In 1920 H&H; brought out their .300 Magnum cartridge, based on the 375 H&H; Magnum case necked down to accept .308 inch bullets, which is called the .300 Belted Rimless Magnum or H&H; Super .30 in Britain. Its case has been the basis for most of the magnum cartridges designed ever since. The traditional British factory load drove a 180 grain bullet at a muzzle velocity (MV) of 2750 fps with muzzle energy (ME) of 3020 ft. lbs.
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