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450 Nitro Express 480 Grain (DGS) Dangerous Game Solid 20 Rounds

Hornady # 8256 |  Item # 003-8256
  • 450 Nitro Express 480 Grain (DGS) Dangerous Game Solid 20 Rounds
  • 450 Nitro Express 480 Grain (DGS) Dangerous Game Solid 20 Rounds
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$172.05
$8.60 Per Piece
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DESCRIPTION

450 Nitro Express 480 Grain (DGS) Dangerous Game Solid 20 Rounds
by HORNADY AMMUNITION AND BULLETS


Loaded Ammunition

Introduced by the John Rigby Company in 1898, the 450 Nitro Express 3¼" is the cartridge by which all other dangerous game cartridges were measured. Originally stoked with cordite and a 480 grain bullet, the original 450 Nitro Express ammo quickly replaced the massive 8, 6, and 4-bore black powder cartridges that were the standard of their day. Hornady's 450 Nitro Express 3¼" ammunition uses premium smokeless propellants to create a safe, accurate and affordable alternative to other dangerous game ammo on the market. Featuring a 480 grain bullet with a muzzle velocity of 2,150 feet per second, The Hornady 450 NE offers two bullet styles to suit any dangerous game situation. The Dangerous Game Solid (DGS) is a non-expanding solid for deep penetration on the toughest, most dangerous animals in the world.

Specs:
  • Muzzle Velocity 2150 fps
  • Muzzle Energy 4927 ft/lbs
  • Velocity at 100 yards 1872 fps
  • Energy at 100 yards 3733 ft/lbs
  • Ballistic Coefficient 0.285
  • Sectional Density 0.327

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Product ID Number
- Part No. 8256


Weight & Dimension
- Length: 6.3750
- Height: 1.3750
- Width: 4.5000
- Weight: 2.8000LB(s)


Bullet Specifications
- G1 Ballistic Coefficient: 0.2850
- G7 Ballistic Coefficient: 0.0000
- Minimum Twist: N/A
- Sectional Density: 0.3270


Bullet / Ammo Application
- Dangerous Game
- Large Game 300-1500 lbs


Fear no evil. Hornady® manufactures Dangerous Game™ Series ammunition with only the finest components, under strict quality control measures. Our classic bullet designs are tailored to meet the needs of the serious safari hunter. We use techniques and processes that rival hand loads, with the ultimate goal of making every cartridge accurate, deadly and dependable!

HIGH PERFORMANCE HORNADY® BULLETS

From the InterLock® SP-RP bullets to the heavy-hitting DGS® and DGX® bullets, each Dangerous Game™ Series load is topped with a deadly projectile. InterLock® SP-RP Bullets SP-RP stands for "spire point - recoil proof," and the design of this bullet eliminates the problem of tip deformation during recoil. These heavy-duty InterLock® bullets combine rugged design with improved trajectory in dangerous game rifles. DGS® Bullets The DGS® non-expanding bullet is recommended for thick-skinned game such as elephant, rhino and hippo. Its tough copper clad steel jacket is designed to provide maximum penetration from all angles on thick-skinned and heavy boned dangerous game animals. DGX® Bonded Bullets DGX® Bonded bullets are built to the same profile as the corresponding DGS® (Dangerous Game™ Solid) bullets but expand to 1½ to 2 times their bullet diameter. They feature a copper-clad steel jacket bonded to a lead core to provide limited, controlled expansion with deep penetration and high weight retention. Bonding the jacket to the core prevents separation from high-energy impact on tough material like bone, ensuring the bullet stays together for deep expansion.

POWDER

Powders are carefully matched to each load to ensure optimum pressure and velocity, and to regulate in double rifles. Some of our Dangerous Game™ Series loads feature Superformance® propellant technology.

CASE AND PRIMER

Like all Hornady® ammunition, our Dangerous Game™ ammunition uses the highest quality cases and primers available. Consistent components translate to consistent shooting in the field.