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Hornady Ammunition - 6.5 Creedmoor 143 Gr ELD-X (81499) (Qty 20)

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  • A diagram of a Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge, featuring a 143 grain ELD-X bullet. The image displays the detailed layers of the bullet, showing the core, jacket, and tip, with a focus on its aerodynamic design for improved ballistic performance. This ammunition is known for its long-range accuracy and is suitable for both target shooting and hunting applications.
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  • A box of Hornady Precision Hunter 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition with 143 grain ELD-X bullets, with a quantity of 20 rounds. The packaging is stylish, predominantly dark with red accents and the Hornady logo in white. It clearly emphasizes the 'Precision Hunter' branding and includes graphic representations of the bullets on the front, highlighting their advanced design and intended use for high accuracy and effective hunting.
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Hornady Ammunition 6.5 Creedmoor 143 Gr ELD-X Precision Hunter (81499) - 20 Rounds

Hornady® Precision Hunter® ammunition is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring unparalleled accuracy and terminal performance. This factory-loaded ammunition is tailored to meet the rigorous demands of both enthusiasts and professional hunters.

Key Product Features:

  • Superior ELD-X® Bullets: Each round is equipped with the revolutionary ELD-X® bullet featuring a Heat Shield® tip. This innovative design ensures consistent performance across all practical hunting ranges by resisting aerodynamic heating and maintaining its shape.

  • Optimal Ballistic Performance: The ammunition boasts best-in-class Ballistic Coefficients (BCs) verified by Doppler radar, enabling it to retain its trajectory and speed longer across distances.

  • Advanced Propellant Formula: Precision Hunter® uses specially formulated clean-burning propellants that maintain uniform pressure and velocity, delivering consistent, accurate shots regardless of external temperature variations.

  • Precision Engineered Design: Combining a streamlined secant ogive, optimal boattail design, and highly concentric AMP bullet jackets, this ammunition offers superior aerodynamic efficiency.

  • Effective Terminal Performance: At conventional ranges (0-400 yards), the bullet expands consistently, ensuring deep penetration with 50-60% weight retention thanks to its robust jacket and InterLock ring.

  • Extended Range Capability: Beyond 400 yards, the Heat Shield tip initiates controlled expansion, leading to a large mushrooming effect and 85-90% weight retention, which is ideal for larger game due to its deep penetration and significant wound channels.

Product Specifications:

  • Cartridge: 6.5 Creedmoor
  • Bullet Weight: 143 grains
  • Bullet Type: ELD-X®
  • Product Line: Precision Hunter®
  • Sectional Density: .293
  • Ballistic Coefficient: .625 (G1), .315 (G7)
  • Application: Ideal for medium game (50-300 lbs) and large game (300-1500 lbs)
  • Box Count: 20 rounds
  • Item Number: 81499

Whether you are targeting medium or large game, the Precision Hunter® 6.5 Creedmoor 143 Gr ELD-X ammunition offers exceptional performance, ensuring that hunters can confidently tackle diverse and demanding situations. Perfect for those seeking a match-grade hunting bullet that combines accuracy with devastating terminal effects at all ranges.

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6.5mm Creedmoor
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