58 Springfield--the M1866 Springfield fired a rimfire cartridge with a copper case 31mm long whose 500-grain lead bullet
that was propelled to 1000 fps by 60 grains of blackpowder.
That ultra-long, snaky case was loaded with 15 grains of FFg black powder and a 60-grain lead bullet
Prior to 1876, the rifle's cartridge was referred to as the 6 1/3' Caliber fur Hinterladungsgewehre Patronei The cartridge used a copper case 33mm long loaded with 68-grains of blackpowder that pushed its 460-grain lead bullet
to 1280 fps.
This is a full 60 fps faster than their long-time standard 255-grain solid lead bullet
loading can generate.
If you want to go traditional, there's nothing wrong with a good old 158-grain lead bullet
for self-defense, either.
Basically, the Hardcap consists of a thin metal jacket, such as might be used to surround a conventional full-jacketed lead bullet
, that surmounts a load of either #6 or #9 shot in a standard .
4mm long whose 208-grain lead bullet
was propelled to an uninspiring velocity of 330 fps by 9.
Recognizing lead bullet
fragments may be a potential exposure pathway to this endangered species, the state's fish and game department has embarked on a plan to educate hunters in ways they can voluntarily reduce the condors' exposure to lead by various means, including burying the remains of field-dressed game or avoiding hunting in locations where condors are present.
44 RF) cartridge utilized a 200-grain lead bullet
backed by about 26 grains of black powder.
This was attached to a paper tube with a 386-grain lead bullet
, which was propelled to approximately 1200 fps.
An outfit named Lead Bullet
Technology (Box 357, Cornville, AZ 86325) has devised yet another approach to this problem.
6mm) long with a 400-grain lead bullet
and 60 grains of blackpowder.