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Response to jimmy the one (Reply #32)

Sat Apr 27, 2013, 09:59 AM

34. A 270 with a hunting bullet will cause MUCH more devastation than standard .223 ammo

Hornady V-Max, for example.

Features:
Polymer Tip

The polymer tip increases the ballistic coefficient and also initiates dramatic expansion upon impact – even at velocities as low as 1600 fps.


Higher Ballistic Coefficient

Hornady® combines the sharp, pointed polymer tip with the most aerodynamic profile for a high ballistic coefficient. The V-MAX™ profile also provides the maximum bearing surface for added in-flight stability.

Swaged Lead Core

The swaging process allows for precise formation of the core up and around the tip, with a cavity under the tip's stem. This allows the tip to build up energy before smashing into the core, causing dramatic fragmentation of the core and jacket.

Precise Boattail & Flatbase Designs

Utilizing the proper base design provides incredible in-flight stability for long-range shooting

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A design such as this ensures maximum energy transfer to the target, and the devastation is massive. Much more so than standard AR-15 ammo at any range. Hunting bullets such as the the V-Max are outlawed by treaty for military use.

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