.22 Caliber (.224) 45 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 these bullets provide 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|
.131 @ 2800 fps and above
.137 between 2800 and 2000 fps
.152 @ 2000 fps and below
Status: BackOrdered - Out of Stock
This product is currently out of stock, but available on backorder To order by phone, please call 1-888-223-3006
||Rick C of Somewhere, Virginia||April 11, 2017|
|I reload .223 for Contender Super 14'', Since I can only get so much speed from 14'' barrel I needed a bullet that worked at lower speeds. It Explodes Violently when it hits something.|
||Don S of Scottsdale, Arizona||June 26, 2013|
|I loaded some .223 med vel for PD shooting at only 100yds or so. Hit everyone I shot at, didn't have one to crawl off. I highly recommend this bullet.|