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African Dangerous Game Cartridges Pierre an der Walt

African Dangerous Game Cartridges

Pierre an der Walt

Published August 27th 2012
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Kindle Edition
677 pages
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African Dangerous Game CartridgesThis is a full colour, interactive Kindle version of this highly acclaimed and definitive title written by a retired South African professional hunter, which has been receiving rave reviews on internet hunting andMoreAfrican Dangerous Game CartridgesThis is a full colour, interactive Kindle version of this highly acclaimed and definitive title written by a retired South African professional hunter, which has been receiving rave reviews on internet hunting and shooting forums. A number of novel concepts such as Impact Velocity Bands, Comfortable Shooting Mass and others are introduced and the book contains excellent high-speed photography of bullets during the terminal phase. A number of revolutionary concepts attacking traditional perceptions are included and this is augmented by more than 400 full colour images supporting the author’s views. This encyclopaedic title is split in two sections that cover the following topics:Part 1 - ±134 pages in hard copy versionDefinitions, descriptions and classificationsDouble and bolt actions features and comparisonsRecoil and recoil managementDangerous game sights and opticsBullet behaviour and terminal ballistics of softs and solidsHandloading dangerous game cartridgesThe most comprehensive burning rate chart ever – also distinguishing between extruded, flake and ball powders for the first time.Part 2 - ±346 pages in hard copy versionDetailed discussions of the dimensional and technical specs, history, characteristics, performance and handloading of dangerous game cartridges including over 2,500 handloads for Accurate, ADI, Alliant, Hodgdon, Lovex, IMR, Norma, Ramshot, Rottweil, Somchem, Vectan, Vihtavuori and Winchester powders.Cartridges covered are the 9,3x62, 9,3x64 9,3x74mmR, 9,5x56, .375 Flanged H&H, .376 Steyr, .375 H&H Magnum, .375 Ruger, .375 Dakota, .375 and .378 Wby Magnums, .375 RUM, .450/400 NE, .400 H&H Belted, .416 Taylor, .416 Rem Mag, .500/416 NE, .416 Rigby, .416 Wby Mag, 10,75x68, .404 Jeffery, .425 WR, 11,2x72, .577/450, .45-70, .450 NE, ..450 No2, .458 Win Mag, .458 Lott/Watts, .458 Express 3”, .458 African, .460 G&A, .450 Rigby Rimless, .450 Dakota, .460 Wby Mag, .500/465, .470 NE, .470 Capstick, .475 No.2, .505 Gibbs, .500 NE, .500 Jeffery, .510 Wells, .500 A-Square, .577 NE, .585 Nyati, .600 NE.