38 Whelen – 38 Whelen For Sale
38 Whelen | 38 Whelen Ammo | 38 Whelen Cva
38 Whelen is a very powerful medium bore rifle cartridge that does not require a magnum bolt face or magnum action. The origin or parent of this cartridge the Springfield, which is necked -up to a ullet diameter of 9.11mm. This cartridge has more power than its parent, especially in killing power of large game. Suitable .358 in (9.1 mm) bullets range in weight from 150 to 300 grains. Using a 250-grain (16 g) bullet, the .38 Whelen will generate 3,500 ft⋅lbf (4,700 J) at the muzzle from a 24 in (61 cm) barrel. With the correct bullet choice this cartridge is suitable for virtually all thin-skinned large and dangerous game.
38 Whelan | 38 Whelen For Sale
38 Whelan has a Maximum point blank range on an 8-inch target is a smooth 300 yards with this 225-grain projectile. This suggests you could hire it to hunt pronghorns and mule deer or even mountain sheep while retaining good to excellent punch and penetration for elk, moose, and rampaging grizzlies
|Place of origin||USA|
|Designer||Col. Townsend Whelen / James Howe|
|Case type||Rimless, bottleneck|
|Bullet diameter||.358 in (9.1 mm)|
|Neck diameter||.385 in (9.8 mm)|
|Shoulder diameter||.441 in (11.2 mm)|
|Base diameter||.472 in (12.0 mm)|
|Rim diameter||.473 in (12.0 mm)|
|Case length||2.494 in (63.3 mm)|
|Overall length||3.340 in (84.8 mm)|
|Primer type||Large rifle|
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