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#5399314 - 11/04/14 09:24 PM Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo?
destroyer4570 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/02/12
Posts: 149
I was wondering if anyone has used the Hornady American ammo, I was thinking of buying a box to try out in my .243. Has anyone used it and what were your thoughts and experience with it.

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#5400657 - 11/05/14 12:44 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
bside Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 06/10/14
Posts: 318
Loc: DFW
It's a 100gr interlock bullet -- should be fine for deer, etc.

Intended use?

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#5400826 - 11/05/14 02:04 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 26311
Loc: Texas
Sure it will do as well as any other soft point. I would stay away from the shoulder bone.
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#5402129 - 11/06/14 01:45 AM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
1chevypickup Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 08/23/14
Posts: 193
It wouldn't group to save my life in my old .243 I was sighting in for my girlfriend. So I just took my 7 mag and told her it was the same caliber. Well she shot her first deer, a little 8 point.

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#5402131 - 11/06/14 02:02 AM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
unclebubba Offline
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Registered: 11/07/11
Posts: 1325
Loc: Collin County, TX
Pie plate accuracy. It's cheap for a reason. Surprised Hornady put out such sub-par ammo.
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#5402194 - 11/06/14 05:58 AM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 7210
Loc: DFW
So what does this pie plate accuracy Hornady ammo cost?

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#5403661 - 11/06/14 05:05 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
TheOilman Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 03/25/13
Posts: 191
My 700 sps tactical loves it. 1.5" groups all day. It shoot better than hornady superformance 165 gn gmx.

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#5403887 - 11/06/14 07:19 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
destroyer4570 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/02/12
Posts: 149
Well I bought a box to try, I'll start to use it once I run out of the half box of Federal ammo. I see some people here are not getting good accuracy with it. I've used some old Hornady .243 ammo before and it work ok but switched to the Federal ammo because it was cheaper. I saw the Hornady American Whitetail ammo on sale so I decided to give it a try.

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#5403931 - 11/06/14 07:48 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
240z Offline
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Registered: 11/20/10
Posts: 89
Loc: N. E. TX.
Bought some last week, my .270 didn't like it, 2" groups.But it will shoot 1/2" groups with the Hornaday Custom ammo.
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#5404079 - 11/06/14 08:58 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
Pittstate Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/01/09
Posts: 5178
Loc: NE/CO/KS/MO/OK
I get 1" groups at 100 yards and about 2.5" groups at 200 yards with my Rem 700 .243 using it. Same as I get with my .270 using it.

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#5407388 - 11/08/14 06:21 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
ScottA Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/07/07
Posts: 112
Loc: RGV
The Hornady Interlock is a fine bullet. How the ammo shoots in your particular rifle is never for sure. My guess is that for any given rifle, the American Whitetail ammo will shoot acceptably and kill critters dead.
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#5408739 - 11/09/14 02:46 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: TheOilman]
Brother in-law Offline
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Registered: 07/08/07
Posts: 26505
Originally Posted By: Haydend
My 700 sps tactical loves it. 1.5" groups all day. It shoot better than hornady superformance 165 gn gmx.



That's awful, try some 165 sgk or horn addy tap 168

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#5409397 - 11/09/14 08:10 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
Texas buckeye Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 3545
Loc: Keller
I tried it in 25-06 but my
Rifle didn't like it, so I stick with Hornaday SST 117 gr and the rifle shoots it lights out and so far it is 2/2 on deer this year.

My .243 really likes blue box federal, can get sub-MOA groups all day long at 100 with my little savage axis, but funny thing is it doesn't geoup with more expensive ammo. I have not tried the whitetail ammo in .243 and won't due to it being essentially the same bullet as the blue box federal.

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#5411964 - 11/10/14 08:09 PM Re: Anyone use the Hornady American Whitetail Ammo? [Re: destroyer4570]
wtjim Offline
Tracker

Registered: 07/18/12
Posts: 599
7mm mag rem 700 sub moa all day. 200 yard shot on animal drt in tracks. Entrance and exit thru bone too. My gun loves it. Cheap enough to buy box see if yours likes it...

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