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The .458 Lott is a .458 caliber belted hunting cartridge designed as a replacement for the less powerful .458 Winchester Magnum. It is based on the full length .375 H&H Magnum blown out and shortened to {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}}. The cartridge is designed for the purpose of hunting African dangerous game.<ref name="COTWFLott">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref>

The .458 Lott was designed in response to perceived inadequacies and problems encountered with the .458 Winchester Magnum. While the cartridge was slow to gain popularity at first, it is now becoming the standard by which dangerous game cartridges are judged.{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Category handler|main}}{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}[citation needed] }} The cartridge provides a distinct step up in performance over the .458 Winchester Magnum. A-Square, Česká Zbrojovka/Brno, Hornady and Ruger have been instrumental in the cartridge's rise in popularity.


.458 Lott sections
Intro  Cartridge History  Design & Specifications  Performance  Sporting Usage   Rifles and Ammunition   Criticism  Variants  See also  References  

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The .458 Lott is a .458 caliber belted hunting cartridge designed as a replacement for the less powerful .458 Winchester Magnum. It is based on the full length .375 H&H Magnum blown out and shortened to {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}}. The cartridge is designed for the purpose of hunting African dangerous game.<ref name="COTWFLott">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref>

The .458 Lott was designed in response to perceived inadequacies and problems encountered with the .458 Winchester Magnum. While the cartridge was slow to gain popularity at first, it is now becoming the standard by which dangerous game cartridges are judged.{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Category handler|main}}{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}[citation needed] }} The cartridge provides a distinct step up in performance over the .458 Winchester Magnum. A-Square, Česká Zbrojovka/Brno, Hornady and Ruger have been instrumental in the cartridge's rise in popularity.


.458 Lott sections
Intro  Cartridge History  Design & Specifications  Performance  Sporting Usage   Rifles and Ammunition   Criticism  Variants  See also  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Cartridge History
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