.450 Dakota by Dakota Arms, One Cartridge , not a box!
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One Cartridge, not a Box: .450 Dakota by Dakota Arms, loaded with new Special Lapua Brass case with “450 DAKOTA” Head-Stamp and Dakota insignia. Normally loaded with a 500 grain JHP (Jacketed Hollow Point) projectile, not shown in picture, however projectiles my vary due to availability.
History of the .450 Dakota cartridge:
The 450 Dakota is one of seven Proprietary Cartridges developed by Don Allen, the founder of Dakota Armsin Sturgis, South Dakota.The largest of the Dakota lineup, the 450 Dakota is based from the 416 Rigby case and is almost identical to the 460 Weatherby Cartridge. Loaded with 400 to 500 grain projectiles this cartridge produces up to 6,770 foot pounds of energy.
History of the Dakota Arms Company:Dakota Arms in Sturgis, South Dakota was founded in 1987 by Don Allen and his wife Norma, to produce high-grade hunting rifles based on a design worked up by Don Allen and Pete Grisel.The First Rifle produced was the Dakota Model 76, and immediate success, and was soon joined by other variations, including the Varimter, Model 76 African, Model 76 Custom, Miller Classic, Model 97, Model M-97 Deluxe, and a few more.Don and Pete developed nine great proprietary cartridges, some based on the 404 Jeffery and 416 Rigby cases. Don Allen pasted away in 2003 and soon after, Norma Allen, his wife sold the company. The new owners brought other lines under the Dakota name including Miller Arms , Dan Walter and Nesika Bay Precision. Until they sold to Remington Company, Inc. , owned subsidiary DA Acquisitions LLC in June 5, 2009.Still doing very well today 2018, some consider Dakota the make of the finest rifles available today.