This was the bullet that started it all. Produced by pressure-forming
pure copper tubing around a pure lead core, this highly reliable bullet
was the first custom bullet available to American handloaders.
Introduced in 1939, it was long the favorite of professional hunters
who demanded performance they could depend on, each and every time. On
impact, Barnes’s Original bullets typically expand to more than 200
percent of their original diameter and retain 70 to 90 percent of their
original weight. This is not loaded ammunition.