Hornady,what is going on here.

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Guest, Jan 20, 2003.

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  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I am confused. I have a bullet here that I thought was an A-max from a while back. It has a big red tip,no channelure,it is long and sleek.
    I just came across a box,unopened,of hornady A-max. These bullets are a little shorter,the tip is smaller. They look exactly the same as the SST bullet but with out the channelure.
    I thought the long stretched out bullet with the big tip was the A-max. I am confused.These are all 140gr,6.5,witha red tip.
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I think you have the first generation AMAX, as Hornady modified it several times before getting to the current generation. Call Hornady and they can tell you what you have. Chris
  3. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I talked to Hornady today and they confirmed they have in fact changed the a-max. Too bad. On the up side they said the new a-max should be more explosive than the sst. Sounds good for ground hogs and maybe small deer.They said it would make a good groundhog bullet.