New cartridge based on a shortened 30-06 case. Made to comply with Michigan state hunting regulations
Also described as the 44-35-227 Long with 1.09 inch case. It was introduced in c.1876 for the J.M. Marlin-Ballard Sporting Rifle No. 2, with a 227 grain bullet and with a 35 grain powder charge it gave revolver-level performance and it was really a centrefire version...
Target rifle for the Peabody target rifle that was used under licence by the Providence Tool Company which made the 11.43x55R Turkish military rifle. The head of the 3 What Cheer cartridges are also the same as for the Turkish military cartridge. The cartridges were...
This is a different cartridge from the Sharps Pattern. See HOYEM 4 p. 36
With the bankruptcy of the Volcanic Arms Company at the end of 1856, all their assets were bought by Oliver Winchester, who converted it to the New Haven Arms Company in April 1857. After the end of the Civil War, Oliver Winchester renamed the company to the...
For Graham Williams, an Australian professional hunter
This cartridge was designed for a 404 Jeffery that was shot out and was rebored.
Designed by Jim Harvey in the 1950's, it is one of a series of three Picture from Gun Digest, 1959
Designed by Jim Harvey in the 1950's and is one of a series of three. Picture from Gun Digest, 1959
Developed by Jim Harvey in the 1950's, it is one of 3 in a series. Picture of the Malaska series in Gun Digest,1959
This is an "improved" version of the 425 Westley Richards by Robert M. Lee of Long Island, NY.
This is basically the 425 Westley Richards without the rebated rim
The .425 Express cartridge was designed in 1987 for African hunts by Cameron Hopkins and Whit Collins along with a prototype rifle for this patron John French.The initial model of the weapon for the .425 Express cartridge was a Ruger mod. 77 with bolt lock. The...
Based on the 404 Jeffery case
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Developed by American gun maker John Buhmiller. Still looking for additional info.
The 420 Blitzkrieg dates from around mid-2017 and was designed by Alaskan Long Range Shooters Pro Martusheff (aka Swamplord) and Mark Fox from Precision Rifled Ordnance. Their design is based on a new case design and is not based off any existing case. Cases are made...
Still trying to get some info on this. There was an article on Jeff Reed winning the USA 2000-yard Elite Long Range National in Townsend Montana with a grouping of 13.059" which was a new ELR record.
This cartridge was developed by JD Jones that actually started out as the 411 Whammy. Reason being that at that stage there were a good variety of .411 cal bullets available in the US as opposed t the 416. With the resurgence of the 416 Rigby, quality bullets became...
This is the 375 Remington Ultra Mag necked up to .416. There are different versions of this, but this is the version by Fred Zeglin of Z-Hat.
This cartridge was created in the early 1970’s by Robert Chatfield-Taylor as an standard length alternative to the 416 Rigby which was all but obsolete at that stage. It is basically a 458 Win Mag case necked down to .416.
This is the 404 Jeffery case necked to 416.
Launched in 1989 and based on the 8mm REM MAG necked up, it was designed to be a more cost effective alternative to the 416 Rigby. Instead of replacing the 416 Rigby it actually lead to a resurgence in interest in the .416 cal rifles.