220 Swift is UNDERKILL for whitetail deer hunting, under average conditions, from a mid-range distance, with a medium grain expanding bullet, and with correct shot placement. … 220 Swift round is approximately 1670 foot-pounds.
Does anyone still make a 220 Swift?
The . 220 Swift is still the fastest commercial rifle cartridge in the world.
Is a 220 Swift long action?
It is a tweener but due to the length of it’s case 2.68 inches; it is considered a long action cartridge. Current factory . 220 Swift ammo overall length is shorter than factory .
What is the slowest bullet in the world?
22 caliber Colibri (Hummingbird) round made by Aguila. This extremely light rimfire cartridge has a speed of 420 FPS- comparable to a BB gun.
How far can you shoot a 220 Swift?
As far as a long range set up, the 220 Swift would be good out to 400 yards. It can be shot further, but wind drift really starts to affect the smaller weight bullets at ranges past 400 yards. With Nosler 40 grain B Tips, the 220 swift at 4000 fps it’s a great varmint round.