Hornady® Custom Centerfire Rifle Ammo
Ammo you can rely on
I shoot this ammo in my 30-06. My son was first to bring down a deer. He hit the small deer with two shots and almost tore the deer in two.
I hit this buck a little high in the lungs at 50 yards but the ammo made up for my poor shot. That was critical to recovery of this big Missouri buck, since I only had 30 minutes to find the buck before dark.
April 7, 2011
This ammo shot a 1.2 inch group at 200 through my Browning X-Bolt chambered in 270 Win.
Shot a nice buck opening evening at 228 yards and stopped him in his tracks! Awesome ammo at an awesome price! Order this ammo and go put the smack down on a beast!
November 17, 2011
Hornady Custom - 300 Win Mag - 150gr SST Interlock
I have used "Hornady Custom" ammo, components and reloading equipment for a few years and the company has become well trusted by me. It matters to me to shoot something made by an established stateside company. I buy mine from the retail store in Nashville.
I shoot Hornady Custom - 300 Win Mag - 150gr SST Interlock through a 26" Fox-Ridge-T/C Encore barrel and if my Chrony is correct the bullets average 3345 fps in the first box I shot.
The rounds and gun work well together and there are no accuracy problems at all. Thus far in the inaugural season for this rifle and Hornady Custom 300 Win Mag, 150gr SST Interlock (HPN 82014) we have taken 5 whitetail deer and 1 coyote.
Sparing graphic details, the bullets expand quickly just as they are designed to do and on 3 of the 5 deer, transferred 100% of their energy to the animal.
Do be warned they can be messy. This is not a round you want to land on shoulders/hams. Then again, this particular caliber is more suited for elk and is overkill on whitetail deer.
Still, it should be expected that in 243, 308, 270, 30-06 and other calibers your results will vary somewhat with the energy available to those calibers and the hardware it is shot from.
I use this same bullet (as a component - 7mm Interlock SST - not loaded ammo) in a handload in 7mm-08 and .280 Rem. and have seen it produce massive damage. As you would expect, the result from my short barreled 7mm-08 (22") is a little less punchy than the 26 inch .280 Rem. - but effective in both cases. The bullet expands quickly at all of my velocities. I only mention the handloads because they do use the same Hornady Interlock SST design.
I believe Interlock SST bullets to be very effective and humane regardless of the caliber. When it gets down to it, the bullet is the business end of any cartridge.
I just don't think you can go wrong with any Hornady Custom ammunition. Try a box and see for yourself.
November 23, 2006
I harvested the firt deer with the Hornady 140 gr. SST in .270 Win. yesterday evening from around 140 yards...the load performed to unbelief!! At the shot, it was if the gun hadn't even went off before all four of the does feet were skyward! The entry hole was of course the size of the bullet, but the exit hole was somewhere in the area of 5 inches wide!! I would tell you that it left a great blood trail, but like I said...legs skyward! They don't group as well as the Federal Fusions out of my gun, but different guns handle different loads better...My buddy gets about 3/4 in. groups at 100.....I wouldn't hesitate telling anyone to get some.....All I can say is FINE! VERY FINE!
November 18, 2007