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22 Hornet ammo is a centerfire rifle cartridge commercially introduced by Winchester in 1930. It is good for varminting, small-game hunting, survival, and competitions. This ammo is better than 22 WMR and 17 HMR in terms of power and weight. It is manufactured by almost all popular manufacturers and is available in weights ranging from 35 grain to 55 grain. The muzzle velocity of this ammo ranges from 2500 to 3100 feet per second while muzzle energy is over 600 ft. lbf. The muzzle energy and velocity of this ammo will be reduced considerably when fired from short-barreled firearms. 22 Hornet Ammo Specification: Bullet diameter: .224 Neck diameter: 6.2 mm (.243 in) Shoulder diameter: 7.0 mm (.276 in) Base diameter: 7.6 mm (.298 in) Rim diameter: 8.9 mm (.350 in) Rim thickness: 1.7 mm (.065 in) Case length: 35.6 mm (1.403 in) Rifling twist: 1-14 Primer type: small rifle 45 grain soft point rounds are manufactured by Winchester and Remington with velocities of 2690 fps. Winchester also manufactures 46 hollow rounds of this ammo. 22 Hornet Ammo offers an effective range of about 150 yards. 22 Hornet Ammo Ballistic Performance: Bullet mass/type Velocity Energy 35 grain (2 g) VMax 3,060 ft/s (930 m/s) 987 J (728 ft⋅lbf) 40 grain (3 g) SP 2,826 ft/s (861 m/s) 960 J (710 ft⋅lbf) 45 grain (3 g) SP 2,787 ft/s (849 m/s) 1052 J (776 ft⋅lbf) 50 grain (3 g) SP 2,713 ft/s (827 m/s) 1108 J (817 ft⋅lbf) 55 grain (4 g) SP 2,652 ft/s (808 m/s) 1165 J (859 ft⋅lbf)
410 bore Ammo About The .410 bore Ammo is considered one of the smallest caliber used for shotgun shells. The .410 bore Ammo was designed and manufactured in 1874 in the United Kingdom. The .410 bore Ammo became popular around 1900, and at that time, it was recommended to be used as naturalists, garden guns, and walking stick guns. While the .410 bore Ammo was inferior to 12-gauge shotgun Ammo for defensive use, many companies market defensive guns chambered in the .410 bore Ammo. The small size of this bullet makes it popular for use in small firearms that are carried for emergencies and mostly are guns of different combinations. The similarities between the .410 bore Ammo, and the .45 Colt Ammo allowed this cartridge's unusual applications. The .410 bore Ammo has an overall length of 2″, 2+1/2″, 3″, and the bullet diameter measures 10.4mm [slug]. The lightest variant of the .410 bore Ammo can travel at a velocity of 1,780 feet per second while creating an energy level of 1,043.1 J. Manufacturer Eley Brothers designed and produced the .410 bore Ammo, and the shell is still manufactured today. Uses The .410 bore Ammo is loaded with shotshells that a most suited for small game hunting and pest control, making it a good choice for garden hunting. People still use it for self-defense.