Tag Archives: Hornady Ammo

The 6.5 Comes Alive…Again


Old and new, left to right: 6.5x53R, 6.5×54 MS, 6.5×55 Swedish Mauser, .256 Newton, .260 Remington, 6.5mm Creedmoor. Of the older cartridges, only the 6.5×55 remains popular, but the Creedmoor is the most popular non-military 6.5mm cartridge the world has ever seen

Unless you’ve been living in a cave you must be aware that the 6.5mm Creedmoor is the hottest centerfire cartridge on the planet! Everybody’s talking about it and everybody wants one. Gunmakers are Continue reading The 6.5 Comes Alive…Again

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Bigger, Faster, Newer, Better!


Well, another SCI convention — the 46th, is now history. If memory serves — and at my age is often doesn’t — I’m pretty sure the first one I attended was the second one, which would have been in 1975. Back then the event was held at the Riviera and the entire convention was easily contained within one ballroom. I remember being able to see every exhibit in the room in an hour’s time! Since then I’ve missed attending no more than four or five, and when I did it was because I was hunting somewhere. So I’ve attended somewhere around 40 of them and take it from me, they just keep getting bigger and better! Continue reading Bigger, Faster, Newer, Better!

Hornady’s New “All-Range” Hunting Bullet


Hornady eldx bulletHornady has just announced a new “all-range” hunting bullet designed for optimum performance regardless of whether the shot is very close or very far. The new Extremely Low Drag – eXpanding (ELD-X) bullets feature highest-in-class ballistic coefficients and the company claims consistent, controlled expansion at ALL practical hunting distances. Continue reading Hornady’s New “All-Range” Hunting Bullet

Hornady Unveils New Ammuntion Products


Hornady is once again on the cutting edge of ammunition development and are unveiling some new offerings specifically designed for hog hunting and smoothbore shotgun deer hunters.

Hornady’s new American Whitetail slug will turn your smoothbore 86234-american-whitetail-slug-cutoutshotgun into a deer hunting machine! The renowned ammo manufacturer has spent a great deal of time and research into designing and perfecting an accurate and deadly slug for shotgun hunters.

The new American Whitetail Rifled Slugs are a 1-ounce hollow point style featuring a lead alloy core and a compression style wad that protects the slug at ignition and helps seal the bore for maximum velocity. Slugs are loaded to 1,600 feet per second.

The Hornady Full Boar Rifle ammunition is designed for deep penetration and weight retention when going after the toughest game. The Full Boar loads feature monolithic copper alloy bullets for Full-Boar-pkgcontrolled expansion and 95%+ weight retention.

The new Full Boar ammo is available in calibers from .223 Rem. to .300 Win. Mag and is designed to work flawlessly in all guns, including ARs and other semi-autos.