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Hornady: new ammo lines for 2019 - "Outfitter", "Precision Hunter" and some more ...

Hornady Outfitter hunting line

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Nickel-plated cases, waterproof seal and GMX monolithic bullets are the features of the new Hornady Outfitter line.

The new "Outfitter" hunting ammunition line is based on corrosion-resistant, nickel-plated cases that are sealed watertight and is complemented by the proven, monolithic GMX bullets with red polymer tip known for their deep penetration while maintaining a high bullet weight. Outfitter ammunition is designed for safe functioning and performance even in the harshest environmental conditions. The new line already includes the following calibers/loads:

  • 243 WIN 80 GR GMX
  • 6.5 CREEDMOOR 120 GR GMX
  • 270 WIN 130 GR GMX
  • 270 WSM 130 GR GMX
  • 7MM REM MAG 150 GR GMX
  • 7MM WSM 150 GR GMX
  • 308 WIN 165 GR GMX
  • 30-06 SPRG 180 GR GMX
  • 300 WSM 180 GR GMX
  • 300 WIN MAG 180 GR GMX
  • 375 RUGER 250 GR GMX
  • 375 H&H MAG 250 GR GMX

Hornady Precision Hunter Ammunition Line

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The new Hornady .300 Precision Rifle Cartridge (PRC) promises great performance over long ranges.
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The headstamp of the new .300 PRC.

After the extremely successful Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor rifle caliber, the young .300 Precision Rifle Cartridge (PRC) is to write the next success story. According to reports, US military personnel are also interested in this powerful .30 caliber long-range magnum cartridge. Hornady offers the .300 PRC with the motto "makes long range, mid-range" as a match ammunition with 225 grains with ELD bullet and as Precision Hunter hunting ammunition with 212 grains ELD-X bullet. Based on the .755 Ruger case, the .300 PRC is beltless, features a 30 degree shoulder and is designed to fit within a standard magnum bolt face. First and foremost, it is likely to be seen as a competitor to the .300 Norma Magnum, which is also popular in U.S. military and in long range circles. The .300 PRC / 225 grains Match load will reach a speed of about 865 m/s from a 24 "/ 610 mm barrel.

In the Precision Hunter ammunition series with the aerodynamically designed ELD-X bullet, which is also convincing in terms of terminal ballistics, the following new calibers will be available in 2019:

  • 243 WIN 90 GR ELD-X
  • 28 Nosler 162 ELD-X
  • 7MM STW 162 GR ELD-X
  • 300 RSAUM 178 GR ELD-X
  • 300 PRC 212 GR ELD-X 

Other new ammunition products from Hornady in 2019

In the exacting-specification loaded Match ammunition series with carefully selected components such as BTHP, A-Max or ELD match bullets for maximum uniformity in speed and precision, new for 2019 are:

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The Hornady Match ammunition series.
  • 224 VALKYRIE 88 GR ELD® MATCH
  • 300 PRC 225 GR ELD® MATCH

The Hornady Black ammunition series, designed primarily for "Black Rifles" (i.e. AR-10 / AR-15 semi-automatic rifles), is being extended with two additional calibers/loads:

  • 224 VALKYRIE 75 GR BTHP
  • 6MM CREEDMOOR 105 GR BTHP

Two new calibers in the Custom Rifle ammunition line:

  • 6.8MM SPC 100 GR GMX
  • 300 BLACKOUT 110 GR GMX

The Frontier ammunition series, especially designed for training-intensive shooting sports and law enforcement training, is supplemented by:

  • 223 REM 55 GR FMJ
  • 223 REM 55 GR SP
  • 223 REM 55 GR HP MATCH
  • 5.56 NATO 55 GR FMJ
  • 5.56 NATO 55 GR FMJ (M193)
  • 5.56 NATO 55 GR HP MATCH
  • 5.56 NATO 62 GR FMJ
  • 300 BLACKOUT 125 GR FMJ

The LEVERevolution series of ammunition with patented “Flex Tip” technology of the FTX and MonoFlex bullets that can be safely and safely used in tubular magazines is expanded by:

  • 348 WIN 200 GR FTX

The Varmint Express line featuring the V-Max polymer-tipped bullet and rapid bullet fragmentation upon contact as well as high BC value and flat trajectory is augmented by:

  • 224 VALKYRIE 60 GR V-MAX
  • 6.5 CREEDMOOR 95 GR V-MAX

Last but not least, the Critical Defense ammunition line – which, according to its name, is extremely powerful defensive ammo with nickel-plated cases and FTX hollow point bullets with flexible “flex tip” (also the choice of the FBI) – is being expanded to include two pistol loads:

  • 25 AUTO 35 GR FTX CD (6,35 mm Browning)
  • 32 AUTO 60 GR FTX CD (7,65 mm Browning)

New Hornady bullets for ambitious reloaders: .22 / 88 grains ELD Match (Extremely Low Drag Match) for .223 Rem. provides the highest possible ballistic coefficient (requires rifles with matching short twist rate), 6mm / 90 grains ELD-X (Extremely Low Drag - eXpanding), 7mm / 150 grains GMX, .30 / 125 grains FMJ.

Hornady: new equipment & tools for reloaders

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The Magnum Digital Vibratory Tumbler.

The Magnum Digital Vibratory Tumbler is a large, modern cleaning device that cleans and polishes large quantities of brass. The capacity is up to 600 .38 Special cases or 250 .30-06 Springfield cases. Thanks to its vibratory action, the removal of all particles and residues will make the equipment such as presses and dies operate more smoothly during reloading.

With the cleverly designed Digital Cases & Parts Dryer you can dry cleaned cases and gun parts on five trays at the same time. The range of equipment and tools for reloaders is rounded off by two measuring tools in the form of a standard micrometer for objects and bullets  with a size of up to 1 in / 25.4 mm and a "Vernier Ball" micrometer, which is ideal for accurate measurement of case neck thicknesses.

In addition, there is a new primer pocket reamer/deburring tool to achieve particularly clean, uniform primer pockets on the cases of hand-loaded cartridges.

The Digital Cases & Parts Dryer dries gun parts and cartridge cases on several trays.
The new micrometers and tools from Hornady
New micrometers and tools from Hornady.

For more information on Hornady's new ammunition, please visit the company’s website.

You can look up the distributor for your country here: https://www.hornady.com/retail/international-distributors

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