridges". Firing a 410grain bullet at ...

The .600 Nitro Express

The .600 NE: Chronograph Slaying Power Much has been written about the .600 Nitro Express, most focusing on the sheer power of the cartridge, power with which to stop a charging elephant, and power to break a shooter's collar-bone and cause a nose-bleed at the same time. Although I first handled a .600 Nitro Express double ...

The 7×66 SE Vom Hofe

A Thoughtful Oddity The 7x66 Super Express Vom Hofe cartridge has enjoyed a dedicated following in Europe but is almost unheard of in the United States. It is a cartridge that has recently experienced something of a renaissance however as it has been effectively redesigned and reborn as the 28 Nosler: the principle difference between the ...

The .300 Holland & Holland Magnum

Introduction: The Dawn of the Belted Cartridge Case The story of the .300 Holland & Holland Magnum traces all the way back to 1905 when British rifle-maker Holland & Holland wanted to make .375" caliber magazine rifles (i.e. bolt action rifles) to compete with the 9.5 Mannlicher and the .375 Flanged Nitro Express 2½" Velopex. The ...

The .358 Norma Magnum

Introduction Although I started shooting seriously back in 1971 and am a keen shooter today, there was a two decade long hiatus in my opportunities to shoot and to go hunting caused by a need to go and work overseas on contract in a country that was just not a place you could own a rifle, ...

The 450/400 3″ Nitro Express

History The 450/400 3" Nitro Express is a cartridge that not so many people write about, probably for the same reason that you don't hear a lot about the 9.3x62 either: they are quiet achievers. The 450/400 3" was an evolution of the older 450/400 3¼" Black Powder Express cartridge that was given a new lease ...

The 9.3x62mm, A Quiet Achiever

Introduction The 9.3x62 is a caliber that is common in Europe, well known in Africa, especially in countries that were once German colonies, and quite uncommon in the United States. In Europe almost, if not all, rifle manufacturers chamber their rifles for this caliber be they Sako, Sauer, Mauser, Heym, Merkel, Haenel, Blaser, CZ or others. ...

.416 Taylor

Introduction The .416 Taylor is one of those cartridges that started out as a wildcat back in the golden era of wildcatting which lasted from the 1950's up into the 1970's. Created by American wildcatter Bob Chatfield-Taylor, it is simply the .458 Winchester Magnum necked down to .416", or you can make cases by necking up ...

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