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.240 Apex

Index .240 Apex

The.240 Magnum Rimless Holland & Holland (also known as the.240 Apex and the.240 Super Express) and the.240 Magnum Flanged are a pair of centrefire sporting rifle cartridges developed in English gunmakers Holland & Holland in the 1920s, primarily for use in hunting deer and plains game. [1]

13 relations: Bolt action, Cartridge (firearms), Deer, Holland & Holland, List of rifle cartridges, Muzzle velocity, Plains game, .240 Weatherby Magnum, .243 Winchester, .243 Winchester Super Short Magnum, .244 H&H Magnum, 6 mm caliber, 6mm Remington.

Bolt action

Bolt action is a type of firearm action where the handling of cartridges into and out of the weapon's barrel chamber are operated by manually manipulating the bolt directly via a handle, which is most commonly placed on the right-hand side of the weapon (as most users are right-handed).

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Cartridge (firearms)

A cartridge is a type of firearm ammunition packaging a projectile (bullet, shots or slug), a propellant substance (usually either smokeless powder or black powder) and an ignition device (primer) within a metallic, paper or plastic case that is precisely made to fit within the barrel chamber of a breechloading gun, for the practical purpose of convenient transportation and handling during shooting.

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Deer (singular and plural) are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae.

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Holland & Holland

Holland & Holland is a British gun-maker based in London, England which offers handmade sporting rifles and shotguns.

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List of rifle cartridges

List of rifle cartridges, by category, then by name.

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Muzzle velocity

Muzzle velocity is the speed of a projectile at the moment it leaves the muzzle of a gun.

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Plains game

Plains game is well established in literature and conversation as the sporting hunter's generic term for all those fair-game species of antelope and gazelle which are to be found - typically in rather open plains or savanna habitats - throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

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.240 Weatherby Magnum

The.240 Weatherby Magnum was developed in 1968 by Roy Weatherby.

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.243 Winchester

The.243 Winchester (6×52mm) is a popular sporting rifle cartridge.

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.243 Winchester Super Short Magnum

The 243 Winchester Super Short Magnum or 243 WSSM is a rifle cartridge introduced in 2003.

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.244 H&H Magnum

The.244 Holland & Holland Magnum cartridge was created in 1955 in Great Britain by deerstalker and rifle-maker David Lloyd of Pipewell Hall, Northamptonshire and Glencassley in Sutherland, Scotland, and is not to be confused with the smaller-cased and much milder 6 mm (.244 in) Remington.

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6 mm caliber

This article lists firearm cartridges which have a bullet caliber between and.

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6mm Remington

The 6mm Remington rifle cartridge, originally introduced in 1955 by Remington Arms Company as the.244 Remington, is based on a necked down.257 Roberts cartridge using a.24/6mm bullet.

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Redirects here:

.240 Belted Nitro Express, .240 Magnum Flanged, .240 Magnum Rimless, H&H 240 Apex.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.240_Apex

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