Exterior Ballistics for .458 Lott impr. .450 Watts and .450 Ackley

                                                               for comparision: .458 WinMag und .460 Weatherby

Trajectory for .458 Lott impr.:

lower curve: 500 gr Round Nose 2400 f/s                                            

upper curve: 400 gr Spitzer 2545 f/s

Image right: Cartridge .458 Lott and three bullets Woodleigh 500 gr FMJ recovered from frontal head shots on elephant.

This loads with an appropiate scope are an ideal combination for all game in africa from baboon to elephant!

Bueffelherde in Matetsi, Zimbabwe