.204 Ruger vs 28 Gauge

.204 Ruger vs 28 Gauge

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.204 Ruger

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28 Gauge

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.204 Ruger

The .204 Ruger is a newer centerfire rifle cartridge developed by Hornady and Ruger, making its debut and being introduced to the shooting public in 2004. The .204 Ruger is a wildcat cartridge based on the 222 Remington Magnum cartridge case. By moving the shoulder forward and sharpening its angle to 30 degrees, the new 204 Ruger cartridge gets a definite case capacity edge over any similar wildcats based on any other small capacity case. The .204 Ruger, at the time of its introduction was the highest velocity commercially produced cartridge, and the only centerfire cartridge produced commercially for bullets of .204 inch diameter. The factory Hornady load is listed at 4,225 fps with a 32 grain bullet at the muzzle, which is hyper fast. To achieve these velocities, Hornady uses a powder specially formulated for the .204 Ruger. More experience hand loaders should have no problem meeting and even exceeding the 4,000 fps, even without the use of any special purpose powder. The .204 Ruger is definitely a varmint-only proposition as a bullet of this caliber does not have the frontal mass, or the capability to deliver enough energy, to cleanly kill anything larger. One of the primary objectives of a good varmint round is that it should have a flat trajectory and the .204 Ruger meets this requirement with no problem.

28 Gauge

28 Gauge Ammo About The 28 Gauge Ammo was introduced in 1903 and ever since has proven to be quite helpful on upland game hunting and clay target shooting. The 28 Gauge Ammo has become extremely popular in recent times because of the lightweight guns. These bullets typically have a soft recoil, create a clear pattern, and allow the hunter to aim like a dream. All the 28 Gauge Ammo variants are 2 3/4 inches in length. Because the 28 Gauge Ammo isn't widely available in ammunition stores, it would be a good idea to stack up on this bullet if you are a fan and get the chance. Many hunters choose the 28 Gauge Ammo for lengthy hunting trips because of the lightweight and fast handling when hunting in the dense cover of the wild. Whether your purpose is to go for some upland hunting or skeet target shooting, the 28 Gauge Ammo will make the perfect companion for the journey. Uses If you love hunting upland birds from a reasonably long distance or you want to show off your skeet shooting skills, then the 28 Gauge Ammo should be your choice. Low recoil allows you to take precise aim and shot, while the long effective range lets you take shots from a distance. Pheasants, turkeys, roosters, and other similar animals are easy game for the 28 Gauge Ammo.

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