Tag: Hornady

Lapua releases 6,5 Creedmoor

In the Nordic, the 6.5×55mm (also called 6.5×55 Swedish (Mauser) and 6,5 × 55 SE) is widely know and used – and will continue to be. However, not long ago a lot of shooters started talking and (a few) also bought rifles in 6,5 Creedmoor. My own experience with [Read More…]

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Exploring the Untapped Potential of 7.62×39 as an “All Around” Hunting Caliber

What if there was a caliber that was suitable for everything from coyote to brown bear, kicked less than your whitetail gun, fit in a micro-length (2.25″/58mm) action, and cost a quarter a round to shoot? That would be a pretty awesome caliber, wouldn’t [Read More…]

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The Iron Press

Hornady introduced a new single stage press at the 2015 NASGW Expo called the Iron Press. The Iron Press is made of cast iron for strength and durability. According to Hornady, it is “built to be the heaviest, most rigid press in its class.” It is outfitted [Read More…]

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Critical Defense Lite 9mm

At the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers show in October, Hornady introduced a number of new products that will be available in 2015. Among them is the new Critical Defense Lite round in 9mm. The new load uses an FTX bullet – a hollowpoint with a [Read More…]

2015 Hornady Products

Hornady has a video showcasing their 2015 product lineup. .357 Mag Critical Duty .17 WSM American Gunner line of ammo 9mm Crtitical Defense Lite Whitetail 12 Ga Rifled Slug Full Boar Ammo Lock ‘n Load reloading upgrades

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Hornady Full Boar Ammo

At the 2014 NASGW Show, Hornady Manufacturing announced a new line of ammo called Full Boar. The line is aimed at the hog hunting market. Wild pigs tend to be tough critters, so Hornady uses the all copper GMX bullets in these loads. The GMX bullet is designed for deep [Read More…]

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Hornady Critical Duty Recall

Hornady recently announced a recall of certain 9mm Critical Duty ammunition. The ammo is described as: Hornady Critical Duty 9mm +P 135 grain item# 90226 lot# 3141635 shipped from factory between 6/5/14 and 7/16/14 The ammo may have light or no powder charges. Contact [Read More…]

See How Hornady Bullets are Made

The Outdoor Channel’s Down Range TV has released a compelling (if highly marketing tinged) look into Hornady’s operations and bullet-manufacturing. The video, clocking in at just shy of 9:00 is a revealing expose of the specialized machines, processes, and [Read More…]

New 416 Ruger

Ruger and Hornady have teamed up to produce the new .416 Ruger cartridge which will be available next year (2009). The round is basically a necked up .375 Ruger and offers performance comparable to the classic .416 Rigby in a standard length cartridge. The Ruger M77 [Read More…]