.500 Smith & Wesson “Special” Not Magnum! Precision One, FMJ, One Cartridge Not A Box.
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One Cartridge, not a box, the picture of the box is for reference only!
One Cartridge, not a box: .500 Smith & Wesson Special or a.k.a. 500 S&W Short and 500 Special by Precision One Ammunition Company, factory loaded using new brass cases by Starline Brass company with ” *∩* 500 SPECIAL” Head-Stamp and loaded with a 300 grain FMJ (Full Metal Jacket) projectile.
History of the .500 Smith & Wesson Special Cartridge:
.500 Smith & Wesson Special (a.k.a. 500 S&W Short and 500 Special) was introduced in 2006 by Cor-Bon Ammunition Company to be used in the 500 Smith & Wesson Magnum Pistol as a lighter load. Basically ( like the 44 Special is to the 44 Magnum) the 500 S&W Special is a shortened version of the 500 Smith & Wesson Magnum Cartridge.
The 500 Smith & Wesson Magnum has a case length of 1.619″ and an overall length of 2.003″ vs. the 500 S&W Special has a case length of 1.274″ and an overall length of 1.733″. Code 5.98