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Hornady Zombie Max Ammo

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by novanut21, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. Jan 16, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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    novanut21

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    Rmodel65

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    its the same as another hornady ammo but has a green tip in the end instead of the other color they use on the standard ammo
     
  3. Jan 16, 2012 at 7:20 PM
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    Meh. Just a marketing gimmick. These rounds are a little more creative...


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  4. Jan 16, 2012 at 7:21 PM
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    lol happy ammo love it, for the range of course
     
  5. Jan 16, 2012 at 7:22 PM
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    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    Of course:)
     
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    Where did you get that happy ammo? Looks cool.
     
  7. Jan 17, 2012 at 4:56 AM
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    I know the zombie max pistol ammo is basically their critical defense
    ammo. The rounds for the .308 the bullet design reflects a v-max but they dont have any v-max in that grain. Looked at several others and they didnt match the z-max as close as the v-max did. If they really are designed fter the v-max and at 168gr. This thing would be devastating on coyotes. So has anyone actually fired any of the critical defense or zombie max pistol ammo or rifle ammo?
     
  8. Jan 17, 2012 at 5:04 AM
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    i picked up some z max ammo, the .223. havent shot it. I think im just gonna keep it for nostalgia, then when i have kids i can show it to them and convince them there was a human/zombie war of 2020, World War Z.

    kinda expensive ammo, $20 for 20 rounds.
     
  9. Jan 17, 2012 at 5:05 AM
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    Yeah, where did you get that, I need to get some! :D
     
  10. Jan 17, 2012 at 9:34 AM
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    I've got some in .45 and .223. It's all the same imo, or very similar to Hornady's TAP, or Critical Defense. I've shot both. Shoots fine I guess for $.75-$1.25/rd ammo. I've got some of the Zombie max, and TAP stacked in a mag for each of my guns. You're paying for the pretty awesome packaging, and a green ballistic tip.
     
  11. Jan 17, 2012 at 9:37 AM
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    haha, zombie max, that is funny. Another ploy to get you to spend your cash. I'm a loader, so i will get the BC's on this z-max bullet and let you all know.
     
  12. Jan 17, 2012 at 9:42 AM
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    .224cal .255 BC, not too bad, but it will start to yaw out to the 500 yard mark for sure.
    $.18 each not too bad, may have to give them a try in the AR.
     
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    same stuff, different color.
     
  14. Jan 18, 2012 at 4:35 PM
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    168 gr? Almost surely an A-max, not a V-max. Same polymer tip but built for penetration and controlled expansion. Would be overkill on 'yotes but would do the job for sure. Should work great for deer, bear, goats, etc.
     
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    google = no help

    link? or is it local? how much for a box? etc etc
     
  17. Jan 19, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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    the happy ammo. where did you get it?
     
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    Hornady hit the nail on the head in the marketing deparment with this one. Props to them for being able to make money off of it :thumbsup:

    I wouldnt mind having a box just as a conversation piece
     
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    I wouldnt mind having a box just as a conversation piece[/QUOTE]

    yeah the box is pretty cool, good illustrations. there's tips on the back about zombie defense....just in case

    Hornady suckered me in!:rolleyes:
     
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