Poll: Hornady Lt Mag Ammo vs Superformance
I have used the Hornady light magnum ammo for years especially for open country hunting. If you dont know Hornady has a new line of ammo called superformance which as advertized seems to have replaced the light magnum ammo. The light magnum ammo from what i have experienced is produced with powder that will not raise pressures into the danger level while giving you top level velocities. The ammo I have seen in the past is compressed into the case. I have experienced extremely good results with the light magnum. I have found there to be extremely low deviation in velocity from one round to the next. This ammo is (was) very consistant.
I have recently purchased some of the new superformance ammo. I have found that the rounds i recently purchased are not compressed charged. I have also shot them thru a chrony to see if they match up with the light mag. My range results show that they are very accurate but give up a good 140 fps in velocity comparing to the light magnums. I have also noticed a greater deviation in velocities from one round to the next. Still very good for factory ammo, in fact the best i have found but not equal to the light mags.
I would like to see if anyone out there has similar results as I have found.
Please report if you have info.
Hornady has probably spent a small fortune getting this new round marketed but i sure would like to see them bring back the light magnums. If you feel the same please vote and lets see if we cant send them a message.
Who are you going to serve today?