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.275 No 2 Magnum

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Type  Rifle
Designer  John Rigby & Company
Produced  1927
Place of origin  United Kingdom
Designed  1927
Parent case  .375 Flanged Nitro Express

The .275 No 2 Magnum, also known as the 7mm Rigby Magnum Flanged and the .275 No 2 Rigby, is an obsolete centerfire rifle cartridge developed by John Rigby & Company.

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Design

The .275 No 2 Magnum is a rimmed cartridge intended for use in double rifles. It fired a 140 gr (9.1 g) bullet with a listed speed of 2,675 ft/s (815 m/s).

History

Rigby introduced the .275 No 2 Magnum in 1927 by necking down the .375 Flanged Nitro Express, it was still available in the early 1960s.

Use

The .275 No 2 Magnum's performance was almost incomparable to the .275 Rigby.

John "Pondoro" Taylor rated the .275 No 2 Magnum as his favourite of all the small bore cartridges.

References

.275 No 2 Magnum Wikipedia


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