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 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.
A centerfire cartridge is a cartridge with a primer located in the center of the cartridge case head.
The double rifle, also known as the double-barrelled rifle, is a rifle with two barrels mounted parallel to each other.
A grain is a unit of measurement of mass, and in the troy weight, avoirdupois, and Apothecaries' system, equal to exactly.
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.
Holland & Holland is a British gun-maker based in London, England which offers handmade sporting rifles and shotguns.
List of rifle cartridges, by category, then by name.
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.
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.
Table of selected pistol/submachine gun and rifle/machine gun cartridges by common name.
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.
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".
The.458 Winchester Magnum is a belted, straight-taper cased, dangerous game rifle cartridge.
The.460 Weatherby Magnum is a belted, bottlenecked rifle cartridge, developed by Roy Weatherby in 1957.
The.475 A&M Magnum is a rifle cartridge developed in the United States.
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.
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.
The.585 Gehringer is a wildcat elephant gun cartridge based on the.585 Nyati.
The.585 Hubel Express is a large center-fire cartridge.
The.585 Nyati (14.9×71mm) is a shoulder-fired rifle cartridge.
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.
The.600 Overkill cartridge is a hunting cartridge designed to fit the CZ-550 action, by American Hunting Rifles.
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.
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.
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.
Two bore or 2 bore is a mostly obsolete firearm caliber.
The 20 mm caliber is a specific size of cannon or autocannon ammunition.