Can I shoot Hornady LEVERevolution?
While Hornady LEVERevolution ammo does indeed flatten their trajectory and extend their effective range somewhat, it won’t turn cartridges like the . 45-70 Government into flat-shooting, long-range cartridges. If you want that sort of performance, use a cartridge like the . 300 Win Mag or .
What does FTX mean in ammo?
Flex Tip eXpanding
The Flex Tip eXpanding (FTX) bullet developed for Critical Defense ammunition looks like a traditional Jacketed Hollow Point (JHP) bullet whose cavity has been filled with a polymer plug.
Can I shoot LEVERevolution in a revolver?
It may be stout and towards the upper range and may rattle your cage, but it’s safe in your revolver unless it says on the box DON’T CHOOT IN HANDGUNS. But I still don’t think it’s unsafe because what if you had the ammo without the box that said don’t shoot in handguns and you shot it and it blew up.
When did Hornady LEVERevolution come out?
Lever-Action Popularity Regardless of how you pronounce it, LEVERevolution Ammunition by Hornady® revolutionized the shooting industry. In 2005, Hornady did what other ammunition manufacturers refused to do, they reinvented ammunition for some of the most popular cartridges ever produced.
What powder is used in Hornady LEVERevolution?
Hodgdon LEVERevolution® is the exact same spherical propellant that’s used in Hornady® factory ammunition. This state-of-the-art powder works especially well in lever-action cartridges such as the 30-30 Winchester.
What is Hornady MonoFlex?
Speed Sabot & High Speed/Low Drag Sabot Specifically engineered to provide phenomenal accuracy, penetration and high weight retention, the MonoFlex® ML™ is a nontraditional / alternative metal construction bullet option that is a fantastic choice for ALL hunters.
What are Hornady FTX bullets used for?
Hornady® FTX® bullets revolutionized lever gun ballistics, creating a new level of performance for these popular firearms. Lever gun enthusiasts can now harness the accuracy, power and long-range performance of a tipped bullet that’s safe to load in tubular magazines.
What are FTX bullets used for?
Used for Hunting These bullets pierce the skin and hide of large animals like bucks, elk, bear and moose, and have high stopping power to put the animal down quickly. FTX bullets work at any range, and can also be used for hunting animals with especially tough hides, like hogs.
Is the 3030 Powerful?
30-30 is better than ever. The 160-grain, flex-tipped projectile leaves the muzzle at about 2,400 fps, yielding 2,046 ft-lbs of muzzle energy. Velocity remains high—2,150 fps at 100 yards, 1,916 fps at 200 yards, and 1,619 fps at 300 yards—and so does the energy downrange.
What type of powder is H335?
Hodgdon H335 Smokeless Powder is a flattened ball type powder that meters very well. Originally, Hodgdon H335 Smokeless Powder was used to load the military’s 5.56 NATO ammo, but now it is very popular for the .
What powder does Hornady use in 45 70?
Hodgdon lists loads for the 45/70 & 30/30 with IMR 3031 and also with IMR 4895. Both are very common powders. I am sure there are others that will be good for both calibers.
What is MonoFlex?
Constructed of a copper alloy, MonoFlex® bullets offer hunters a solid that won’t separate, and when recovered, retains 95% of its original weight. Copper alloy differs from solid copper in that it is harder, tougher and does not foul or increase pressure the way solid copper bullets do.
Which is the best LEVERevolution bullet to buy?
The .30-30 Winchester is by far the most popular of the LEVERevolution calibers. Its Evolution bullet is the only boat-tail design (so far). This is fitting, as the .30-30 is the only small bore cartridge on the list.
Where is the interlock on Hornady LEVERevolution bullets?
Toward the rear of the bullet is the internal Hornady InterLock, designed to mechanically lock the shank of the core in the jacket after expansion. In addition to new bullets, the LEVERevolution factory loads feature new powders that deliver higher muzzle velocity (MV) than traditional standard velocity loads at no increase in pressure.
When did Hornady LEVERevolution ammunition revolutionize the shooting industry?
Regardless of how you pronounce it, LEVERevolution Ammunition by Hornady® revolutionized the shooting industry. In 2005, Hornady did what other ammunition manufacturers refused to do, they reinvented ammunition for some of the most popular cartridges ever produced.
Why are flex tip bullets used in lever action rifles?
The Flex Tip eliminates the possibility of a magazine chain-fire, the bugaboo that has prevented the use of pointed bullets in rifles with tubular magazines. These new Evolution bullets deliver a markedly higher ballistic coefficient than the round nose and flat point bullets previously loaded in cartridges designed for use in lever action rifles.