Thread: .458 bullet
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Old 08-03-2017, 09:29 AM
Giant Nontypical
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Depending on how tight your bore is, you may be able to use the Harvester Black Crushrib even though its made for .452 bullets. Ive used the MMP Orange quite a bit and it worked fine for me. Loaded OD is around .506-.507 depending on bullet used. Some 458s are actually .457 such as the Remington 300gr HP. The Harvester sabot will be a fair amount larger.

The 325gr FTX is a little on the tough side but should be fine if you can manage around 1900fps or a little faster. Much slower and you may get poor expansion at longer ranges.

The Sierra 458 300gr FNHP is much more lightly constructed and one of my favorites for moderate loads. Expansion will be very reliable all the way down to 1300fps or even a bit less.
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