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44 Magnum Rifle - 44 Magnum Handgun

44 Magnum Rifle
444 Marlin
45-70 Government
44 Magnum Rifle:

The 44 Remington Magnum cartridge was introduced to the public in 1955 in a collaboration between Remington and Smith&Wesson. While the 44 magnum was introduced as a new and very powerful handgun cartridge, it is also a great carbine rifle cartridge as well. The 44 magnum cartridge chambered in a good fast handling carbine rifle is the perfect rifle for hunting deer up to elk size at close range, it is extremely effective in heavy cover where shots will be under 50 yards.

 The .44 magnum has enough power and bullet energy at 50 yards in a carbine rifle to shoot clear through an elk and with a bullet diameter of .430 inch the wound channel is quite large. For those that like big heavy bullets for such work the 300 grain XTP bullet by Hornady is very accurate in a carbine rifle. The 300 grain XTP bullet of Hornady's delivers more than a half ton of energy at 50 yards and there is not many animals in North America that can stand up to that kind of force. The .44 Remington Magnum is an excellent short range deer and black bear cartridge for North American woods hunting.

Ballistics:
This is a ballistics chart for the 44 Magnum rifle:
Rifle barrel length: 20 Inches.
Ammunition: Hornady 300 grain XTP bullet.
Bullet diameter: .430 inch.
Bullet weight: 300 grains.
Bullet ballistic coefficient: .245.
Rifle zero: 98 yards, 2" mid-range rise.
Range Muzzle 25 yds. 50 yds. 75 yds. 100 yds. 150 yds. 200 yds.
Bullet Velocity: 1,350 fps. 1,297 fps. 1,248 fps. 1,203 fps. 1,162 fps. 1,093 fps. 1,038 fps.
Bullet Energy: 1,214 ft.lbs. 1,120 ft.lbs. 1,037 ft.lbs. 964 ft.lbs. 900 ft.lbs. 796 ft.lbs. 717 ft.lbs.
Bullet Drop: - 1.5" + 0.9" + 2.0" + 1.6" - 0.2" - 8.8" - 24.6"

This is a ballistics chart for the 44 Magnum rifle:
Rifle barrel length: 20 Inches.
Ammunition: Hornady 225 grain FTX bullet.
Bullet diameter: .430 inch.
Bullet weight: 225 grains.
Bullet ballistic coefficient: .145.
Rifle zero: 122 yards, 2" mid-range rise.
Range Muzzle 25 yds. 50 yds. 75 yds. 100 yds. 150 yds. 200 yds.
Bullet Velocity: 1,870 fps. 1,746 fps. 1,629 fps. 1,519 fps. 1,416 fps. 1,239 fps. 1,106 fps.
Bullet Energy: 1,747 ft.lbs. 1,523 ft.lbs. 1,326 ft.lbs. 1,153 ft.lbs. 1,002 ft.lbs. 767 ft.lbs. 612 ft.lbs.
Bullet Drop: - 1.5" + 0.4" + 1.6" + 2.0" + 1.4" - 3.1" - 13.4"

44 Magnum Reloading:

Bullet Diameter: .430 Inch.
Maximum Case Length: 1.285 Inches.
Trimmed Case Length: 1.275 Inches.
Primer Size: Large Pistol.
Maximum Cartridge Overall Length: 1.610 Inches.

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