What caliber is a 470 Nitro Express?

470 Nitro Express—in production since 1907—using a 500-grain bullet of . 474” diameter at a muzzle velocity of 2150 fps for 5,132 ft.

Where are Rigby rifles made?

The company is now owned by Lüke & Ortmeier Gruppe and is based in Vauxhall, central London, under the supervision of Managing Director, Marc Newton. John Rigby & Co. builds rifles based on Mauser barrelled actions and double rifles based on its Rigby-Bissell 1879 patent rising-bite action.

Who makes a 500 Nitro Express rifle?

Westley Richards Gold Name Double Rifle. .500 Nitro Express.

What is a Rising Bite action?

Rising Bite. Rising Bite. A lockup design for break-open guns, usually serving as a third fastener to strengthen the lockup of a gun with double Purdey underbolts. Designed by J Rigby and T Bissell, patent number 1141 of 1879.

How powerful is the 470 Nitro Express?

470 Nitro Express. Driving a 500-grain round nosed bullet to a muzzle velocity of between 2,100 fps and 2,150 fps, the . 470 Nitro Express generates just over 5,000 ft.

What is a 470 Nitro Express used for?

470 Nitro Express is a rifle cartridge developed by Joseph Lang in England for dangerous game hunting in Africa and India. This cartridge is used almost exclusively in double rifles.

Are Rigby rifles good?

A Modern Classic. These outstanding rifles have classic Rigby design features, plus a robust, ergonomic stock shape with a higher comb for better fit and absorption of recoil. They also feature plasma nitriding on all exposed metal surfaces for a tough but attractive anti-glare and rust-resistant finish.

What gun did Daniel Craig use in SkyFall?

Anderson Wheeler 500 Nitro Express Double Rifle
James Bond (Daniel Craig) uses an Anderson Wheeler 500 Nitro Express Double Rifle with box lock in SkyFall. The movie’s armourer acquired the rifle from London based gun and rifle maker Anderson Wheeler.

How much is a Nitro Express rifle?


Nitro Express Rifle
Cost 1015$
Condition Rank 88
Capacity 2/4
Damage 364

What is a Nitro Express used for?

The Nitro Express (NE) series of cartridges are used in large-bore hunting rifles, also known as elephant guns or express rifles. They are named after the propellant they use, cordite, which is composed of nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine.