Barnes Offers New Match and Hunting Bullets for 2011
Barnes Bullets is introducing a bunch of new bullets for 2011. Precision shooters will be interested in the new Match Burner line of bullets, as well as Barnes’ LRX series of long-range projectiles. For the large-caliber shooters, Barnes has also expanded its line of Banded Solids, in weights from 250 grains (.338 caliber) all the way up to 535 grains (.500 Jeffries).
The new Barnes Match Burner bullets are designed for competitive target shooting. The new Match Burners for 2011, listed below, are slated to ship to vendors in March.
|223 Cal||52-grain||Flat Base Match|
|223 Cal||69-grain||Boattail Match (1:10″ Twist or Faster)|
|223 Cal||85-grain||Boattail Match (1:7″ Twist or Faster)|
|6MM||68-grain||Flat Base Match|
|30 Cal||155-grain||Boattail Palma|
|30 Cal||175-grain||Boattail Match|
New Long-Range X Bullets Based on Tipped Triple-Shock Design
The all-new Long-Range X Bullet® (LRX) line includes four new bullets. Designed after the best-selling Tipped Triple-Shock™ X Bullet® (TTSX), the new LRX bullet design increases B.C. values by increasing ogive and boat tail lengths to improve the bullets’ long-range ballistic performance. LRX bullets are manufactured with the proven 100-percent copper, lead-free bodies. The bullet’s polymer tip initiates expansion, causing the nose cavity to open instantly on contact, doubling the bullet’s original diameter. Barnes claims the LRX bullets allow clean, quick kills even at extreme ranges.
|30 Cal||175-grain||Boattail (1:11″ Twist or Faster)|
|30 Cal||200-grain||Boattail (1:10″ Twist or Faster)|
Solid Bullets with Drive Bands
Barnes Banded Solids are made from free-machining brass. A series of bands cut into the bullet’s shank moderate engraving pressure and help reduce barrel wear. Weight-matched with Triple-Shock X Bullets of the same caliber, Banded Solids can be interchanged with expanding TSX bullets without varying point of impact.
Precision machined from the same tough material, Banded Solid Spitzers deliver maximum concentricity, consistent density and match-grade accuracy. According to Barnes, the Banded Solid Spitzers, provide deep penetration without deformation. Barnes says these bullets can “Kill fur-bearing animals cleanly with minimal damage to valuable pelts”.
|.338 Cal||250-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|9.3MM||250-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|9.3MM||286-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.375 Cal||270-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.375 Cal||300-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.375 Cal||350-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.416 Cal||350-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.416 Cal||400-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.422″ (404 JEFF)||400-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.458 Cal||450-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.458 Cal||500-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.504″ (505 GIBBS)||525-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
|.510″ (500 JEFF)||535-grain||Banded Solid Round Nose|
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