What ammo does a 444 Marlin use?

What ammo does a 444 Marlin use?

44 Magnum and provides a significant increase in velocity. It is usually used in the Marlin 444 lever-action rifle….. 444 Marlin.

Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy
240 gr (16 g) SP 2,350 ft/s (720 m/s) 2,942 ft⋅lbf (3,989 J)
265 gr (17 g) FP 2,200 ft/s (670 m/s) 2,849 ft⋅lbf (3,863 J)

Is a 444 Marlin good for deer?

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.

How many rounds does a 444 Marlin hold?

Technically the new rifle is called the 444 Marlin, and it’s based on the company’s large 1895 frame used for the . 45-70 Govt. A half-magazine holds four cartridges for a total capacity of five rounds. The semi-pistol grip puts a nice gentle curve in the lever, which makes it a good fit for most hands.

How much does a 444 drop at 100 yards?

444 is perhaps best sighted 2” high at 100 yards for a zero roughly around 170 yards and a drop of around 2 to 2.5” at 200 yards.

Is a 444 Marlin powerful?

Originally a 240-grain bullet was driven at close to 2,300 fps and delivered over 3,000 ft-lbs. of energy. When introduced in 1965 Marlin’s Model 444 was the most powerful lever action rifle on the market. 56 years later it’s still a fine brush gun capable of taking any animal in North America.

Is a 444 a primitive weapon?

444 Marlin is a good mid-range compromise round for the Mississippi primitive weapons deer season. Its recoil is manageable, the terminal ballistics are adequate at moderate ranges and, with the new Hornady ammo, is a sure bet for killing your next white-tailed deer.

What guns are chambered in 444 Marlin?

444 Marlin cartridge is a beefed-up version of the Model 336 rifle called, appropriately enough, the Model 444. At 40.5 inches long and weighing just 7.5 pounds, the Model 444 is right at home hunting in thick cover.

How accurate is a Marlin 444?

The . 444 Marlin is capable of fine accuracy as this 1.3-inch five-shot 100-yard group attests.

What is a 444 rifle used for?

44 Magnum is a fine brush gun, and well suited for hog hunting at moderate range, the . 444 Marlin can be a true big-game rifle.

What kind of ammo does a Marlin Model 444 use?

It appears Marlin originally saw the Model 444 as a long-range rifle which would be equipped with a scope. Remington originally developed the matching ammunition with a 240 grain bullet. However, they soon began loading the .444 Marlin with a 265 grain jacketed flat nose bullet, which was a significant improvement from the original.

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What is 444 ammo used for?

The .444 resembles a lengthened .44 Magnum and provides a significant increase in velocity. It is usually used in the Marlin 444 lever-action rifle. You must be 18 or older to purchase Rifle or Shotgun Ammunition and 21 or older to purchase Handgun Ammunition.

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