Hornady Product recall in 470 NE

Heym SR20

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So you are being faced by a very grumpy Buffalo and then you read this

Product Recalls - Hornady Manufacturing, Inc

Good to know even the big boys make mistakes.

Hornady Mfg Company is recalling one (1) lot of 470 NE 500 gr DGX Rifle Ammunition, Item #8263. This lot was shipped between the dates of 4-14-14 and 11-21-14.
[h=3]ITEM NUMBER 8263 LOT # 3140935[/h]Hornady Mfg Company ballisticians have determined that some cartridges from Lot # 3140935 may exhibit light or no powder charges. Use of this product may result in firearm damage and or personal injury.
[h=4]DO NOT USE HORNADY 470 NE 500 GR DGX AMMUNITION, LOT #3140935.[/h]The lot number can be found printed on the underside of the box label.


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Dangerous game? Same risk with law enforcement ammunition too. I read in one of the US magazines, thirty years ago, that some US police officers would always fire off three or four rounds from each box of fifty cartridges just to check they worked.