Designed by Weatherby, the .416 Weatherby Magnum is a blown-out 378
Weatherby Magnum. Similar to the .416 Rigby it is was factory
available. It is more potent than strictly necessary for North
American big game and is suitable for all safari in Africa including
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"The .416 Weatherby Magnum, introduced in 1989, is a very powerful rifle cartridge. It is able to push a 400 grain (26 g) bullet to 2700 ft/s (820 m/s). The cartridge also fires that same 400 grain bullet 300 ft/s faster than both the .416 Remington Magnum, and .416 Rigby. Because the recoil of this caliber is quite heavy, it is best used by experienced shooters."
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