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The Ultimate Reloading Manual
Wolfe Publishing Group
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The Ultimate Reloading Manual

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.460 Weatherby Magnum

.460 Weatherby Magnum
Warning! Notes: Test rifle was a Weatherby Mark V, twenty-six-inch barrel, sixteen-inch twist; Weatherby cases, Federal 215 primers. These loads were all considered as full-power for hunting any game under all hunting conditions, but should be approached from five percent below in any other rifle. (Handloader Issue #99)
Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.
Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
300 Sierra Norma N-201 Subscribe 3,028
Remarks: maximum
350 Hornady Hodgdon H-380 Subscribe 2,793
Remarks:
350 Hornady Norma N-202 Subscribe 2,856
Remarks:
350 Hornady IMR IMR-4064 Subscribe 2,905
Remarks: maximum
350 Hornady Norma N-201 Subscribe 2,767
Remarks:
350 Hornady Winchester W-760 Subscribe 2,731
Remarks: compressed
350 Hornady Hodgdon H-380 Subscribe 2,872
Remarks: outstanding accuracy; compressed
350 Hornady IMR IMR-4064 Subscribe 3,007
Remarks: outstanding accuracy
350 Hornady IMR IMR-4064 Subscribe 2,183
Remarks: poor accuracy
350 Hornady IMR IMR-3031 Subscribe 2,120
Remarks: good accuracy
500 Hornady IMR IMR-4064 Subscribe 2,102
Remarks: roughly .458 Winchester velocity
500 Hornady IMR IMR-3031 Subscribe 2,066
Remarks: roughly .458 Winchester velocity
500 Hornady SP IMR IMR-4831 Subscribe 2,549
Remarks: compressed
500 Hornady SP IMR IMR-4350 Subscribe 2,582
Remarks: compressed
500 Hornady SP Winchester W-760 Subscribe 2,455
Remarks: compressed
500 Hornady SP Norma N-204 Subscribe 2,542
Remarks: compressed
500 Hornady SP IMR IMR-4064 Subscribe 2,474
Remarks:
500 Hornady SP IMR IMR-4320 Subscribe 2,404
Remarks:
500 Hornady Winchester W-785 Subscribe 2,489
Remarks: heavily compressed, mild
500 Hornady Hodgdon H-450 Subscribe 2,514
Remarks: heavily compressed, mild
500 Hornady Norma N-MRP Subscribe 2,538
Remarks: heavily compressed, mild
500 Hornady Hodgdon H-4831 Subscribe 2,551
Remarks: heavily compressed, mild
500 Hornady Norma N-204 Subscribe 2,625
Remarks: maximum; 7,500 ft-lb at muzzle
500 Hornady IMR IMR-4831 Subscribe 2,637
Remarks: maximum; compressed
500 Hornady IMR IMR-4350 Subscribe 2,641
Remarks: maximum; compressed
500 Hornady Hodgdon H-414 Subscribe 2,619
Remarks: maximum
500 Hornady Hodgdon H-380 Subscribe 2,503
Remarks: maximum; 36-fps spread
500 Hornady IMR IMR-4320 Subscribe 2,626
Remarks: maximum
500 Hornady Norma N-202 Subscribe 2,447
Remarks: maximum; 20-fps spread
500 Hornady IMR IMR-4895 Subscribe 2,475
Remarks: maximum
500 Hornady Hodgdon H-4895 Subscribe 2,525
Remarks: maximum; 7,100 ft-lb at muzzle
500 Hornady IMR IMR-4064 Subscribe 2,438
Remarks: maximum
500 Hornady Norma N-201 Subscribe 2,430
Remarks: maximum
500 Hornady IMR IMR-3031 Subscribe 2,473
Remarks: maximum
600 Barnes SP RN Hodgdon H-4831 Subscribe 2,258
Remarks: compressed
600 Barnes SP RN IMR IMR-4831 Subscribe 2,351
Remarks: compressed
600 Barnes SP RN Norma MRP Subscribe 2,296
Remarks: compressed
600 Barnes SP RN IMR IMR-4350 Subscribe 2,351
Remarks: compressed
600 Barnes SP semi-spitzer Norma MRP Subscribe 2,230
Remarks: compressed