Sharps Straight

The .50-110 was introduced in 1872 in the heyday of buffalo hunting. Many gun manufacturers have realized the nostalgic value of this cartridge and have begun to chamber some of their rifles for this load

We set the Maximum Average Pressure for our data the same as the .50-140 at 28,000 P.S.I.

.50-110 SHARPS STRAIGHT 2 V

Gun

C. SHARPS

Max Length

2.500"

Barrel Length

30"

Trim Length

2.480"

Primer

FED 215

OAL Max

3.200"

Case

Eldorado

OAL Min

--

Bullet

START LOADS Powder Grains

Vel.

MAXIMUM LOADS Powder Grains

Vel.

P.S.I.

Cartridge Length

Comment

360 (L) FN

5744

42.3

1657

5744

47.0

1884

26,900

2.870"

Penny's

450 (L) FN

5744

40.5

1519

5744

45.0

1727

26,400

2.980"

Penny's

450 (L) FN

5744

37.8

1497

5744

42.0

1702

28,000

2.825"

Penny's

515 (L) FN

5744

36.0

1385

5744

40.0

1574

26,500

2.925"

Penny's

550 (L) FN

5744

34.6

1316

5744

38.5

1496

25,700

2.950"

RCBS

700 (L) brooks

5744

31.0

1134

5744

34.5

1289

24,300

3.150"

American

Please note that a firm crimp is necessary for good powder ignition.

Please note that a firm crimp is necessary for good powder ignition.

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