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500 Smith &Wesson Special, aka 500 S&W Special
The 500 Smith & Wesson "Special" cartridge was introduced in 2006 by Cor-Bon Ammunition
Company, to be used in the 500 Smith & Wesson Magnum Pistol as a lighter load.
Basically ( like the 44 Special is to the 44 Magnum) the 500 S&W Special is a shortened version of the
500 Smith & Wesson Magnum Cartridge.
See the picture ( Nickel  500 S&W Magnum vs. the shorter Brass 500 S&W Special)
The 500 Smith & Wesson Magnum has a case length of 1.619" and an overall length of 2.003" vs. the 500
S&W Special has a case length of 1.274" and an overall length of 1.733".
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Above, Left
500 S&W Magnum
Above Right
500 S&W Special
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500 S&W Special (FMJ
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500 S&W Special (H.P.)
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Left: (FMJ)
Right: ((H.P.)
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500 S&W Special,
350 Grain,
Jacketed Hollow Point
$ 5.95 per Cartridge
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500 S&W Special,
350 Grain
Full Metal Jacket
$ 4.95 per Cartridge
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