How hard does a 444 Marlin kick?

How hard does a 444 Marlin kick?

Figures show that a 444 Marlin with a 240 grain bullet loaded to 2,400 feet per second (in a 7.5 pound rifle) only has a recoil of 23.3 pounds.

What is a 444 Marlin good for?

444 Marlin was 2.225 inches long, and the . 444 was capable of firing the 240-grain bullet at a muzzle velocity of 2,350 feet per second, and generated 2,942 foot-pounds of energy, making the rifle and caliber capable of hunting bear deer, elk and moose out to 200 or 250 yards.

What has more recoil 444 or 45-70?

From the “math”, the 45-70 has the potential for more recoil. It has heavier bullets available, although I believe a 444 is capable of higher velocity to some degree. I had my 444 going 2100fps with a 330gr cast bullet. It had more available, but I had enough recoil as I shoot for fun even if I’m hunting.

How tall is the.444 Marlin ballistics cartridge?

Ballistics and Drop for the .444 Marlin. Cartridge Type: Height: 2.225″ Width: 0.514″ Average FPS: 2217 Average Energy: 3001 Average Gr: 275 Recoil: 2.54 *Casing image above is an artist rendering and not a real photo of .444 Marlin Ballistics cartridge. While we have went to great lengths to make sure that it’s as accurate as possible this…

When did Marlin stop making the.444 rifle?

Fortunately, Marlin continued to produce .444 rifles, adopting a 22” barrel with 1:20 twist Ballard rifling in 1999. Today the .444 has a small but staunch following among lever action big bore enthusiasts. The .444 is a very unique cartridge and never fails to generate discussion.

Which is better a.444 Marlin or a.458?

The .444 Marlin has a smaller frontal diameter, and bullets of equal weight will possess a higher Sectional Density than those .458-inch diameter bullets, and should offer better penetration.

What’s the maximum case length for a.444 Marlin?

Maximum case length for the .444 Marlin is 2.225 inches. accuracy in multiple rifles with jacketed and cast bullets ranging in weight from 240 to 335 grains. I have often obtained one- to 1.5-inch 100-yard groups with bullet weights up to 300 grains; however, accuracy was always best when velocities were kept high.