.450/400 3" Nitro Express


The .450/400 3" was introduced by Jeffery in about 1896 and is a shortened version of the .450/400 Magnum, it was designed as a smokeless round using Cordite and has never been loaded as a black powder cartridge. Before the advent of the .375 H&H Magnum it was considered to be one of the most versatile all round cartridges of its time.
BULLET
WEIGHT
IN
GRAINS
BARREL
LENGTH
IN
INCHES
PRESSURE
at 15°C in
tons per
sq. in.
MUZZLE
50 YARDS
100 YARDS
VELOCITY
Feet per
Second
ENERGY
Foot/lbs
VELOCITY
Feet per
Second
ENERGY
Foot/lbs
VELOCITY
Feet per
Second
ENERGY
Foot/lbs
400g S/SN
30"
16
2125
4010
2033
3668
1946
3361

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