November 5th, 2010

Hornady Releases 8th Ed. of Cartridge Reloading Handbook

Hornady 8th Editino Reloading HandbookBig Volume Offers Nearly 1100 Pages of Info
With its massive new 8th Edition, Hornady has compiled its most comprehensive Cartridge Reloading Handbook ever. The 8th Ed. Handbook has data for many new propellants, including Superformance, LEVERevolution, Reloder 17, 4007SSC, 8208XBR, Hybrid 100V and more. The new Handbook also features the latest information for the newest Hornady bullets including: FTX, GMX, DGS, DGX, and favorites like V-MAX, InterBond, SST, InterLock and XTP.

New Cartridges Included in 8th Edition
Hornady’s Reloading Handbook now covers many of the popular new accuracy and hunting cartridges. New cartridge additions include the 6.5 Grendel, 6.5 Creedmoor, 30 TC, 300 RCM, 338 RCM, 308 Marlin Express, 338 Marlin Express, 375 Ruger, 416 Ruger, 450 Nitro Express, 470 Nitro Express, 500 Nitro Express and more.

Hornady’s New Reloading Handbook (item #99238) ships in December — just in time for Christmas. It will be sold through shooting gear vendors, such as MidwayUSA, as well as through book-sellers such as

Online Ballistics Guide Offered
Supplementing the information in its new Loading Handbook, Hornady offers a web-based Ballistics resource, with an interactive Ballistics Calculator. Use this to plot your ammo’s trajectory and determine the terminal energy of your rounds. In addition, the Ballistics resource has easy-to-understand, authoritative explanations of internal, external and terminal ballistics. Check out the features of Hornady’s Ballistics Resource below:

Internal Ballistics
Click the above link to learn what physically occurs inside the gun barrel when a projectile is fired.

External Ballistics
Click the above link to learn what happens to a projectile after it leaves the barrel.

Terminal Ballistics
Click the above link to learn how a projectile acts when it encounters the target.

Ballistics Calculator
Calculate trajectory and wind drift using Hornady’s interactive Ballistics calculator. Just click the graphic above and then fill in your cartridge information.

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