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6.5 Grendel in a Mini Bolt Action!

Howa’s new Mini is the first bolt-action rifle we’ve seen chambered in the 6.5 Grendel cartridge. This combination offers hunters a super lightweight and nimble package capable of taking deer and antelope size game at moderate ranges. Hornady offers a full line of hunting and match factory ammunition.

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Brilliant Execution Of a Great Idea

6.5-Creedmoor-ammo-match-cutawayEvery so often, a product comes along that makes a light go on in your head, and you think: “Why didn’t they ever do that before?” Hornady’s new ammunition in 6.5 Creedmoor is just such a product. Well, actually, two products.

Since its introduction, the 6.5 Creedmoor has become successful beyond anyone’s expectations. A Hornady development, it is essentially the ancient wildcat .250-3000 Ackley Improved necked up to .264, creating a mid-range 6.5mm cartridge not unlike the myriad 6.5mm military and civilian cartridges that first saw light in the 1890s. Continue reading Brilliant Execution Of a Great Idea

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