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.577 Nitro Express

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  1. a rimmed cartridge in the Nitro Express series of big-game ammunition

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 6, 2009
  2. 's also known as the .577 Nitro Express 2.75" and there is a variant called the .577 Nitro Express 3"

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  3. The .577 is notable as the standard caliber of professional ivory hunters in the 19th and early 20th centuries

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  4. began as a black powder round, and then became a smokeless round

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  5. fires a 750 grain bullet (about 48.6 grams) at a muzzle velocity of around 2050 feet per second (625 m/s), depending on the type and amount of powder used

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