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Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by cisco11, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. cisco11

    cisco11 member

    Has anyone tried new Hornady Superformance ammo?
  2. hardluk1

    hardluk1 member

    Just order a bunch of there older heavy mag stuff before i heard about the new superformance. I would have for sure and may just to try. Always been pleased with there products, seems like good stuff good across the line. Unlike many others.
  3. niente

    niente Active Member

    I use their 40 s&w LE tap and have nothing but good to say. I've never heard anyone say anything bad about them so I'd say go for it
  4. Uncle Mike

    Uncle Mike Well-Known Member

    Yep....what do you want to know about the Superformance ammo?
  5. Tang419

    Tang419 Well-Known Member

    I used a lot of Hornady Heavy Mags. In my .300 Win Mag, the 180gr Heavy Mag clocked an average of 3110 out of my 24" barreled Ruger. The the 225gr Heavy Mag in my .338 Win Mag went a tad over 2900 from my 24" barreled Ruger. The .300 shot 0.6" groups, and the .338 shot 0.7's @ 100 yards. So needless to say, they performed great, and I would expect no less from their new stuff.
  6. kiwihunta

    kiwihunta Well-Known Member

    IMHO, Hornady is the cutting edge of ammo technology,i use .223 vmax ,.308 sst,and lever evo .44 mag .All of them i think are unsurpassed in there specific roles ,havnt used the superformance yet but i would think it will be outstanding and will certainly be trying it asap,cheers.
  7. cisco11

    cisco11 member

    I understand [from Jan. Rifleman mag] Hornady will be dropping their heavy mag and one other line in favor of superformance. I am interested in accuracy reports. From return posts all positive.
    Getting tired of reloading .45 years ago one did not have the loaded cartridges that are available today. I still shoot too much old crap that I must reload.
    Thank you for the input,,, it is appreciated.
  8. Uncle Mike

    Uncle Mike Well-Known Member

    The Hornady Light and Heavy magnum ammo is out a' here!

    The new 'Superformance' ammo will be taking its place...nearly the same as the light and heavy mag ammo in performance but better in the ballistic department, both internal and external, so Hornady will tell you!

    While the velocities may be a tad less then the older ammo, the pressure curves are said to be much improved, resulting in better performance and less recoil and a smoother more linear recoil impulse.
  9. pwillie

    pwillie Well-Known Member

    For off the shelf,Hornady is hard to beat,the only other for me is Weatherby(Norma) ammo.
  10. tango2echo

    tango2echo Well-Known Member

    I've shot the .243 80gr load. It did well. Velocities were as advertised. Good accuracy for factory stuff.

  11. hardluk1

    hardluk1 member

    I bought 5 box's of 7mm rem HM in 139gr sst and it turns out hornady say's that the 7mag was one of the harder to make work well , I can't wait till i need more ammo for it. This stuff will shoot 2" groups at 400 yards.
  12. pwillie

    pwillie Well-Known Member

    A Sporting goods store owner in my town,uses 139 gr Hornady's to take Elk in Col....been doing it for years(7mm mag)
  13. jtlgun

    jtlgun New Member

    Yes, I have tried the new Hornadly Superformance ammo in 30-06. See my test results in this Section under the question "Anyone famileir with Hornady Superformance ammo)".

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