Hornady® LEVERevolution™ Rifle Centerfire Ammo
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Up to 250' per second faster muzzle velocity than conventional level gun loads. Exceptional accuracy and overwhelming downrange terminal performance. Patent pending Evolution™ bullet with elastomer Flex Tip™ technology. Up to 40% more energy than traditional flat point loads. 20 rounds per box.
LEVERevolution's revolutionary new bullet design may require a newer magazine follower to provide best possible functioning of the last round out of the magazine.
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 83
Rated 5 out of 5 by Groundhawg A New Life for an Old Rifle
Heard about the balistics on this new cartdrige really couldn't believe the data so I just had to buy a box. Boy was I in for a huge suprise, used my 32 year-old Marlin 336C (the first gun my dad ever gave me) and after some sight adustment was poping a 5 gal. bucket top @200 yds. (no I didn't belive it at first either) no problem. So just for giggles I purchased a Burris 3X9X40 Fullfield II scope and mounts and dialed everthing in to 200 yds. Old Tired Iron just became my new favorite gun again. Never Thought I would scope a 100 yd. brush gun in my life!!!!!
July 6, 2007
Rated 2 out of 5 45-70 DOES NOT MEET THE HYPE
ORIGINAL 45-70 AMMUNITION WAS ACCURATE AND FACTORY ADVERTISED AT 2050 FPS. IT AVERAGED 2100 FPS IN MY 1885 HI WALL. NEW LOT READS 1875 FPS. THIS IS ALMOST 10% BELOW HORNADY ADVERTISED SPECS.
FACTORY BULLET DROP IS NOW 6.6 " LOW AT 200yds AND 30.3" LOW AT 300yds. THE ORIGINAL ADVERTISED SPECS WERE 4.1" & 27.8" LOW AT 200 & 300 yds. I ORIGINALLY PURCHASED THIS AMMUNITION BECAUSE IT WAS RELATIVLY HOT FOR A FACTORY LOAD. THIS IS NO LONGER THE CASE. I HAVE NOT SHOT THIS NEW LOT FOR ACCURACY. NOT INTERESTED IN SHOOTING ANOTHER LAME 45-70 LOAD.
April 18, 2007
Rated 5 out of 5 by bigboreYVFD The best period
The new Hornady Lever-Evolution ammo for the 45-70 is the absolute best factory ammo that I have ever shot. I have a H&R 1871 Buffalo Classic with a 32" barrel and the factory peep sights, and I can shoot 1" groups at 100 yards all day. If you are looking for a great brush buster round with supreme accuracy and tons of real knockdown power, this is it.
January 9, 2007
Rated 4 out of 5 by LouisianaSportsman Great Accuracy, below average close-range knockdn
I was so excited to see Hornady come out with this line of ammunition. I've deer hunted with my Marlin 30-30 for 20 years and I wouldn't trade it for any other gun where I hunt. I hunt thick woods and have probably killed 80% of the deer I've shot with it, within 50 yds. Recently I have started hunting with a freind at his camp where long range, 200-300 yard, shots are common. I bought a savage .270 bolt to hunt with there. A year later Hornady releases the Leverevolution line. There is no doubt the bullets are by far the most accurate I've ever shot through my 30-30. Incredible! My only complaint is last week I shot a 180 lb, 8-point 3 times within 40 yds before the buck dropped. All three shots were in the kill zone. I have yet to get the chance to shoot one over a 100 yds with the new Hornadys, I'm sure I could hit one up to 250 yds, but I would not recommend these for close range at all. The 8-point had 3 entrance holes and 3 exit wounds, all well placed. I guess the bullets velocity was just so great it just went right through with no knockdown energy. I've never had the 130 gr. Remmington coreloks i use to shoot behave that way at 40 yds. Most everyone I know that hunts with a 30-30 has another gun for long shots, myself included. These bullets are extremely accurate but at 250 yds I'd rather be shooting my .270. I was just disappointed because I hoped the bullets would give me longer range with the 30-30, without sacrificing the close range knockdown power I love the gun for. There is no more accurate a bullet out there, I'm convinced of that, but for close range (up to 100 yds) I prefer the remmington corelokt.
December 25, 2006
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