Is a 500 S&W worth it?

Is a 500 S&W worth it?

The gun is well worth the money. The cost of it, considering what it is, did not shock me. So, if you have a couple thousand bucks sitting around, and you love to shoot big guns or hunt with revolvers, grab a Smith and Wesson 500 magnum. You won’t be disappointed in it’s appearance or performance.

How powerful is a 500 Smith & Wesson Magnum?

The . 500 S&W Magnum has a maximum working pressure of 60,000 psi (4,100 bar). However, most factory ammunition is limited to 50,000 psi (3,400 bar) to help ease extraction of fired cases. The cylinders of the S&W Model 500 revolver are engineered to be capable of withstanding 50% over pressure.

How fast does a 500 Magnum shoot?

The Smith & Wesson Model 500 is a five-shot, double/single action large-caliber revolver produced by Smith & Wesson, firing the ….

Smith & Wesson Model 500
Cartridge .500 S&W Magnum, .500 S&W Special
Action Double/Single Action
Muzzle velocity Approx. 2,075 ft/sec (~632 m/s)
Effective firing range 165 ft (~50 m)

How much is a 500 SW?

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Price $1,439.99
Weight 72.5oz
Cartridge 500 S&W
Hand Right
State Compliance California Compliant

What is more powerful a 44 mag or a 500 magnum?

500 Magnum is easily twice as powerful as the . 44 Magnum. At speeds of up to 2,075 feet per second, . 500 Magnum is generally faster than .

What is the most powerful semi auto pistol?

The . 475 Wildey Magnum, loaded with a 250-grain bullet, can achieve a muzzle velocity in the Wildey pistol, depending on barrel length, of 1,850 ft/s. This generates 1,900 ft-lbf of muzzle energy. As a result, the Wildey may be the most powerful semi-automatic pistol available by sheer numbers.

Who makes a 500 magnum pistol?

Janz-Präzisionstechnik GmbH is the company that produces the JTL-E . 500 S&W Magnum 12, which is generally a custom-made revolver. It only works . 500 S&W Magnum – that’s what it’s designed for, that’s what it can do.