.22 Caliber (.224) 40 gr. Hornet

For rifles, this bullet is formed with a thin-walled jacket and soft core in the traditional roundnose shape for cartridges such as the 22 Hornet, 22 K-Hornet, or 218 Bee at muzzle velocities in the 2600 to 2900 fps range. The thin jacket and rounded nose of this bullet provides outstanding accuracy and effective expansion on small varmints at these modest velocities. This bullet is ideal for barrels with 1x16" twist rates and muzzle velocities that require a "short" bullet for proper stability. It is also effective in rifles firing medium-capacity cartridges, such as the 222 Remington and 223 Remington, for target and varmint shooting at muzzle velocities up to 3500 fps.

For handguns, this bullet with a thin jacket and lots of exposed lead are ideal for all centerfire cartridges in 22 caliber. It will range in expansion from being a varmint bullet at Hornet handgun velocities to an explosive "Blitz" style Varminter at 223 Remington velocities. The bullets with a round nose shape are capable of outstanding accuracy, especially at short to moderate ranges.

Dia. (inches) Weight (grains) Sectional Density Ballistic Coefficients and Velocity Ranges
0.224 40 .114 .116 @ 2800 fps and above
.122 between 2800 and 2000 fps
.135 @ 2000 fps and below

Price: $21.85
Stock Code: 1200
100 bullets
To order by phone, please call 1-888-223-3006
*Sierra Bullets does not sell any loaded ammunition. What you are purchasing are bullets only and will need to be loaded into ammunition in order to be fired from a firearm. Prices, specifications and availability are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to correct typographic, photographic and/or descriptive errors.


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Corey W of Bayard, New Mexico May 22, 2017
Very accurate bullets in both of my hornet rifles!
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Brandon H of Lexington, North Carolina February 4, 2014
Used this bullet in .223 diameter with great results. Can not find the 1200 any where in any store. Hope these are avalable soon.
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L F of Denton, Texas January 11, 2014
This little hornet works very well for me out to about 125 yards on small/medium hogs. Great penetration and excellent terminal ballistics. A well placed shot puts them on the ground for good. Phenomenally accurate. Shot after shot, the placement is spot on. This little thing gets it done ethically, economically, and comfortably. Well done Sierra Bullets! Note: we need more please--and soon.
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