Hornady is bringing out a mono bulllet

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Ian M, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    Hornady just announced a new line of GMX bullets, Guilding Metal Expanding, that are very interesting. Looks like AMAX with a couple of bands. Everyone is into mono bullets! This is getting interesting.
    Caliber/Type Diameter Weight Ballistic Coef Item #
    270 Cal. GMX .277" 130 gr. 0.46 27370
    7MM GMX .284" 139 gr. 0.486 28270
    30 Cal. GMX .308" 150 gr. 0.415 30370
    30 Cal. GMX .308" 165 gr. 0.447 30470
    338 Cal. GMX .338" 225 gr. 0.51 33270
     
  2. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    are they banded bullets or groove?
     

  3. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    Grooves would be more appropriate I believe. Very good looking bullets from the images I got.
     
  4. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    From what I saw their BC was lower than a comparable TTSX bullet and expansion @ 2,000 ft/sec was pretty poor. Put together, I can't think the LR crowd will get too excited over this bullet.

    However, Hornady has made some very good bullets over the years and I'd guess that they will be very competitively priced. I've shoot my share of Barnes bullets and I do cringe a bit whenever I have to restock the reloading bench. They sound more like an E-Tip (grooved) than anything else.

    The monolithic bullet field is getting very interesting. Just in time too because who knows what evil things Obama & the enviro-whackos will dream up to further restrict sport shooting/hunting.