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.700 Nitro Express

Index .700 Nitro Express

The.700 Nitro Express (17.8×89mmR) is a big game rifle cartridge made by Holland & Holland, London, England. [1]

27 relations: Big-game hunting, Centerfire ammunition, Double rifle, Grain (unit), Handloading, Holland & Holland, List of rifle cartridges, Nitro Express, Rifle, Table of handgun and rifle cartridges, .308 Winchester, .45-70, .458 Winchester Magnum, .460 Weatherby Magnum, .475 A&M Magnum, .50 BMG, .577 Tyrannosaur, .585 Gehringer, .585 Hubel express, .585 Nyati, .600 Nitro Express, .600 Overkill, .950 JDJ, 12.7×108mm, 14.5×114mm, 2 bore, 20 mm caliber.

Big-game hunting

Big-game hunting is the hunting of large game, almost always large terrestrial mammals, for meat, other animal by-products (such as horn or bone), trophy or sport.

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Centerfire ammunition

A centerfire cartridge is a cartridge with a primer located in the center of the cartridge case head.

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Double rifle

The double rifle, also known as the double-barrelled rifle, is a rifle with two barrels mounted parallel to each other.

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Grain (unit)

A grain is a unit of measurement of mass, and in the troy weight, avoirdupois, and Apothecaries' system, equal to exactly.

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Handloading

Handloading or reloading is the process of loading firearm cartridges or shotgun shells by assembling the individual components (case/hull, primer, powder, and bullet/shot), rather than purchasing completely assembled, factory-loaded ammunition.

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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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Nitro Express

The Nitro Express (NE) series of cartridges are used in large-bore hunting rifles, also known as elephant guns or express rifles, but later came to include smaller bore high velocity (for the time) British cartridges.

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Rifle

A rifle is a portable long-barrelled firearm designed for precision shooting, to be held with both hands and braced against the shoulder for stability during firing, and with a barrel that has a helical pattern of grooves ("rifling") cut into the bore walls.

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Table of handgun and rifle cartridges

Table of selected pistol/submachine gun and rifle/machine gun cartridges by common name.

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.308 Winchester

The.308 Winchester (pronounced: "three-oh-eight") is a rimless, bottlenecked rifle cartridge and is the commercial cartridge from which the 7.62×51mm NATO round was derived.

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.45-70

The.45-70 rifle cartridge, also known as.45-70 Government, was developed at the U.S. Army's Springfield Armory for use in the Springfield Model 1873, which is known to collectors as the "trapdoor Springfield".

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.458 Winchester Magnum

The.458 Winchester Magnum is a belted, straight-taper cased, dangerous game rifle cartridge.

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.460 Weatherby Magnum

The.460 Weatherby Magnum is a belted, bottlenecked rifle cartridge, developed by Roy Weatherby in 1957.

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.475 A&M Magnum

The.475 A&M Magnum is a rifle cartridge developed in the United States.

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.50 BMG

The.50 Browning Machine Gun (.50 BMG, 12.7×99mm NATO and designated as the 50 Browning by the C.I.P.) is a cartridge developed for the Browning.50 caliber machine gun in the late 1910s.

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.577 Tyrannosaur

The.577 Tyrannosaur or.577 T-Rex (14.9×76mm) is a very large and extremely powerful rifle cartridge developed by A-Square in 1993 on request for professional guides in Zimbabwe who escort clients hunting dangerous game.

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.585 Gehringer

The.585 Gehringer is a wildcat elephant gun cartridge based on the.585 Nyati.

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.585 Hubel express

The.585 Hubel Express is a large center-fire cartridge.

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.585 Nyati

The.585 Nyati (14.9×71mm) is a shoulder-fired rifle cartridge.

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.600 Nitro Express

The.600 Nitro Express is a large bore Nitro Express rifle cartridge developed by W.J. Jeffery & Co for the purpose of hunting large game such as elephant.

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.600 Overkill

The.600 Overkill cartridge is a hunting cartridge designed to fit the CZ-550 action, by American Hunting Rifles.

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.950 JDJ

The.950 JDJ (24.1x70mm) is a powerful large caliber rifle cartridge developed by American gunsmith and weapon designer J. D. Jones of SSK Industries.

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12.7×108mm

The 12.7×108mm cartridge is a heavy machine gun and anti-materiel rifle cartridge used by the former Soviet Union, the former Warsaw Pact, modern Russia, and other countries.

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14.5×114mm

The 14.5×114mm (.57 Cal) is a heavy machine gun and anti-materiel rifle cartridge used by the Soviet Union, the former Warsaw Pact, modern Russia, and other countries.

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2 bore

Two bore or 2 bore is a mostly obsolete firearm caliber.

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20 mm caliber

The 20 mm caliber is a specific size of cannon or autocannon ammunition.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.700_Nitro_Express

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