Hornady Precision Hunter 300 Remington Short Action Ultra Magnum Ammo 178 Grain ELD-X 20-Rds


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Loaded with the most advanced all-range hunting bullet available, Precision Hunter Ammunition sets a new standard of accurate, deadly and dependable hunting performance. Get this Hornady Precision Hunter Ammunition from us for the cheapest price online! We will have all your guns, knifes, clothing and accessories ready for the cheapest price so get them while you can with easy, fast shipping.


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Hornady Precision Hunter 300 Remington Short Action Ultra Magnum Ammo 178 Grain ELD-X 20-Rds Features:

Your trophy has never been closer– even if it’s far away! Featuring the radically superior ELD-X bullet with patented Heat Shield tip, Precision Hunter will soon be the “go-to” load for ANY hunting situation because of its effective terminal performance at ALL practical ranges. The Heat Shield tip of the Hornady ELD-X bullet defies the effects of aerodynamic heating and retains its shape to provide a perfect meplat (tip) that is always the same shape. A streamlined secant ogive with optimum boattail design, plus the highly concentric AMP bullet jackets, combined with the patent pending Heat Shield tip creates a supremely accurate, high BC match bullet.

ELD-Match bullet BCs are measured with Doppler radar and corrected to standard atmospheric conditions. With high velocity, 0-400 yard impact, the bullet continually expands throughout its penetration path. The thick shank of the jacket and high Interlock ring keep the core and jacket together providing 50-60% weight retention. Upon low velocity, 400 yard impacts, the Heat Shield tip drives backward into the bullet to initiate expansion. Exhibiting conventional expansion with a large mushroom and 85-90% retained weight the bullet provides deep penetration and large wound cavities.  This ammunition is new production, non-corrosive, in boxer primed, reloadable brass cases.

Hornady Precision Hunter 300 Remington Short Action Ultra Magnum Ammo 178 Grain ELD-X 20-Rds Specifications:

  • 178 Grains
  • ELD-X
  • 20 rounds per box

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With life sneaking up on me before I could get my loading bench set up (for, what, the umpteenth year), I decided to dabble with a new line of factory ammo for the season. Part of this was driven be the assembly of what wil likely be my “jack of all trades” deer rifle for a while – a Savage Model 10 Precision Carbine in 308. Also, while my Savage Model 111 Long Range Hunter (LRH) in 7mm Remington Magnum has been doing well with Winchester Ballistic Silvertip 140’s, I thought I’d mess with it, too.


Enter the Hornady “Precision Hunter” line of ammunition. I more or less became interested in some of the hype around the new Hornady ELD-X bullet, and this is their factory line with that bullet. With zero expectations, I started seeing what it would do. Time at the range has been in short supply, so I wasn’t able to spend an appreciable amount of time on the bench until today – and even then I was shooting what, to me, was too fast. But I was impressed overall.

Hornady Precision Hunter

First, the 7mm Mag…. The 162 grain ELD-X has a G1 ballistic coefficient of 0.630, which is VERY efficient. I was getting velocity measurements from the low 2800’s to just over 2900 fps (more on that in a moment). From the get-go, it was obvious it wanted to shoot in the gun. All shooting was done through a suppressor (Thunder Beast Ultra-7), as that is how I’m going to hunt with it (and also the 308). The gun has a 1:9.5 twist barrel, so it easily stabilizes this bullet.


Initial group testing last week showed three-shot groups averaging around 0.7″… I was trying to zero at the same time, so 5 shot groups were not practical in the time frame if I wanted to keep the gun cool enough to not run into grouping issues. I was, and am, pleased. Today, I continued to test the gun and ran a few more through it as I fine tuned the zero. Groups were good, but I blew one with a called flier…. I ain’t gonna show that one.

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