The .500 S&W Magnum Ammo is a .50 caliber semi-rimmed revolver bullet created through a partnership between two popular ammunition manufacturers in 2003. It was designed and developed with two primary purposes in mind. The .500 S&W Magnum Ammo should be able to take down any game species in the North American region, and that this bullet should be the most powerful handgun cartridge in history. To say the least, shots taken with the .500 S&W Magnum Ammo feel like a bowling ball traveling at the speed of 70 miles per hour! In commercial sports, the .500 S&W Magnum Ammo is considered the most powerful handgun cartridge in terms of muzzle energy. The overall length of the .500 S&W Magnum Ammo is 58mm, and the bullet diameter measures 12.7mm. The 300-grain bullet is the lightest variant of the .500 S&W Magnum Ammo, which can travel at a velocity of 2,075 feet per second while producing an energy level of 2,868 ft.lbf.
The partnership between Cor-Bon and Smith & Wesson to produce the most powerful handgun ammo in 2003 resulted in the design and development of the .500 S&W Magnum Ammo.
The power, effective range, and penetration abilities of the .500 S&W Magnum Ammo make it perfect for big game hunting. This bullet can potentially take down any animal on Earth! Mainly, it's used as a backup survival handgun cartridge against large game species because it will always take down the target it hits.