Hornady 45 Auto HAP Steel Match Pistol Ammunition gives you uncompromising accuracy and performance in a new economical alternative from Hornady Featuring Hornady Match rifle bullets or HAP (Hornady Action Pistol) handgun bullets, Steel Match ammunition is loaded at the Hornady factory with optimized propellant for each load that provides consistency and the highest levels of accuracy. Utilizing coated steel cartridge cases, and non-corrosive berdan primers, Steel Match ammunition delivers Hornady quality and performance, but with an economical price - saves as much as 40% when compared to brass case match ammo.
Steel Match 40 S&W, 45 Auto and 308 Win loads all meet IDPA/ IPSC/USPSA Major power factor performance criteria, but are kept to moderate velocities to deliver only mild recoil for reduced muzzle jump and fast recovery on target. Additionally, Steel Match 9mm and 223 Rem both meet Minor power factor criteria.
Whether plinking, practicing, or competing, the economical solution for accurate, consistent performance, is STEEL MATCH ammunition from Hornady.
Depending on the caliber, Steel Match ammo is loaded with Hornady HAP or BTHP bullets.
Gain the competitive edge with Hornady HAP pistol bullets.
Modeled after the legendary XTP bullet design, HAP (Hornady Action Pistol) bullets are further refined into the perfect competition projectile. While XTP bullets use folds and a cannelure to aid in controlled expansion and terminal performance, we have eliminated these from HAP bullets leaving only a sleek and balanced projectile with a protected nose that aids in consistent and reliable feeding in autos.
Bullet jackets feature industry-leading concentricity combined with precision swaged cores to deliver the very best in accuracy and performance. Don’t just compete – win with Hornady HAP pistol bullets.
BUILT FOR COMPETITION
Expansion isn’t an issue in action pistol shooting, so we removed the expansion-aiding features like the skives and cannelure. The result is a bullet that delivers the accuracy its sleek appearance promises.
NO EXPOSED LEAD
A jam can cost the match for a competitive shooter, and that’s why our copper jacket protects the nose of our HAP bullet. The design ensures smooth feeding every time.
The core of the HAP bullet is cold swaged from pure lead to deliver consistency, balance and stability in flight. It delivers peak, pinpoint accuracy with every shot.
The copper jacket protects the nose and ensures a smooth and quick feed into your gun.