|Current Rifle Cartridges
|.338 Winchester Magnum
|Introduced in 1958, the .338 Winchester Magnum is a a belted case, based on the .458 Winchester Magnum
case necked down to except .338 ( .338") caliber projectiles.
With chamber pressures at 53,000 P.S.I. ( pounds per squire inch) and pushing a 200 grain projectile at
3,000 F.P.S. (feet per second) and a 250 grain at over 2,700 fps this cartridge shoots a flat at 500 yards
as most .30 calibers. Making it a good close and long range cartridge for North American big game.