First Look: Hornady CX Outfitter Ammo

by
posted on January 31, 2022
Hornady CX Outfitter Lead

Hornady has reengineered its extremely popular GMX projectile to be more accurate, aerodynamic and deadly. This includes changing the geometry of the grooves for better airflow and accuracy, swapping the tip out for the company’s excellent Heat Shield Tip (previously only available in their ELD line), and generally giving the bullet a full-fledged design makeover.

Hornady CX Bullet

Don’t worry, it’ll still shoot and perform as well or better than the GMX you’ve come to love. Ballistic Coefficient will be higher than before, rendering improved downrange accuracy and energy retention. Hornady is calling the updated version the CX for “Copper alloy eXpanding,” and is loading it in several of its ammo lines, including Outfitter, which features waterproof and corrosion-resistant nickel-plated cases and sealed primer and case mouths. As a result, the Outfitter line is suitable for use in the most extreme, unforgiving environments anywhere on earth.

Hornady CX Outfitter Ammunition

Eighteen calibers are currently available:
• 80-gr. .243 Winchester
• 90-gr. .257 Weatherby Magnum
• 120-gr. 6.5 Creedmoor
• 130-gr. 6.5 PRC
• 130-gr. .270 WSM
• 150-gr. 7mm Remington Magnum
• 150-gr. 7mm WSM
• 165-gr. .308 Winchester
• 180-gr. .30-06 Springfield
• 180-gr. .300 WSM
• 180-gr. .300 Winchester Magnum
• 180-gr. .300 Weatherby Magnum
• 190-gr. 300 PRC
• 180-gr. .300 RUM
• 225-gr. .338 Winchester Magnum
• 250-gr. .375 H&H Magnum
• 250-gr. .375 Ruger

For more information on the new CX Outfitter ammo lineup, visit hornady.com.

Latest

NRA ILA Logo
NRA ILA Logo

NRA Files Lawsuit Challenging ATF’s “Engaged in the Business” Rule

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) has filed a lawsuit challenging the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) “Engaged in the Business” Final Rule. The ATF’s Final Rule unlawfully redefines when a person is “engaged in the business” of dealing in firearms and therefore required to be federally licensed.

Federal Ammunition Awarded USSOCOM for Mk316

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has awarded Federal Ammunition a one-year, $3.6M contract to supply SOCOM with 7.62x51mm rifle ammunition.

Late(r) in Life Hunting

You’re never too old to learn something new.

Recipe: Hunter Slow-Cooker Jambalaya

Creating a flavorful meal from proteins harvested throughout the year is special. A jambalaya made from big game, birds, home-processed sausage and some fish is the perfect combination for any meal.

#SundayGunday: Hammerli Force B1

This week, were checking out the Hammerli Arms Force B1, a hunting rimfire with a target-grade pedigree.

Colorado Cat-Hunting Ban Could be on Ballot in November

A recent report from the NRA Hunters Leadership Forum sheds light on a potential cat problem in Colorado; that is, it’s a problem if you’re a hunter who enjoys and wishes to continue chasing mountain lions and bobcats, or you simply agree that wildlife management should continue to be based on science.

Interests



Get the best of American Hunter delivered to your inbox.