.600 Nitro Express


Until the advent of the .700 Nitro Express in 1988, this was the largest and most powerful of all the English big game cartridges. Its design, by Jeffery in 1903, was based on an earlier blackpowder round and it was used in double rifles. It is today a formidable cartridge for any type of dangerous big game.
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
900g S/SN
28"
11
1950
7600
1807
6530
1676
5620

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