The Cartridge Comparison Guide poster displays 140 rifle cartridges (including the 20 mm, 50-20, 50 BMG, 416 Barrett, 408 Chey-Tac and 338 Lapua). It includes all shotgun sizes from 32 gauge up to the 10 and 8 gauges, and 41 handgun cartridges. The cartridges represented are modern or currently available cartridges as well as common military surplus.
The rifle section covers all your standard hunting cartridges, from the 22 LR and 17 HMR all the way up through the 505 Gibbs and 577 Nitro, as well as the 348 Win, 404, 450/400, 6.5 Carcano, 6.5 Japanese and the 5.45×39.
The handgun section covers all the standard handgun cartridges, from the 22 LR to the 500 S&W, including the 5.7×28 and the 44-40, 38-40, and the 357 Maximum, 445 Super Mag, and the 45 Win Mag.Wildcat.
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The first details a step by step process to help you better understand your shooting environment and personal requirements.
Then, the book combines the 12 major load sources into data tables detailing the full envelope of cartridge performance capabilities. These tables provide seven different chapters of “nose to nose” comparisons for every rifle cartridge, and six comparative chapters for handgun cartridges.
The third section provides 14 discussion sections detailing proper cartridge and bullet selection based on the game animal, bullet construction, desired wound-channel, shooting distance, hunting environment, and much more.
Finally, the fourth section provides quick reference ballistic charts which detail trajectory, velocity and energy out to 500 yards for bullet weights of 20 to 750 grains.
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