.500 S&W Magnum

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.500 S&W Magnum
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Game information
All information listed assumes Standard FMJ (Reg/SP/FMJ)
Category (P)istol caliber
Recoil level 6
Cost per round Parallar symbol.png 7.00
Weight per round (units) 0.05
Quantity (retail box/bulk can) 20 / 200
Damage tables
Type LDV C1 C2 C3 A1 A2 A3 A4 A5
Bullet +5 189% 180% 170% 151% 123% 95% 47% 14%
Handloading information
Primer type Large rifle
Powder type Pistol powder
Projectile type .500, 400 grain
Cost per case Parallar symbol.png 1.06
Standard load (SP) 318 pwdr
Cold load (-P) 286 pwdr
Hot load (+P) 350 pwdr
Super load (+P+) 382 pwdr
Real world information
Ref. barrel length (inches) 8.75 (S&W Model 500)
Muzzle velocity 540 m/s (1773 ft/s)
Muzzle energy 3783 Joule (2790 ft-lbf)
Country of origin United States.png United States
Year 2003

.500 S&W Magnum is a type of ammunition for firearms. It is classified as a (P)istol caliber, and was designed for the Smith & Wesson Model 500.

.500 S&W Magnum is pronounced five hundred Smith & Wesson Magnum.

This caliber may also be known as .500 Magnum, .500 Mag, and sometimes as 12.7x41mm SR. It may also be referred to as simply .500, though it is not recommended.


Compatibility

Base weapons

There are 3 base weapons chambered in this caliber.

Class 1 weapons:

Class 3 weapons:


Barrel length groups

The reference barrel length belongs to the group listed in italics.

Group name Barrel length range Damage multiplier
Short handgun Up to 5" 0.4x
Long handgun 5.1" - 10" 1.0x
Rifle 10.1" and up 1.25x


Retail information

.500 S&W Magnum ammunition can be purchased in gun shops and weapon shops in boxes of 20 rounds or bulk cans of 200 rounds.

The following brands and projectile types are available in retail:

Brand name Composition Available projectile types
Standard Reg/SP FMJ (1.0x)
Lead (0.5x)
JHP (3.0x)
JSP (2.0x)

The multipliers listed correspond to the value multipliers to cost of ammunition provided by powder type, pressure level, and projectile type. They are included on this table as a convenience, in order to tell at a glance the cost of a given brand and projectile combination.

Maze Customs

Availability of .500 S&W Magnum as a Customs family chambering:
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1911SS
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1911DS
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Blackhawk
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Redhawk
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Glock-SF
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Glock-LF
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MP5
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AR-15
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AK
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Rem700
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BA
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Minor services:

  • No weapons chambered in this caliber can be created through a Minor service.