Ep 126: .458 Win Mag vs .458 Lott Comparison

I’ve got another cartridge comparison episode for you today. Since we’ve been talking a lot about cape buffalo, I think this is a good opportunity to discuss the .458 Winchester Magnum and how it compares to the .458 Lott. In this episode, I’m going to do a detailed comparison of the 458 Win Mag vs 458 Lott 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 .458 Winchester Magnum and .458 Lott 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.


.458 Lott vs .458 Lott: What You Know May Be Wrong – Blog article referenced in podcast

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