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Guns & Ammo TV: Development of Hornady ELD

The Hornady ELD line of bullets are ballistic marvels. Hornady developed them using Doppler radar technology and optimized the design for both competition (ELD-M) and hunting (ELD-X) applications.

The key to the success of the ELD is Hornady’s heat-shield technology, which prevents expansion while the bullet is in flight that causes drag. The ELD-X expands well at low velocity for use as a hunting bullet but doesn’t explode when shot at high velocity. The ELD-M is a match profile that features a thin jacket and engineered for consistent accuracy. 

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