The .500 Linebaugh Ammo is a .50 caliber handgun cartridge designed to be used with revolvers. In terms of pure kinetic energy and power factor, the .500 Linebaugh Ammo is considered to be one of the most powerful handgun cartridges. The .500 Linebaugh Ammo was designed and introduced into the markets in 1986 in the United States. The parent case used to design the.500 Linebaugh Ammo is the .348 Winchester Ammo which was cut down 35.7mm, converting the rim diameter to accept a .510 caliber Ammo. The supply drop of the .348 Winchester created a need for a substitute, which eventually led to the designing and production of the .500 Linebaugh Ammo. The overall length of the .500 Linebaugh Ammo is 44.6mm, and the bullet diameter of this cartridge measures 13.0mm. The 535-grain bullet is the heaviest variant of the .500 Linebaugh Ammo, which can travel at a velocity of 1,100 feet per second while creating an energy level of 1,410 ft.lbf.
The .500 Linebaugh Ammo was designed and manufactured by John Linebaugh in 1986 in the United States using the base design of the .348 Winchester Ammo.
The .500 Linebaugh Ammo was primarily created for hunting, and it does precisely that. The power and penetration the .500 Linebaugh Ammo provides can easily take down any game in North America and hunt down most African animal species.