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Review of Top Long Range Hunting Ammo

LAX Ammo has reviewed some of the top Long-Range Ammo on the market:

According to hunting rifle sales, a great many hunters want more range out of their shot. Because of the demand, a huge leap in long-range ammunition has developed. Projectiles have become more accurate and offer more advanced terminal performance-characteristics than ever before. Also, there have been great strides with factory ammunition in terms of standard deviation of velocity. Because of this, there are now several amazing big game factory loads. LAX Ammo specialists discusses further:

BARNES VOR-TX LR

  • Impossible to beat in terms of terminal performance and accuracy
  • Couples accuracy with top-of-class toughness
  • Reliable expansion but sheds almost 0 weight
  • Cartridges are nickel-plated to stop corrosion in damp climates

FEDERAL PREMIUM EDGE TLR

  • Offers the best terminal performance of this entire list
  • Rear half is monolithic so it does not fragment on impact
  • Will expand beautifully at low impact velocity while holding together quite well at high impact velocity.
  • Slip Stream tip is heat-erosion resistant so it won’t degrade at a long range
  • Projectile and case are black-nickel plated to prevent corrosion

HORNADY PRECISION HUNTER

  • In terms of best all around, this is probably the leader of the pack
  • Combines amazing accuracy with good terminal performance and high BCs
  • Its projectile has an effective positive-expansion engineered in
  • Assuming good placement, always kills fast
  • Loaded in match grade brass case

NOSLER TROPHY GRADE LONG RANGE

  • Cartridge cases are best of any listed here
  • Cases have best in class consistency
  • Superb construction and metallurgy
  • Can provide amazing accuracy with the right rifle (note: fewer rifles shoot them with top-level accuracy than others on this list)
  • Terminal performance is great, though not the toughest bullet.
  • Company recently tested bullet’s BC and updated numbers

WINCHESTER EXPEDITION LONG RANGE

  • Nickel plated cartridge cases protect against corrosion
  • Charged with Winchester propellants
  • If you plan on shooting the ABLR, test out both loads, most likely, your rifle will likely prefer one over the other.

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