Garrett .540 & 1895SBL?

Discussion in 'Other Marlin Rifles' started by BBBB4Grizzly, May 31, 2012.

  1. BBBB4Grizzly

    BBBB4Grizzly Member

    Does anyone KNOW...the recoil in ft. lbs. of that .540 gr. Hammerhead load from Garrett in the 8 pound Marlin 1895 SBL ?

    Trying to compare that which I that which I may want, that is, a .416 RemMag. in the Mauser M 03 Africa PH rifle ...??
    (Weight: Steel approx. 4.3 kg (9 1/2 lbs) (shooting high grade 400 gr. ammo )
  2. Rooster59

    Rooster59 Well-Known Member

    Here's a link to Chuck Hawks' rifle recoil table that may start to give you an idea.

    My Lyman's 48th edition reloading manual has some formulas that would help you get a good assumption if you can obtain the data it requires to complete the calculations.