Following along the same lines as the past few episodes where we’ve talked a lot about cape buffalo hunting, we’re doing another cartridge comparison episode today. However, we’ll step down a little bit in caliber and discuss a few slightly smaller, but still really hard hitting dangerous game cartridges. In this episode, I’m going to do a detailed comparison of the .416 Rigby vs .416 Remington Magnum vs .416 Ruger and discuss the pros and cons of each one so you can make an informed decision regarding which one will work best for you.
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What We Covered
1) History of the .416 Rigby, .416 Remington Magnum, and .416 Ruger cartridges.
2) How the cartridges compare to each other in terms of external dimensions, trajectory, recoil, and accuracy.
3) Compare ammo and rifle choices in each cartridge.
4) Pros and cons of hunting with each cartridge.
.416 Rigby: A Classic African Big Game Hunting Cartridge – Blog article referenced in podcast
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