The American Standard poster is the 1st poster in the Cartridge Comparison Guide poster series. It is the forerunner to the Rifleman's Classic and Handgun Cartridge posters.
This poster is full color - 36" wide by 24" tall and includes all American Standardized Cartridges (Rifle, Handgun, and Shotgun) available in the USA as of April 2017. In addition, some standardized military surplus and a few bonus cartridges are included. This poster represents Standard American Manufactured Cartridges. Wildcat, Historic, Obsolete, and foreign cartridges can be found in the other available posters.
The rifle selection includes all standard hunting cartridges from the 17 caliber Mach 2 up through the 505 Gibbs and 577 Nitro. It also includes historically significant factory available cartridges such as the 348 Win, 404 Jeffery, 450/400 Nitro, and 500 Nitro. Standardized Military surplus such as the 5.45x39, 6.5 Carcano, 6.5 Jap, 303 Brit and the 8x57 Mauser.
(Bonus cartridges include the 20 mm, 50-20, 50 BMG, 416 Barrett, 408 and 338 Lapua).
The Handgun section covers modern cartridges from the 17 HMR up to the 500 S&W. It also includes significant cartridges like the 44-40, 38-40, 357 Maximum, 445 Super Mag, and the 45 Win Mag.
The Shotgun section includes the 410 and 32 gauge up to the 8 gauge.
- JUST UPDATED - New for 2017 the American Standard includes the new 22 Nosler, 6XC Norma, 6mm Creedmoor and 33 Nosler cartridges. Also, added more Less/None Lethal images.
- Includes every Modern Rifle, Shotgun, and Handgun cartridge manufactured in the USA as of 2017. Rifle: from the Mach 2, 17 HMR, and 22 LR up through the 505 Gibbs, 50 BMG, and 577 Nitro Express.
- Includes Shotgun shells from 410 up to 8 gauge as well as depiction of shotgun loads: Birdshot, BB, Buckshot, 00, and Slug. Standard American Handgun from 17 HMR, 22 LR, and 5.7x28FN up to 50 A&E, 500 Linebaugh, and 500 S&W.
- Includes long distance cartridges and anti-material like the 416 Barrett.
- This poster includes Winchester, Remington, Weatherby, Dakota, Holland & Holland, Lapua, Nitro Express, Kynoch, and others.