.500 3" Nitro Express


There are a number of .500 Nitro Express cartridges which were derived from the black powder versions of 1880. Those that are loaded by Kynoch today are listed here
.500 3" Nitro Express

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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
570g S/SN
28"
16
2150
5850
2048
5300
1948
4800
.500 3" Nitro for Black
440g SN
28"
-
1900
3530
1747
2990
1617
2560
.500 3" Nitro Express
570g S/SN
28"
15.5
2125
5720
2022
5180
1923
4690