How good are Hornady bullets?

For five or six years I used the same load in my . 260 with good effect. I found that the Hornady A-Max 140 grain bullets were cheap, shot very well and with a good ballistic co-efficient of . 585 (G1), making them good for long-range shooting.

Are Hornady SST bullets any good?

Flat shooting and deadly accurate, it’s an ideal bullet for whitetails, as well as most North American game animals from antelope to moose and similar-sized African plains game. The SST® creates a devastatingly large wound channel.

Are Hornady ELDX bullets any good?

Very good deep penetration with a reliable mushroom. I have long used Hornady projectiles, mainly because they are well priced, the easiest to reliably source and they shoot well in all the rifles I have used them. The ELD X is a very good option for a more all-round bullet, on medium sized game.

Who makes Hornady bullets?


Type Private
Headquarters Grand Island, Nebraska , U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Products Ammunition, handloading equipment and supplies.
Owner Steve Hornady

What is ELD match ammo?

ELD® Match (Extremely Low Drag Match) bullets are technologically advanced, enhanced accuracy target bullets featuring Heat Shield® tips with the PERFECT MEPLAT (tip point) combined with numerous design features that deliver the highest-in-class ballistic coefficients, superior accuracy and extreme consistency from …

What is the most accurate bullet?

Today, the most inherently accurate factory cartridge is probably the 6.5 Creedmoor. It’s designed for accuracy above all things, and its heavy, highly streamlined bullets buck the wind much better than the little slugs from the . 222.

Why are match bullets not recommended for hunting?

Match bullets sometimes expand and retain weight, sometimes pencil through, and sometimes disintegrate without consistency on when they decide to do what. A hunting bullet will perform the way it is expected to with far greater consistency.

Can you use Hornady eld match for hunting?

Hornady ELD-X (Extremely Low Drag – eXpanding) bullets are designed to provide reliable expansion at both conventional and extended ranges. Coupled with high ballistic coefficients (BC) and match-grade accuracy, these hunting bullets are as good on the range as they are in the field.