.22 Caliber (.224) High Velocity 63 gr. SMP

In rifles, the semi-point design allows this style of bullet to expand faster than a spitzer style due to a generous amount of exposed lead at the tip and the slightly larger opening in the jacket. Capable of outstanding accuracy, this bullet can be an excellent choice for varmints and small game in many early 22 centerfire rifles, which have slower twist rates than those commonly used today. The Semi-Point shape reduces bullet length for a given weight, making the bullet easier to stabilize. The penalty is that a Semi-Pointed bullet has a lower ballistic coefficient than a Spitzer-pointed bullet of the same weight. This bullet can also be used in modern rifles with faster twist rates.

In handguns, because of the velocity constraints caused by short barrels, the primary usefulness of a semi-point bullet design is in cases where the twist rate may not be adequate to produce the best accuracy with a spitzer bullet. The relative shortness of the semi-point design can improve bullet stabilization and accuracy. This bullet will not give explosive expansion at longer ranges, but due to the wide jacket opening and generous exposed lead tip can be useful at shorter ranges for fur bearers whose pelts are to be preserved.

Dia. (inches) Weight (grains) Sectional Density Ballistic Coefficients and Velocity Ranges
0.224 63 .179 .231 @ 2800 fps and above
.235 between 2800 and 2000 fps
.240 @ 2000 fps and below

Price: $21.79
Stock Code: 1370
100 bullets
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Jim M of Plum, Pennsylvania March 3, 2017
Outstanding repeatable groups in a finicky 14 twist CZ 550 varmint in 22-250. Highly recommend if you are having accuracy issues in your slow twist 22-250.
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Leon L of Robstown, Texas March 4, 2016
Coyote-Deer-Hogs - very effective - 3220 fps - one shot kill - head or neck shot
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Don H of Schoolcraft, Michigan December 27, 2015
One shot kill, 70 yard shot beefy Upper Peninsula 8 point, bullets incredibly accurate 9 inch twist Colt Hbar, loaded 2900 16 inch barrel, dont quit making these bullets,!
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Greg L of Yucca Valley, California August 8, 2015
Out of my Marlyn X7VH in .223 Rem. @ 2,900fps = deadly red cloud on varmints.
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Don H of Schoolcraft, Michigan March 6, 2015
Read a bunch about this bullet, couldnt believe the accuracy I got from my bolt gun, and ar with a fast twist, one load for both guns, it is an incredible bullet l bought every box I could find!
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Gary W of Goliad, Texas February 17, 2015
I've been shooting these in both .223 and 22-250 with excellant accuracy and terminal performance. I normally only shoot out to 150 yards, and they kill everything they hit.
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