AR15.Com reserves the right to overwrite or replace any affiliate, commercial, or monetizable links, posted by users, with our own. I have a couple of boxes of Winchester Silvertips I'd be willing to trade with anyone. I shoot a Sako Finnlight 85 in 7mm mag and it loves the Hornady SST 154gr at the range, but I haven't been impressed with the results in the field. Hornady Reloading Bullets ELD-X 7mm .284 175 Grain ELD-X [2841] View Options Hornady Reloading Bullets Etremely Low Drag 30 Caliber .308 195 Grain ELD-Match [30951] I have used the 160gr accubond out of a 7mag and it does out perform the ballistic tip. Discussion in 'Hunting' started by Craiger12, Feb 12, 2011. Plastic tipped, lead core bullets, such as the Nosler Ballistic Tip, Remington AccuTip, Swift Scirocco and Hornady SST have also proven very effective on Class 2 game. ELD ® Match (Extremely Low Drag Match) bullets are technologically advanced, enhanced accuracy target bullets featuring Heat Shield ® tips with the PERFECT MEPLAT (tip point) combined with numerous design features that deliver the highest-in-class ballistic coefficients, superior accuracy and extreme consistency from bullet to bullet, lot to lot. So the ELD-X which is being marketed as a long range hunting bullet looks better on paper and you would be able to use it for both hunting and target shooting. As a play off the SST vs interlock thread, thoughts on these two? Is the standard powder being used H4350? Plastic tipped, lead core bullets, such as the Nosler Ballistic Tip, Remington AccuTip, Swift Scirocco and Hornady SST have also proven very effective on Class 2 game. bullets over RL-22 powder. No complaints with the sst … … 3. both bullets are boat tail. BXS, Hornady Outfitter 120-gr. I had the 123gr SST not pass through an 8pt buck but the 150gr SST out of my  .308 zipped right through the 8pt buck the next year. If reloading is your game, ELD-X bullet offerings have expanded in 2017 to include: 270 Cal .277 145-gr 100/box $48.33; 7mm .284 162-gr 100/box $48.33 ELD-X. Thus far I have heard of ELD-X, which sounds ideal for hunting, but per Hornady's website, it's not in any factory ammo. Each bullet in each caliber and weight has its own unique properties. Hands down ELDX and SST were best for this 3) Consistency when reloading. The thick shank of the jacket and high InterLock ® ring keep the core and jacket together providing 50-60% weight retention. 4. both bullets have polymer tips (the ELD-X uses acetelin resin, supposedly more tolerant to heat and less prone to heat damage/deformation). Sierra Tipped GameKing, Hornady Superformance 129-gr. All Rights Reserved. I shoot a Sako Finnlight 85 in 7mm mag and it loves the Hornady SST 154gr at the range, but I haven't been impressed with the results in the field. Does the eld-x hold together up close? It busted up but so did my sst… I cannot say I like eld-x better than say accubond or sst or even my hunter elites with all my rifles but the 6.5cm shoots eld-x and has dropped the deer. GMX, HSM Tipping Point 130-gr. The length of the ELD-X is 1.44 but I can't seem to find the bullet length for the 140/147s and was hoping the length wasn't what was going to limit this bullet; for reference the original 140 … it wasn't huge. It dropped the deer and left a softball size hole at the impact. The Hornady ELD-X bullet is advertised as a technologically advanced, match accurate, all range hunting bullet. As is typical of Hornady, the bullet weights are odd numbers in the … Above: (from l.) Browning 120-gr. The Hornady ELD-X bullet is advertised as a technologically advanced, match accurate, all range hunting bullet. -Andres Duany. On the other hand partions work better on elk than sst! Introduced in 1998 in response to the popularity of the Nosler Ballistic Tip, it is a very low drag bullet with a high ballistic coefficient (BC). Joined: Jan 27, 2011 … 270WSM 130g sst vs the 145 eldx ? At this writing, Superformance loads do not feature ELD-X bullets. Those things left the best blood trail of anything that I've ever shot. It's what I had. SST… Some thoughts on the comparison between the load I'm using (140 Partition, 47.5 gr Big Game, 2870 fps) and the load I'm considering in my new 7mm-08 (150 ELDX, 41 gr Varget, 2725 fps). Hornadys ELD-X bullet features a long, javelin-like body, a boattail base and the new Heat Shield Tip to improve long-range performance. That scope/rifle combo had already produced sub-MOA groups with match ammo so I had a baseline of performance, and with Hornady's Precision Hunter the Bergara produced three-shot groups ranging from .71 to .79 inches at 100 yards. exit wound must have been the base of the bullet. Subscribe to our monthly Newsletter to receive firearm news, product discounts from your favorite Industry Partners, and more. I drank the Koolaid and bought a 6.5 creedmoor tikka t3x. Back to the SST's I get good accuracy from them on all of my loads. So for hunting and varminting, the ELD-X is clearly the one to use – and it seems to be just as accurate as the match version. ELD-X vs SST wont help you if all the rifle gives with them are 2' groups at 300 yards. The bullet itself looks totally different and by the info on the projectile box the sst=.460bc and eldx=.538bc.These are 270win data by the way. Just saying AMAX, SST, ELD-M, or ELD-X means nothing. Because the ELD-X will expand at velocities as low as 1,600 fps, it is a great bullet for short-barrel rifles. I have some on order for my 25-06. I've always been impressed with the 30 cal accubond, but the 7mm08, 280 s and 7 mags with accubonds were not above and beyond vs 162 sst, amax or eldx in my … RL-22 and RL-25 have developed reputations for temperature sensitivity. I ended up liking how they grouped so I ordered a custom turret for my vortex viper on my 300. Hornady's very successful SST (SST stands for "Super Shock Tip") is essentially a secant ogive Interlock bullet with a red polymer tip. I use sst on deer and they seem to work better on deer than partions! The SST's are less expensive and easier to obtain. I have found the SST… If you hit them in the heart-lung's, any of these bullets will kill a Dall Sheep just fine. I’m really excited to start sighting in my new 300 win mag Christiensen Mesa this week but have been wondering what factory rounds to go with. That is if you can find a RFD with any stock. Quite a few deer, elk, and bear tags were punched Back to the SST's I get good accuracy from them on all of my loads. Don't shoot a ballistic tip. It … I have shot 2 of them with SST in my 270. exit wounds on both. and has a slightly higher G1 BC (0.525) vs… I would go with the one that shoots best in my rifle, inside of 400 yards, the hi-tech temp sensitivity of the tip won't really matter at higher altitudes and cooler temperatures. That's a 30:06 caliber too. I don't care for Hornady bullets for big game hunting. 2. In short, comparing all 3 bullets, think these are the real key differences: 1. Isn't the 145 Eld-x rated at a G1 of 0.536 to 0.512 depending on speed? I had a sst 139 grain bullet blow up on a doe with a shoulder shot with a 7mm08 superformance at 70 yards. He shotvit in the heart and it didn't exit. The Swift Scirocco would be my choice if it shot well in my rifle. I use sst on deer and they seem to work better on deer than partions! What's the difference between the Hornady SST and ELD-X (factory loads)? The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised. I am looking at the SST, ELD-X, and Interbond. No elk with the bullet. Hi team, recently replaced my 270 win with a 270 wsm as I've always wanted 1. To date I have 34 kills over 600 yards. For example, comparing ELD-X to SST: SST tips melt at high velocity (air friction). Use the ELD-X. If reloading is your game, ELD-X bullet offerings have expanded in 2017 to include: 270 Cal .277 145-gr 100/box $48.33; 7mm .284 162-gr 100/box $48.33 Hornady’s ELD-X bullet features a long, javelin-like body, a boattail base and the new Heat Shield Tip to improve long-range performance. Them and H4831 it will group moa or better as long as you let the light weight barrel cool. It busted up but so did my sst. I am not sure if the jackets are the same but the ELD-x has a �special� heat shielded tip to keep the bullet from deforming for long range shots. I’m really excited to start sighting in my new 300 win mag Christiensen Mesa this week but have been wondering what factory rounds to go with. However the 270 wsm came with load data for 130g sst's I ask, because the SST is available in 150-gr. Jul 16, 2018 #1 For the nth time I got into a debate about the differences between the aforementioned Hornady bullets recently, with shooters at the local NZDA. If you've got muzzle velocity, accurate BC's and sufficient accuracy out of your load, the only thing that it really comes down to is terminal performance, because the rest can be (relatively) predictably accounted for. Sectional Density .293. Sst= 130gr,cannelure,bright red polymer tip and different profile compared to the eldx=145gr,non cannelure,dark red tip and … Shoot something like a partition, accubond, or ttsx. Scirocco II, Remington High Performance 140-gr. For example, comparing ELD-X to SST: 1. both bullets are copper jacket surrounding a lead core. RL22 is not very temp stable. ELD-X bullets are designed with a thin-jacketed frontal area that expands at low velocity and a gradually thicker jacket and InterLock ring that keep the shank together to penetrate at high-velocity impacts. ELD-X vs SST vs ELD-M vs A-Max. It made a nice exit and the rib cage was damaged pretty bad. I was shooting 145g eldx at 2950fps and getting 1/2 … The SST in 7mm.08 gave me a bit of a problem with close range (50 yards and closer) with blowing up. I don't need blood trails when deer are dead within 20 yds. You don't want any part of me right now, I'm full of bitterness, Scotch, and impure thoughts!!!! Goal = Dall Sheep in Alaska. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Because the ELD-X will expand at velocities as low as 1,600 fps, it is a great bullet for short-barrel rifles. A 178 AMAX .30 cal from a 300 Win Mag underpenetrates at close range. 6.5mm .264 Diameter 143 Grain ELD-X 100 Count by Hornady Bullets and Ammunition Product Overview now offers the 6.5mm .264 Diameter 143 Grain ELD X in … Used both in 243 and 308. Bottom line again, if the SST's have worked olak then any of Hornady's interlock type bullets or any of Sierra's Gameking or Prohunter bullets will work the same IMHO. Buying Hunting Land Central/South Alabama, Hunting club on 278 between Double Springs and Ham, Hunting Club: Looking For ‘21/‘22 Deer Season, Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1. Either way the bullets do there job to bring big game down. I can only speak of the SST bullets. Mule Deer, John I didn't address your comment on neck thickness in my previous post. This Idaho black bear was taken at about 400 yards with a 19-inch barreled scout rifle. I suppose if neither of these will work, I'll just save the brass. I am starting to handload for a .270 Wby Mag using 140-150 gr. I was shooting 145g eldx at 2950fps and getting 1/2 moa sized groups, more than acceptable imo. i hit her high shoulder and right through a vertebra. The rounds that did the job were R1M1 ball. How does the 140gr sst compare? I have used SSTs out to 380 yds on whitetail with excellent results. View Product Quick View Quick View. Barnes: Tipped TSX; Federal: Soft Point, Fusion; Hornady: SST… This review covers the 6.5MM 143-grain ELD-X, and focuses on how it performs as a hunting bullet. Any use of this content without express written consent is prohibited. Chicken Farmer by choice hunter of shade tree's and hiding spots by nature. No elk with the bullet. Accubond may have held together a touch better but … Hornady Superformance 30-06 SPRG 180 GR SST 20 ROUNDS. I'm thinking about trying the 162gr ELD-X and Barnes 160gr TSX. As is typical of Hornady, the bullet weights are odd numbers in the ELD-X range (I’m sure there is a logical reason for this). 6.5mm .264 Diameter 143 Grain ELD-X 100 Count by Hornady Bullets and Ammunition Product Overview now offers the 6.5mm .264 Diameter 143 Grain ELD X in a convenient 100 count box. $1.2552 Per Round. If as been suggested the ELD-X will ultimately replaced A-Max the cost of reloaded ammunition will have increased considerably. Anybody have any firsthand experience using Hornady's hunting bullets, in terms of group size out to 400 yards and killing performance? 4. both bullets have polymer tips (the ELD-X uses acetelin resin, supposedly more tolerant to heat and less prone to heat damage/deformation). Hornady ELD-X, 212-grain. I have not tried the 30cal ELD yet. I shot a 8 at 200 yards and dropped it with the 300. I can't tell you the technical difference between eld-x and sst but I've hunted and killed deer with both in 6.5 Creedmoor. The ELD-X mushrooms and expands perfectly upon impact. The bullet itself looks totally different and by the info on the projectile box the sst=.460bc and eldx=.538bc.These are 270win data by the way. No problems. I'll stay with nosler. Depends on what you are hunting. But in general, I have found SST is usually slightly bested in accuracy by ELD-X, which is bested by ELD-M... generally. I killed an elk with the eldX and plenty of deer with ttsx. I was shooting 145g eldx at 2950fps and getting 1/2 moa sized groups, … I had them cooking off between 3000 and 3100 and they would blow all to hell at close range on hogs and a deer or 2. Bullet wise, I've found Hornady 120gr GMX, 120/123/130/140 ELD Match, 140gr SP Interlock, 143gr ELD-X, 140gr SST, 140gr BTHP Match. [Last Edit: 7/30/2017 11:03:15 AM EST by CanNevrHaveEnuffGuns], [Last Edit: 8/11/2017 3:45:39 PM EST by pointman66], [Last Edit: 8/11/2017 3:10:36 PM EST by DevL], [Last Edit: 8/14/2017 6:23:42 PM EST by Rob01], [Last Edit: 8/14/2017 1:38:32 PM EST by sparkyD], https://www.hornady.com/support/ballistic-coefficient. SST�s are one of the worst hunting bullets IMO. ELD-X G1 BC (0.486). They have since come out with other, more stable powders. I have no complaints. Cabelas has them on sale for quite a discount on both versions and am thinking of picking up a few hundred. 270WSM 130g sst vs the 145 eldx ? I shot one deer with 308 and 165 sst and had not blood trail at all, deer went about 20 yds into some plantation and briars. I’ve been shooting Hornady bullets for as long as I’ve been hunting. CaptainMal. SST's here retail for £40ish a box whereas the ELD-X are £65. It will shoot the 140gr berger hunting bullet really well with the 140gr ballistic tip right on it's heals. ELD-X. With 2 over 1,000. What's the difference between the Hornady SST and ELD-X (factory loads)? This review covers the 6.5MM 143-grain ELD-X, and focuses on how it performs … Hornady's Interbond vs. SST vs. Interlock. Have a question for our Technical Service Representatives, ask it below. The Winchester Power Point, Sierra Pro-Hunter and Speer Hot-Cor are classic soft point bullets. You fire 5 rounds, print, write the bullet info. From hunters and military members, to competition shooters and general firearm enthusiasts, we welcome anyone who values and respects the way of the firearm. Considering the cost of ammo - a smart bunny would buy a chronograph - this removes the human factor. The Hornady ELD-X avoids this by having an aerodynamic casing that streamlines airflow and reduces drag, allowing it to travel where you intend it to land. I don't have any experience with the SST. If as been suggested the ELD-X will ultimately replaced A-Max the cost of reloaded ammunition will have increased considerably. I suppose if neither of these will work, I'll just save the brass. $0.6877 Per Round. I cannot say I like eld-x better than say accubond or sst or even my hunter elites with all my rifles but the 6.5cm shoots eld-x and has dropped the deer. Hornady Critical Duty 9MM 135 GR FlexLock 25 RDS. Thus far I have heard of ELD-X, which sounds ideal for hunting, but per Hornady's website, it's not in any factory ammo. Most hunters report favorable performances at around 1000 yards or more when paired with a quality rifle. and has a slightly higher G1 BC (0.525) vs. the 145-gr. So for hunting and varminting, the ELD-X is clearly the one to use – and it seems to be just as accurate as the match version. Total Score: 84. For me, the.30 cal 178gr ELD-X / 180gr SST comparison is all about the thicker jacket and shank, and the higher position of the interlock on the ELD-X, which has translated to an improved … A 6.5 Creedmoor 140 grain ELD-M at 2700 FPS will penetrate 15" minimum penetration and have better wound channel than a 168 AMAX .30 from a .308. Too many questionable reports from friends, contacts and the internet. The perfect tip!. The SST's are less expensive and easier to obtain. Copyright © 1996-2020 AR15.COM LLC. But it really liked plain old 130gr partitions. I use SST's for whitetail deer but I wouldn't use GMX for them. My  .270 doesn't like solid copper bullets at all. Thanks to its tip, a sophisticated jacket and Hornadys Interlock design,the ELD-X is a reliably expanding projectile intended for all-range hunting. Superperformance punta de polímero rojo en 7mm RM y he de confesar que me ha decepcionado. The Hornady ® SST ® (Super Shock Tip) is designed to deliver tremendous shock on impact while expanding quickly and reliably, particularly at higher velocities. I do like the ELD-X though. Devastating conventional range performance. The SST, like the Sierra GameKing boat tail, is a great deer-sheep-antelope bullet and will drop the Dall quickly and cleanly if you do your part. I'm probably going to use Retumbo and see if I can launch them at 3200 fps. You can't even generalize by weight. I shot a doe the next week at 60 yards through the lungs with the 7mm08 and it ran about 50 yards and had a bigger exit hole than what the 300 made. On the other hand partions work better on elk than sst! A 178-grain Hornady ELD-X put this bull elk down at more than 300 yards. $0.8965 Per Round. The closest match to my old faithful 140-grain A-Max is the 143-grain ELD-X. EldX does not. SMK and ELDX have both been great. Buenas He comprado por probar una caja de Hornady SST 154 gr. I do try to keep muzzle velocities at 2600+ fps on my .308's, that seems to keep them flying straight and true. Used both in 243 and 308. I have no complaints. In the spring of 2016 I hunted black bear in Idaho’s Frank Church Wilderness, with my Steyr Scout rifle. Check out Hodgdon's extreme powders or Reloder 23 instead of RL-22. i mean 100% mush. Flat shooting and deadly accurate, it's … I've always been impressed with the 30 cal accubond, but the 7mm08, 280 s and 7 mags with accubonds were not above and beyond vs 162 sst, amax or eldx … I’d … I’ve seen the ELD-X in action on big game to 700 yards. Havent cut one down the middle yet but from the picture on the box the sst looks more like an interlock with a polymer tip when deformed compared to the eldx. I shot them in my 270 Win. As far as the ELD vs SST I just use them in my grendel and neither pass through hogs over 150 pounds. With high velocity 0-400 yard impact, the bullet continually expands throughout its penetration path. The .223 73 grain ELD-M underpenetrates. I even put a SWFA scope on it so we can all still be friends. the first was right at 100 yards. Ballistic Coefficient (G1) .625. 270WBY is wicked fast. In my research, it appears there’s a healthy debate between the ELD-X the Trophy Bonded Tip. Nosler ballistic tips for blood and partitions for penetration. I used to use it for my 300WM before changing to H1000 which is much more stable. I use SST's for whitetail deer but I wouldn't use GMX for them. The Winchester Power Point, Sierra Pro-Hunter and Speer Hot-Cor are classic soft point bullets. In perusing Hornady's website, the differences between bullet designs are not readily apparent. SST, Norma Professional Hunter 130-gr. In my research, it appears there’s a healthy debate between … Silver $$ Contributor. I haven't checked that yet, nor have I checked for concentricity on the loaded rounds. The Hornady … decent exit wound but she fell in her tracks because that entire vertebra exploded. You're going after Dall Sheep = tough suckers with dense hair. Craiger12 Member. SST were the worst and Gamekings were decent but not a long range bullet design and was easily outshot by the ELDX and SMK Had I not switched to ELDX I would have tried Bergers next. My cousin just shot a nice 8 with his 7 mag with 139 grain sst superformance. I'm thinking about trying the 162gr ELD-X and Barnes 160gr TSX. Depends on what you are hunting. I think from what I read that the GMX is more for thick skinned heavy boned animals where the bullet absolutely has to stay together. Swift Scirocco II, Sierra GameChanger 130-gr. View Product Quick View Quick View. Barnes has to have speed. Hornady 41 Remington Magnum 210 Grain XTP. ELD-X bullets are available in factory loaded Precision Hunter ammunition. A 178-grain Hornady ELD-X put this bull elk down at more than 300 yards. Tipped GameKing, Swift High Grade 130-gr. My own experience shooting a bear with an AMAX at short range ended poorly and follow up shots were required. looking at components the ELD-X and ELD-M are looking scarce or expensive. They are my new favorite bullet. La pones al lado de una Geco Express y parece el mismo cartucho, pera al menos en mi rifle Reming.. Good luck on your upcoming trip. Spiker. My gun doesn't like Winchester ammo. On my AR in 6.5 Grendel I am running the 129 grain SST's with excellent results as well. I have been using the SST's for quite a few years now and have take a lot of deer and hundreds of pigs, nothing else I would rather use. Only the SST has a cannelure. It occurred to be that the difference in accuracy between the 110gn ELD X and the 117gn SST may have something to do with the SST being flat base and the ELD X being a boat tail. Impact. 270WSM 130g sst vs the 145 eldx ? I ask, because the SST is available in 150-gr. 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