Common questions

What is the point of 500 magnum?

What is the point of 500 magnum?

The . 500 S&W Magnum was originally designed to be primarily a handgun hunting cartridge. The creation of Big Horn Armory’s Model 89 lever action rifle has changed it to a serious big game hunting rifle cartridge. In that platform, the cartridge is capable of taking any animal on earth.

What is the most accurate Smith and Wesson revolver?

The most accurate center fire revolver that I have ever fired was a S&W model 27-2 with the 8-3/8″ barrel. The most accurate rimfire revolver that I have ever fired was an old 4-screw S&W model 17 no dash (K-22) with a 6″ barrel.

How powerful is a 500 magnum?

500 Magnum round typically weighs between 275 and 500 grains, or . 62 to 1.14 ounces, and generates a huge range of foot pounds of energy, from 932 to an astonishing 3,032 foot pounds. 500 Magnum is easily twice as powerful as the . 44 Magnum.

Does Smith and Wesson still make the 500?

The Smith & Wesson Model 500 is a five-shot, double/single action large-caliber revolver produced by Smith & Wesson, firing the ….

Smith & Wesson Model 500
Produced 2003–present
Variants See Variants
Mass 56 oz (1.59 kg) to 79.6 oz (2.26 kg)

What is the best Smith and Wesson pistol?

The Model 66 Combat Magnum is the best Smith and Wesson revolver for daily carry. It is one of the smaller revolvers, but the barrel is still long enough to ensure an acceptable level of accuracy at combat ranges.

What is the best revolver for under 500?

The M200 is one of the best handguns under 500 dollars for revolver fans. The barrel is just short enough to be concealable, but it has enough length to make the gun accurate enough for target shooting and other precise roles.

What is the best revolver brand?

Smith & Wesson is arguably the best revolver brand. Model 66 aims to appeal to target shooters and shooting enthusiasts. However, it’s ideal for self and home defense as well. This 357 magnum and 38 revolver from S&W has been on the market since 1899.

What is 500 caliber?

The .500 S&W Magnum (12.7×41mmSR) is a fifty-caliber semi-rimmed handgun cartridge developed by Cor-Bon in partnership with the Smith & Wesson “X-Gun” engineering team for use in the Smith & Wesson Model 500 X-frame revolver and introduced in February 2003 at the SHOT show.