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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

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.223 – Field Ready Hunting Cartridge

Barnes' new 62 and 70-grain TSX loadings are designed to maximize the game killing potential of the .223/5.56.
Barnes’ new 62 and 70-grain TSX loadings are designed to maximize the game killing potential of the .223/5.56.

It’s somewhat ironic that the cartridge the U. S. Army decided to adopt in 1964 as its official military round, the 5.56×45 M193, was considered in the civilian world as nothing more than a varmint cartridge. I’m talking of course about Remington’s Continue reading .223 – Field Ready Hunting Cartridge