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DANGEROUS GAME 475 LINEBAUGH - Mono-Metal

SKU: 2DG 330/20
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“DANGEROUS GAME” 475 LINEBAUGH Mono-Metal
330 gr. Mono-Metal WFN @ 1,575 fps / ME 1,817 ft lbs
20 Round Box

ITEM 2DG 330

At the time of this writing (02-19) I’ve long wanted to introduce a line of mono-metal,  non-expanding, dangerous game loads for our large handgun and 45-70 offerings. These new “Dangerous Game” (DG) loads are super high quality, very powerful, and will live up to their namesake.

“MONO-METAL” BULLETS

Mono-metal bullets have a few advantages (a couple of disadvantages too) over typical non-expanding hard cast bullets. These advantages may or may not be meaningful to each individual, depending on your usage. The advantages are that they are cleaner burning/firing than hard cast bullets. Also, hard cast bullets can smear their nose profile when they hit large bones at close range/high velocity. When the flat nose smears and changes shape, it can impact straight line penetration. The disadvantages are cost and case capacity issues……..mono-metal bullets made of copper or brass alloys are lightweight for their length. As an example, the 380 gr. bullet used in our DG 45-70 load is as long as a 500+ gr. hard cast bullet, depending on its alloy. This means that (for example) the 45-70 casing, with its limited capacity, will have much less propellant capacity when this long bullet is seated into it, so with this limited powder/case capacity, we have to get creative in choosing a propellant that will give us the velocity we need, but not burn so fast as to raise pressures beyond 43,000 PSI. The case capacity issues become more complex with casings that are much smaller than 45-70, like say a 44 Mag. casing. Lead-based bullets are heavy for their length and generally allow for much more case/propellant capacity. By choosing correct propellants, we can generally get great velocity from the long-for-weight mono-metal bullets. We’ve long ago learned that flat nosed, lightweight, mono-metal bullets penetrate far deeper (in a straight line too) than the typical lead-based bullet of similar weight—FAR DEEPER!

Below you can see the firearms I used to obtain velocities. We use real world firearms, not laboratory test barrels that give false high velocities.  Again, you can see that the shortest barrel did not give the slowest velocity. Please read this short article to understand why.  VELOCITY VERSUS BARREL LENGTH

Guns

 1,584 fps -- Freedom Arms model 83, 6-inch barrel
 1,532 fps -- Clements Custom, 6-inch barrel
 1,551 fps -- Bowen Nimrod, 5.5-inch barrel

 

This Dangerous Game 475 Linebaugh load is simply our 480 Ruger load on Steroids (increased velocity of 150+ fps)  as it should be. This load will be good for critters that are very large (2,500+ lbs.) provided you place the bullet where it needs to go.

Item 2DG 330 - Exterior Ballistics Charts for several Muzzle Velocities

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Muzzle Velocity @ 2000 fps for Item 2DG 330

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Muzzle Velocity @ 1900 fps for Item 2DG 330

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Muzzle Velocity @ 1800 fps for Item 2DG 330

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Muzzle Velocity @ 1700 fps for Item 2DG 330

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Muzzle Velocity @ 1600 fps for Item 2DG 330

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Muzzle Velocity @ 1500 fps for Item 2DG 330

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Muzzle Velocity @ 1400 fps for Item 2DG 330

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Muzzle Velocity @ 1300 fps for Item 2DG 330

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Muzzle Velocity @ 1200 fps for Item 2DG 330

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Muzzle Velocity @ 1100 fps for Item 2DG 330

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