Definitions for ".470 Capstick"
The .470 Capstick is a rifle cartridge created by the A-Square company in 1990, named after writer and hunter Peter Hathaway Capstick. It is based on a .375 Holland and Holland Magnum case blown out and necked to accept a .475 inch (12 mm) bullet. With 500 grain bullets, it can achieve 2400 feet/second (730 m/s) muzzle velocity from a 26" barrel.