Are Hornady SST Bullets any good?
The SST has a sweet spot as far as velocity, too fast and you get a gaping hole too slow and you get expansion like this. This is a 45 SST out of a muzzleloader after passing thru a shoulder on a mature whitetail at 300 yard using 150 grains of 777 magnum powder.
Is Hornady SST good for elk?
Senior Member. Those will be fine out of a 308. Different story with more velocity. I shoot them a lot out of my 338 and they work great if they dont hit bone.
What does SST mean in Hornady ammo?
Super Shock Tip
The Hornady® SST® (Super Shock Tip) is designed to deliver tremendous shock on impact while expanding quickly and reliably, particularly at higher velocities.
What kind of bullet is Hornady SST?
Hornady SST® Series Reloading Bullets -Short for “Super Shock Tip” the Hornady® SST® is designed to deliver tremendous shock on impact while expanding quickly and reliably, particularly at higher velocities….1 of 14.
Who makes SST bullets?
The Super Shock Tip (SST) is a bullet style created by Hornady and is used in a variety of their rifle rounds. All of the most common centerfire calibers, from . 243 to . 308, are offered with the SST bullet.
Is the Hornady SST a bonded bullet?
Re: Hornady Interbond vs SST The IB is bonded and retains 90%+ of its weight after impact. The SST is very similar to the Nosler Ballistic Tip and retains around 60% of its weight after impact. Different bullets for different applications.
What is the Hornady GMX bullet?
Hard-hitting and deep-penetrating, the GMX® bullet combines monolithic construction with pioneering ballistic design to meet the need for a premium, non-traditional bullet. Tougher than pure copper, the mono-metal copper alloy has been proven to shoot cleaner, foul less, and deliver consistent, even pressure curves.
How many FPS does a Hornady 30-06 SST have?
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What kind of bullets are in Hornady superformance?
Superformance ® ammunition is loaded with Hornady ® V-MAX, ® NTX, ® SST, ® GMX, ® and InterLock, ® bullets for the ultimate in performance, no matter what the game. Superformance ® Propellants are the heart of Superformance® ammunition and usher in a new era of performance.
What makes Hornady SST 140 gr SST so good?
Consistent components translate to consistent shooting in the field. IT IS FAST: 100 to 200 fps faster than conventional ammunition. IT IS ACCURATE: Uncompromising accuracy without increased felt recoil. IT IS CONSISTENT: Unfailing performance across a broad range of temperatures.
What does Superformance do to a SST rifle?
Increase you favorite rifle’s performance by up to 200 fps without extra chamber pressure, recoil, muzzle blast, temperature sensitivity, fouling, or loss of accuracy. Superformance uses ultra progressive propellants that take your favorite SST and GMX bullets to levels of performance that are simply unattainable with converntional propellants.