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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

2012 New Products from Hornady

Here is the press release to recap all of their new 2012 offerings:

Hornady® Manufacturing, an industry leader in bullet and ammunition technology, announces a comprehensive lineup of new products for 2012. These new ammunition, bullet and reloading products will be available from stocking dealers, major retail sporting goods stores and their websites. Please visit the Retail Locator to find the nearest dealer. International listings are available as well.
New Ammunition
Superformance Varmint Critical DUTY™
Law enforcement and tactical professionals now have a truly advanced, 21st Century handgun ammunition solution that delivers the most consistent and reliable urban barrier performance available. The proven Flex Tip® design of the new FlexLock™ bullet eliminates clogging and aids bullet expansion. Its large, mechanical jacket-to-core, InterLock® band works to keep the bullet and core from separating for maximum weight retention and proven terminal performance through all FBI test barriers. Find out more.

Superformance Varmint 17 Hornet Superformance® Varmint
The new 17 Hornet ammunition is an economical and fun .17 caliber centerfire cartridge that puts the sting on varmints out to 300 yards. The 17 Hornet propels the 20 gr V-Max™ at 3,650 fps with a trajectory comparable to a traditional 55 gr 223 Rem, but with the felt recoil of a 22 WMR. Find out more.
Steel Match Heavy Magnum® Turkey
With 1 ½ ounces of either #4, #5 or #6 nickel plated lead shot, these 3 inch 12 gauge shotgun loads deliver true gobbler knockdown power. They feature the thickest nickel-plating in the industry with minimized shot deformation enabling more shot to reach the intended target. And, at 1300 fps, this load allows hunters to achieve lethal penetration out to 50 yards. Find out more.
Critical Defense Zombie Max™
Be PREPARED – supply yourself for the Zombie Apocalypse with Zombie Max ammunition from Hornady! Loaded with PROVEN Z-Max bullets... yes PROVEN Z-Max bullets (have you seen a Zombie?). Make sure your "bug out bag" is ready with nothing but the best! Find out more.
Superformance Match Vintage Match™
Vintage Match™ ammo is built to replicate the original military performance specifications unique to wartime rifles. It provides superior quality, off-the-shelf ammunition for the shooter who is looking for a match grade alternative to surplus or hand-loaded ammo. Find out more.
Superformance Varmint
Critical Defense®
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Superformance Match
Superformance® Rifle
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Superformance Varmint
Custom™ Rifle
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Superformance Match
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New Bullets
Each year, Hornady® expands their existing product lines to meet consumer demand. The following ammo and bullet introductions fill a variety of shooting needs, from personal defense to competitive shooting, as well as popular hunting options.
Z-Max Bullets Z-Max™ Bullets
Just in case – get loaded with Z-Max™ bullets and standby to “mist”ify zombie varmints! Make dead… PERMANENT!
  • Delivers ultra flat trajectories.
  • Match grade jacket design enhances accuracy at all ranges.
  • Explosive expansion - even at low velocities.
Find out more.
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New Reloading
LNL Ammo Plant Lock-N-Load® Ammo Plant Reloading Kit
The 3-in-1 Lock-N-Load® Ammo Plant allows any reloader to turn their bench into the ultimate reloading factory. This kit represents the most comprehensive setup for maximum production in shorter sessions by including the AP Press, AP Bullet Feeder, AP Case Feeder and a large assortment of tools. Find out more.
Classic Kit Deluxe Lock-N-Load® Classic™ Kit Deluxe
The Lock-N-Load Classic Kit Deluxe represents the most complete single stage reloading package Hornady offers. Find out more.
Precision Reloaders Kit Lock-N-Load® Precision Reloader Kit
Allowing more accuracy in reloading, this kit features the new Lock-N-Load® Case Prep Trio, the Cam-Lock Trimmer, the Lock-N-Load® Concentricity Tool as well as other precision measuring tools. Find out more.
Quick Trickle Lock-N-Load® Quick Trickle
For handloaders who want “hands-on” accurate control of their powder charges, the Lock-N-Load® Quick Trickle provides an excellent way to deliver an initial large volume powder charge with the ability to finish with small precision metering for perfection. This versatile powder trickler features hand-operated high and low speeds with up to a three-to-one gear ratio. Find out more.

Superformance Match Lock-N-Load® Sonic Cleaner 2L
The newest Hornady® cleaner features an 80 watt ceramic heater that enhances cleaning action and especially helps when cleaning gun parts. Its large, two-liter stainless steel tank holds up to 300 hundred 223 cases or 150 308 cases. The cleaner also features a 5 to 30 minute timer that allows more choice for appropriate cycles. Find out more.
Superformance Match Lock-N-Load® Case Prep Trio
The innovation of the Lock-N-Load® Case Prep Trio™ allows quicker and easier case preparation. Its durable brushed aluminum and high-torque, low speed motor will provide years of dependable service. With three active stations, this product allows the user to chamfer, deburr and clean primer pockets without changing tools. Find out more.

1 comment:

  1. My son has mentioned that he's interested in starting to reload his own ammo. Do you think that the Hornady Lock N Load Classic Kit would be a quality starter kit for him? As long as it has all that he needs to get the job done I think he'll be able to figure it out.