.500 Nitro Express 3" - Published Manufacturer Loading Data

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Powder:
 
Recipe Source:
 
 
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GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  Banded Solids 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: Reloder 15 (Alliant Powder)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.735"
Powder:
88.5 gr
93.5 gr
Vel.:
2,050
2,158
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 88.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,050
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 93.5 gr
Max Velocity: 2,158
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes 
 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  TSX 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: H380 (Hodgdon)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.750"
Powder:
93.0 gr
98.0 gr
Vel.:
1,980
2,080
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 93.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,980
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 98.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,080
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes 
 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  Banded Solids 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: H380 (Hodgdon)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.735"
Powder:
96.5 gr
101.5 gr
Vel.:
2,071
2,160
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 96.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,071
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 101.5 gr
Max Velocity: 2,160
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes 
 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  TSX 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: H414 (Hodgdon)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.750"
Powder:
103.0 gr
108.0 gr
Vel.:
2,004
2,169
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 103.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,004
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 108.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,169
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes 
C   

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  DGX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.510"
Powder: H4350 (Hodgdon)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: HDY
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.740"
Powder:
98.8 gr
106.3 gr
Vel.:
2,001
2,188
Press.:
33,800
42,700
Starting Powder: 98.8 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,001
Starting Pressure: 33,800
Max Powder: 106.3 gr
Max Velocity: 2,188
Max Pressure: 42,700
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  DGX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.510"
Powder: H4831 (Hodgdon)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: HDY
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.740"
Powder:
106.0 gr
114.0 gr
Vel.:
1,989
2,145
Press.:
34,000
40,900
Starting Powder: 106.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,989
Starting Pressure: 34,000
Max Powder: 114.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,145
Max Pressure: 40,900
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  DGX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.510"
Powder: Hybrid 100V (Hodgdon)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: HDY
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.740"
Powder:
105.4 gr
112.2 gr
Vel.:
2,118
2,246
Press.:
35,100
40,500
Starting Powder: 105.4 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,118
Starting Pressure: 35,100
Max Powder: 112.2 gr
Max Velocity: 2,246
Max Pressure: 40,500
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  TSX 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: IMR 4007 SSC (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.750"
Powder:
97.0 gr
102.0 gr
Vel.:
1,975
2,106
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 97.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,975
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 102.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,106
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes 
C   

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  Banded Solids 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: IMR 4007 SSC (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.735"
Powder:
100.0 gr
105.0 gr
Vel.:
2,034
2,140
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 100.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,034
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 105.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,140
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes 
C   

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  Banded Solids 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: IMR 4320 (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.735"
Powder:
86.5 gr
91.5 gr
Vel.:
1,979
2,120
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 86.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,979
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 91.5 gr
Max Velocity: 2,120
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes 
 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  DGX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.510"
Powder: IMR 4350 (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: HDY
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.740"
Powder:
97.3 gr
104.7 gr
Vel.:
1,960
2,075
Press.:
34,900
38,600
Starting Powder: 97.3 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,960
Starting Pressure: 34,900
Max Powder: 104.7 gr
Max Velocity: 2,075
Max Pressure: 38,600
Source: Hodgdon 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  DGX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.510"
Powder: IMR 4451 (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: HDY
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.740"
Powder:
98.5 gr
106.0 gr
Vel.:
1,941
2,100
Press.:
35,200
42,000
Starting Powder: 98.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,941
Starting Pressure: 35,200
Max Powder: 106.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,100
Max Pressure: 42,000
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  DGX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.510"
Powder: IMR 4831 (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: HDY
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.740"
Powder:
106.0 gr
114.0 gr
Vel.:
1,971
2,137
Press.:
33,400
40,700
Starting Powder: 106.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,971
Starting Pressure: 33,400
Max Powder: 114.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,137
Max Pressure: 40,700
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  DGX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.510"
Powder: IMR 4955 (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: HDY
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.740"
Powder:
108.0 gr
115.0 gr
Vel.:
1,975
2,107
Press.:
34,900
40,500
Starting Powder: 108.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,975
Starting Pressure: 34,900
Max Powder: 115.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,107
Max Pressure: 40,500
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  DGX 
(HDY)
Diameter: 0.510"
Powder: IMR 7828 (Improved Military Rifle)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: HDY
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.740"
Powder:
108.1 gr
115.0 gr
Vel.:
1,902
2,041
Press.:
31,400
37,000
Starting Powder: 108.1 gr
Starting Velocity: 1,902
Starting Pressure: 31,400
Max Powder: 115.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,041
Max Pressure: 37,000
Source: Hodgdon 
C 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  TSX 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: N540 (VihtaVuori)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.750"
Powder:
90.5 gr
95.5 gr
Vel.:
2,001
2,140
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 90.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,001
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 95.5 gr
Max Velocity: 2,140
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes 
 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  Banded Solids 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: N540 (VihtaVuori)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.735"
Powder:
92.0 gr
97.0 gr
Vel.:
2,068
2,167
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 92.0 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,068
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 97.0 gr
Max Velocity: 2,167
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes 
 

 
GR.:  570 gr
Bullet Type:  TSX 
(Barnes)
Diameter: 0.509"
Powder: N550 (VihtaVuori)
Primer: FED 215m
Case: A-Square
Trim Length: 2.990"
C.O.L.: 3.750"
Powder:
97.5 gr
102.5 gr
Vel.:
2,002
2,142
Press.:
 
 
Starting Powder: 97.5 gr
Starting Velocity: 2,002
Starting Pressure:  
Max Powder: 102.5 gr
Max Velocity: 2,142
Max Pressure:  
Source: Barnes