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Anyone tried the Hornady 250 Target bullet?

 
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Old 01-22-2009, 09:06 PM
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Anyone tried the Hornady 250 Target bullet?

I see it is labeled as "soon."

https://www.hornady.com/shop/?page=b...duct_sku=33361

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Old 01-23-2009, 09:20 AM
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Re: Anyone tried the Hornady 250 Target bullet?

You may want to look at the Bore Tech co. as well. It has an OAL of 1.8" and only 245 grns. They are claiming .869 BC for a solid. Could be interesting. One guy on Midway complained that a 1:11 was not enough. So a 1:10 may be the prefered. Just thought I would put that out there.

I wish they would come out with an A-Max for the .338.

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Re: Anyone tried the Hornady 250 Target bullet?

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I wish they would come out with an A-Max for the .338.

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Old 01-24-2009, 10:10 PM
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Re: Anyone tried the Hornady 250 Target bullet?

the 250 has been out for a year or so. i shot some last summer. they're supposed to release their 300 A-max some time in the near future.
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Old 01-24-2009, 10:29 PM
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Re: Anyone tried the Hornady 250 Target bullet?

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the 250 has been out for a year or so. i shot some last summer. they're supposed to release their 300 A-max some time in the near future.

That sounds great. Should make my mundane .338 Win Mag shine.
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Old 01-24-2009, 11:10 PM
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Re: Anyone tried the Hornady 250 Target bullet?

OOOOOOOOOOO, wonder what type of balistics that will produce. Should be interesting. I bet it will be a hard hitter, and affordable to boot! Can't wait for the 300's to be out.
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Old 01-24-2009, 11:52 PM
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Re: Anyone tried the Hornady 250 Target bullet?

I got two boxes of the Hornady .338cal 250 grain BTHP Match last week. I will load them in my .338 Win Mag when I get a chance and let you know how they go.

I have tries the 300 grain SMK's but the trajectory of the 250 grain Hornady projectile should be a lot flatter acording to my Exbal program, retained energy should also be not too far behind the Sierra's either.

One thing I did notice about the Hornady's though is that they have rolled closed the meplat on the nose of the projectile. With the 300 grain SMK the hole seems to very a bit in size and one side some times looks higher than the other. Obviously this dose not hurt accuracy as they have a good reputation.

The Hornady projectiles do look a neat and well finished bullet.
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