Hornady Ammo Logo

Hornady Ammo For Sale

Live Inventory
In 1949, Hornady manufactured its first .30 caliber bullet. Since then, Hornady has been growing and expanding its plant in Grand Island, Nebraska. With popular ammo for both hunting and self defense, Hornady continues to introduce new products to its already stellar line-up. Learn More
per page
  1. Hornady Frontier 223 Rem Ammo - 500 Rounds of 55 Grain FMJ Ammunition

    $269.99

    13 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 55 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3240 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1282 ft lbs
    • 500 Rounds
    • 54.0¢ per round
    • Made by Hornady
  2. Hornady 223 Rem Ammo - 50 Rounds of 55 Grain FMJ-BT Ammunition

    $34.99

    12 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 55 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3240 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1282 ft lbs
    • 50 Rounds
    • 70.0¢ per round
    • Made by Hornady
  3. Hornady Frontier 5.56x45 Ammo - 500 Rounds of 55 Grain HP Match Ammunition

    $369.99

    12 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 55 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3240 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1282 ft lbs
    • 500 Rounds
    • 74.0¢ per round
    • Made by Hornady
  4. Hornady Frontier 5.56x45 Ammo - 500 Rounds of 68 Grain BTHP Match Ammunition

    $399.99

    17 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 68 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2690 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1323 ft lbs
    • 500 Rounds
    • 80.0¢ per round
    • Made by Hornady
  5. Hornady Frontier 5.56x45 Ammo - 500 Rounds of 75 Grain BTHP Match Ammunition

    $419.00

    20 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 75 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2910 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1410 ft lbs
    • 500 Rounds
    • 83.8¢ per round
    • Made by Hornady
  6. Hornady BLACK 223 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 62 Grain FMJ Ammunition

    $17.99

    33 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 62 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3100 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1323 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • 90.0¢ per round
    • Made by Hornady
  7. Hornady Frontier 223 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 55 Grain HP Match Ammunition

    $18.75

    65 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 55 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3240 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1282 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • 93.8¢ per round
    • Made by Hornady
  8. Hornady Frontier 5.56x45 Ammo - 20 Rounds of 55 Grain HP Match Ammunition

    $18.99

    19 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 55 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3240 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1282 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • 95.0¢ per round
    • Made by Hornady
  9. Hornady Frontier 223 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 68 Grain BTHP Match Ammunition

    $19.99

    83 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 68 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2960 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1323 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • 100.0¢ to $1.00 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  10. Hornady Frontier 5.56x45 Ammo - 20 Rounds of 68 Grain BTHP Match Ammunition

    $19.99

    82 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 68 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2960 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1323 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • 100.0¢ to $1.00 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  11. Hornady 9mm +P Ammo - 25 Rounds of 124 Grain JHP Ammunition

    $24.99

    81 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 124 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1175 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 380 ft lbs
    • 25 Rounds
    • $1.00 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  12. Hornady 9mm Ammo - 250 Rounds of 115 Grain JHP Ammunition (Cases Not Nickel-Plated)

    $269.99

    16 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 115 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1135 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 329 ft lbs
    • 250 Rounds
    • $1.08 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  13. Hornady Handgun Hunter 9mm +P Ammo - 25 Rounds of 115 Grain MonoFlex Ammunition

    $28.99

    32 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 115 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1100 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 309 ft lbs
    • 25 Rounds
    • $1.16 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  14. Hornady Superformance 223 Rem Ammo - 200 Rounds of 35 Grain NTX Ammunition

    $234.99

    4 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 35 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 4000 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1243 ft lbs
    • 200 Rounds
    • $1.17 to $1.18 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  15. Hornady 9mm Ammo - 25 Rounds of 115 Grain JHP Ammunition (Cases Not Nickel-Plated)

    $29.99

    67 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 115 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1140 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 332 ft lbs
    • 25 Rounds
    • $1.20 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  16. Hornady 40 cal Ammo - 20 Rounds of 155 Grain JHP Ammunition

    $24.99

    69 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 155 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1180 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 479 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.25 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  17. Hornady 223 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 75 Grain HPBT Ammunition

    $24.99

    11 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 75 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2790 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1296 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.25 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  18. Hornady 380 ACP Ammo - 250 Rounds of 90 Grain JHP Ammunition (Cases Not Nickel-Plated)

    $323.99

    17 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 90 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1000 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 200 ft lbs
    • 250 Rounds
    • $1.30 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  19. Hornady 223 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 55 Grain V-MAX Ammunition

    $25.99

    70 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 55 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3240 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1282 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.30 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  20. Hornady Superformance Match 5.56x45 Ammo - 20 Rounds of 75 Grain HPBT Ammunition

    $26.00

    31 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 75 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2910 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1410 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.30 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  21. Hornady 223 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 53 Grain V-MAX Ammunition

    $26.99

    40 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 53 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3465 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1413 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.35 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  22. Hornady 223 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 35 Grain Polymer Tipped Ammunition

    $27.99

    62 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 35 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 4000 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1243 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.40 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  23. Hornady 380 ACP Ammo - 25 Rounds of 90 Grain JHP Ammunition (Cases Not Nickel-Plated)

    $34.99

    79 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 90 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1000 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 200 ft lbs
    • 25 Rounds
    • $1.40 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  24. Hornady 40 Cal Ammo - 200 Rounds of 165 Grain JHP Ammunition

    $279.99

    12 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 165 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1175 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 506 ft lbs
    • 200 Rounds
    • $1.40 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  25. Hornady Custom 45 ACP +P Ammo - 20 Rounds of 230 Grain JHP Ammunition

    $29.99

    78 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 230 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 950 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 461 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.50 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  26. Hornady 40 cal Ammo - 20 Rounds of 165 Grain JHP Ammunition

    $29.99

    76 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 165 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1175 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 506 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.50 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  27. Hornady 222 Rem Ammo - 20 Rounds of 50 Grain V-MAX Ammunition

    $29.99

    34 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 50 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3345 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1242 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.50 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  28. Hornady BLACK 6.8 SPC Ammo - 20 Rounds of 110 Grain V-MAX Ammunition

    $31.99

    61 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 110 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2570 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1588 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.60 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  29. Hornady 38 Special Ammo - 25 Rounds of 110 Grain JHP Ammunition

    $39.99

    56 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 110 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1010 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 249 ft lbs
    • 25 Rounds
    • $1.60 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  30. 308 - 168 Grain A-Max - Hornady BLACK - 20 Rounds

    $32.99

    76 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 168 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2700 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 2719 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.65 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  31. Hornady Varmint Express 6mm Creedmoor Ammo - 20 Rounds of 87 Grain V-MAX Ammunition

    $32.99

    63 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 87 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3210 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 1990 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.65 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  32. Hornady Critical Defense 45 ACP Ammo - 20 Rounds of 185 Grain FTX JHP Ammunition

    $34.99

    75 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 185 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1000 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 411 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.75 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  33. Hornady 450 Bushmaster Ammo - 20 Rounds of 250 Grain FTX Ammunition

    $34.99

    60 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 250 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2200 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 2686 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.75 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  34. Hornady Critical Duty 45 ACP +P Ammo - 20 Rounds of 220 Grain FTX JHP Ammunition

    $35.99

    66 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 220 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Nickel-Plated Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 975 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 464 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.80 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  35. Hornady 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain SP Ammunition

    $35.99

    64 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 150 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2820 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 2649 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $1.80 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  36. Hornady 12 Gauge Ammo - 100 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

    $194.99

    16 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1600 FPS
    • 100 Rounds
    • $1.95 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  37. Hornady Critical Defense 12 ga Ammo - 10 Rounds of 2-3/4" 00 Buck Ammunition

    $19.99

    70 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 1600 FPS
    • 10 Rounds
    • $2.00 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  38. Hornady 308 Win Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain SST Ammunition

    $40.99

    4 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 150 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3000 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 2997 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $2.05 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  39. Hornady Precision Hunter 6mm Creedmoor Ammo - 20 Rounds of 103 Grain ELD-X Ammunition

    $41.00

    56 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 103 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 3050 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 2127 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $2.05 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  40. Hornady American Whitetail 30-06 Ammo - 20 Rounds of 150 Grain SP Ammunition

    $44.99

    71 In stock now

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +10
    Bullet type 150 Grain
    Primer Type Boxer Casing Type Brass
    Condition New
    Muzzle Velocity 2910 FPS
    Muzzle Energy 2820 ft lbs
    • 20 Rounds
    • $2.25 per round
    • Made by Hornady
  1. 1
  2. 2

History of Hornady Ammo

You're free to republish or share any of our ammo brand histories (either in part or in full), which are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Our only requirement is that you give Ammo.com appropriate credit by linking to the original article. Spread the word; knowledge is power!

Joyce Hornady sold his first bullet in 1949, a .30 caliber Spire Point weighing 150 grain. He was using a surplus bullet assembly press in a rented garage, where his company was born from his desire to build a better product that he could use himself – because first and foremost, Joyce was a shooter. His company would grow to become a force in the ammunition and reloading markets. Hornady Manufacturing grew rapidly during its first few years, increasing sales by 300 percent by the second year.

The Origins of Hornady Manufacturing

It all began with Hornady Sporting Goods Company, a business centered around baseball bats, bicycles, team uniforms and the like. When Joyce went to the bank for his first business loan to expand into ammunition, the bankers were confused. Bullets? For reloaders? That wasn’t a business model with any future, he was told. But he went ahead anyway, partnering with Vernon Speer, a name familiar to many ammunition and shooting aficionados. Their first foray into the world of ammunition was a machine that converted spent .22 rimfire cartridges into bullet jacket and then full rounds.

Hornady Bullets and Hornady Reloading

During World War II, Hornady’s founder, like many Americans, had to make due because of wartime shortages. These shortages led to the discovery that became the engine of Hornady’s business. He was able to take a .22 rimfire cartridge case and transform it into a bullet, which could then be loaded into centerfire ammunition for varmint shooting.

Hornady saw opportunity because while the market was flooded with surplus ammunition, virtually none of it was suitable for hunting. With this in mind, he began manufacturing a .30 caliber, 150-grain Spire Point on a Waterbury Farrell out of a former auto body shop. During the company’s first year, they sold a scant $10,000 worth of ammunition. However, while it would be several years before they were able to break even, sales tripled the next year and the company’s staff grew to four.

Above all else, the goal was on quality, and the founding Hornady wanted a shooter to be able to put “ten bullets through one hole” with his ammunition. This goal belies Hornady’s dual shooting lineage. First, he was a shooter of both game and targets. Later, he acted as a marksmanship instructor during the Second World War due to being too old for active duty service. It was the latter experience that tipped him off to the need for accurate, reliable ammunition for the United States military. The ammunition of World War II was better suited for close quarters than long-distance rifle work.

Business was looking up for Hornady Manufacturing – until the Korean War, which created unanticipated shortages of important raw materials. But rather than give up and let the company fold, Hornady won contracts for producing alternative products not associated with ammunition, including aluminum hearts for bracelets and condenser cans for the U.S. government. Once the war ended, the materials that Hornady had used for the cans and the technology he developed to manufacture them were applied to form ultra-thin copper jackets for varmint bullets.

Hornady Ammo Ballistics Testing

In 1958, Speer and Hornady split, with the former focusing like a laser on .30 caliber rounds. Local venture capitalist Fred Abrahamson gave Hornady a much needed infusion of capital for growth. Hornady moved to an 800-square-foot plant (now a 145,000-square-foot facility) in Grand Island, Nebraska, built specifically for the purpose of manufacturing ammunition and where the original press employed is still in use today. Joyce added a 200-yard underground range so he could perform onsite quality testing of his products without interference from the weather.

Hornady Manufacturing continued their pace of rapid growth and expansion into the 60s and 70s – with their ballistics lab supporting U.S. Army ballisticians in their experimentation of aerodynamically efficient bullet designs, eventually leading to the adaptation of the secant ogive. This later became the Hornady bullet signature profile and is now used almost exclusively for all bullets made by Hornady.

Hornady acquired a number of erstwhile competitors along the way. Acquisitions of Hornady Manufacturing include Pacific Tool Company, West Coast Shot Company, and Frontier Ammunition. These were later incorporated into a single entity with Hornady Manufacturing, with new names like Hornady Custom Ammunition and Hornady Tool Company. During this reorganization, the company came into a dispute with one of its partners and began manufacturing all cartridge cases in house.

Joyce Hornady’s Death and the Future of Hornady Ammunition

Joyce Hornady's death dealt a severe blow to the company. In January of 1981, along with lead engineer Edward Heers and customer service manager Jim Garber, Hornady died in an airplane crash on the way to the SHOT Show. The Hornady family stepped forward to lead the company, and they soon began producing their cartridge cases in house, now led by Steve Hornady, who is also a member of the NRA’s board. The younger Hornady was scheduled to be on the plane, but had to miss the trade show to care for his wife while she recovered from surgery. Today, they enjoy a reputation for manufacturing some of the best brass available.

While the company is very much a family affair (Steve’s son Jason is the Vice President), members of the family are required to work outside of the company for ten years before they are even allowed to interview for a position. Jason took a 50-percent pay cut to come to work for his father after a lucrative career in outdoor sales. While family is a priority, quality is even more so.

Hornady Products

Hornady Manufacturing continues to expand and innovate, always working to advance bullet technology. They make more than excellent bullets, they also manufacture complete ammunition for pistols, rifles and shotguns – earning true respect for the amount of research and development that goes into each of their products. Recent additions to their product line include the Hornady TAP and Critical Defense premium ammunition for law enforcement agencies and military use. Hunters are well served by the Hornady LEVERevolution and Dangerous Game ammunition series, which represent some of the most advanced bullet technologies available. They have also ventured into the world of competitive shooting, selling their lines of Custom Match and Steel Match ammo. From the mighty mouse .17HMR to the burly .500 S&W Magnum, Hornady sells ammunition for practically every shooter, including those waiting eagerly for the zombie apocalypse. Yes, that’s right – Hornady makes ammunition specifically for gunning down legions of the undead. Just make sure you have enough food stockpiled while you’re at it.

Hornady has been, and remains committed to, manufacturing high-quality products for shooters of all persuasions, reloaders and armed professionals. Producing with excellence and innovation, Hornady Manufacturing will no doubt continue to be at the cutting edge of ammunition manufacturers. And hey, if and when the dead begin rising from their graves, there will be only one ammunition specifically designed to send them back to their resting place.

FAQ

Where is Hornady ammo made?

Hornady ammo is manufactured in Grand Island, Nebraska, the same town in which the company was first established in 1949. Although it started in a former auto shop, Hornady has grown into the largest independently-owned ammunition company in the world.

Who makes Hornady ammo?

Hornady ammo is made by the Hornady Manufacturing Company. The company is under the leadership of Steve Hornady and receives active support and involvement from others in the Hornady family. Jason Hornady, Steve’s son is currently the company’s vice president.

What is Hornady Critical Defense ammo?

Critical Defense ammunition is the personal defense line created by Hornady. These rounds feature a FTX bullet, a hollow point that eliminates clogging and increases expansion. These cartridges also include low-flash propellants to ensure night vision is not disrupted. Critical Defense ammo is great for concealed carry or home protection. It’s found in rifle cartridges (.223, .30 Carbine, and .308 Win) and pistol cartridges (.32 ACP, .380, 9mm, .38 Special, .357 Mag, .40 S&W, .44 Special, .45 ACP, and .45 Colt), as well as 12 gauge and the rimfire .22 WMR.

What is Zombie Max ammo?

No longer in production, Hornady Zombie Max was a specialized ammo developed for shooting zombies. Known as Z-Max, the ammo featured a polymer tip that improved ballistics and quickened expansion and an AMP jacket that had minimal variation in wall thickness, ensuring consistent performance. Zombie Max was available in pistol cartridges (.380 ACP, 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP), as well as rifle cartridges (.223 Remington, 7.62x39, .30-30, and .308 Win) and 12 gauge.

What powder is in Hornady Precision Hunter ammo?

Hornady Precision Hunter is a factory loaded ammunition designed to maximize ballistic performance. These hunting rounds use a clean burning propellant that is uniformly loaded to ensure consistency, regardless of weather and temperature.

Is Hornady ammo good for hunting?

Hornady Precision Hunter is a superior hunting cartridge, regardless of weather scenario. These rounds feature a Heat Shield tip, which retains its shape throughout its entire trajectory, bringing unprecedented aerodynamic efficiency. These rounds come in a variety of rifle calibers, including .243, .308, and .30-06, among others.

Sam Jacobs
Written by
Sam Jacobs

Customer Reviews

  • 5bites said:

    I used this ammo for the first time this year in my 6.5 Creedmoor I shot a buck at 200yrds. He was dead before hid head hit the ground never seen anything like it. I hunted with a 30/06 before this and deer never went down that fast. This ammo is great.

  • Nightstalker said:

    I am a depredation hunter for deer and hogs I have shot hundreds of deer and many hogs. If using a silencer as I do this ammo has cycle without jam or misfire up to 200 rounds in a 5 hour period. Best Ammo for a 6.5 Creedmoor I have ever used.

  • James said:

    I hunted in Africa with this ammo and it is awesome. Every animal dropped in it's tracks. As close to a custom load as you can get over the counter. I'm going back and use same gun and ammo.

  • Thomas said:

    I've shot deer with these and so far only one deer has moved around in the same spot he fell but only for a few minutes, never got up again.

View 1 more
  • Coonhunter said:

    Love it

  • BPM said:

    Love my 45/70 for accuracy and knockdown power.

  • Big Poppa said:

    A super accurate round. And it is a game Slayer. Great ammo for Bullseye Shooting to lots of fun

  • tigerbill89 said:

    Used several different brands of hollow points and Hornady is consistently the best for reliability and overall manufacturing quality

  • Nasty Old Man said:

    I have been a soldier and a cop since I came home from Vietnam and these are just wonder my SIGSAUER P-228 is sold old that it say made in West Germany. NO IT IS NOT FOR SALE YET!

  • Glenn said:

    Completely Satisfied with Customer Service, They work out my Mistakes when I ordered, Package arrived on Schedule, In Great shape, no Damage. I am sure that this Ammo will preform well! Thanks

  • Joe said:

    Had a 1 shot kill on a WI buck , hit right behind the front leg shoulder joint it dabble lunged him. It took him right off his feet! Using 35 grains of lever lution powder, 160 grain FTX bullets. ranged with a range finder at 116 yards. My 30-30 Marlin was sighted in at 100 yards. With an old redfield 2-7 power wide field scope.

  • BRACK73RT said:

    I was very impressed with the price of the ammunition and the availability. I was even more impressed with the speed of shipping.

  • Ron said:

    Excellent loads , Hornady product some of the best, I have used it for years.

  • mosby said:

    haven't shot it yet, but bought it for my nightstand gun based on product reputation.

  • jlr said:

    killed several deer and three large hogs using this ammo in 270

  • j.r. said:

    i might use it this season and see how it does

  • Mike richter said:

    Theres nouthing wrong with any hornady product ive ever used,except AVALABILITY 450 marlin ammo or componants are non _existant in pa,same thing with 368 dia rifle bullets,comeon hornady

  • Chris said:

    Enjoyed your service thanks again

  • Hans said:

    The ammo cycled perfect and shot very very clean!!

  • bkfrompa said:

    High quality ammo from a well-known manufacturer. Consistent feed and powder loading. Price from Ammo.com was best found on the Internet.

  • Snuffy said:

    This amo is sharp, quick and no problem.

  • Boatguy007""" said:

    ~ There are many choices still in .32 ammo, but I consider the Hornady .32 ACP to be in the top three as far as Quality and value. You would have to move to Gold Dot or perhaps Federal Personal Defense to do any better. Cheers & Safe shooting out there! Jim

  • 4 Inch Grouping at 1000 yds said:

    Super fast for a 45 round. Better groupings at rapid fire pace. Center mass and done.

  • jeager said:

    All 6.8 s.p.c. is more expensive than 5.56/.223 but it's a hunting round. I practice with my Ar 5.56 rifles. Excellent performance.

  • Private citizen said:

    This is a great self defense ammo at a great price.

  • Christian said:

    Shot 100 rounds through my new AR-15 and everything was flawless. Very happy with the service, delivery time and quality of the Ammo.

  • Gavin said:

    No Miss fires at all.A Preformed like Expected.

  • io said:

    received my shipment and am very happy with the service.

  • FRED said:

    The 45 Auto Ammo is a great buy of Quality at a low reasonable price of which we need this day of low money! Thanks for the chance to order this AMMO!! Clarence F. Neeley

  • 4 Inch Grouping at 100 yds said:

    This ammo is smoking hot. Really fast. My groupings were better than with standard 230 gr. ammo. Gets the job done.

  • Ohio1 said:

    Tryed the penetration test...the rounds mushroomed perfectly! They are very accurate also! These are going to be used for self defense!