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HORNADY 45c (.458) 325gr FTX BULLET FLEX-TIP 50/BX

HORNADY 45c (.458) 325gr FTX BULLET FLEX-TIP 50/BX
Item #:HRN45015
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Product Information

Hornady® FTX® bullets revolutionized lever gun ballistics, creating a new level of performance for these popular firearms. Lever gun enthusiasts can now harness the accuracy, power and long-range performance of a tipped bullet that's safe to load in tubular magazines.

Hornady® offers the same Flex Tip® technology for handguns that revolutionized lever guns. Typical hollow point pistol bullets deliver good performance at modest velocities, but have a tendency to expand too quickly and sacrifice penetration at the higher velocities achieved with lever action guns.

  • PATENTED FLEX TIP® BULLET TECHNOLOGY:  Upon impact, the soft tip compresses into the bullet, initiating immediate expansion across a wide range of velocities. Safe to shoot in tubular magazines as well as any other firearm.
  • INTERLOCK® RING:  The one-piece, high antimony lead core of the FTX® is mechanically locked to the jacket with an InterLock ring. This, along with a specially designed jacket, results in reliable performance and maximum weight retention for deep penetration on large or heavy-bodied game animals.
  • BALLISTICALLY EFFICIENT SECANT OGIVE:  Pioneered by Hornady,® the secant ogive profile delivers stability, flat trajectories and amazing accuracy.
  • SPECIALLY ENGINEERED JACKET:  The heavy jacket over the shank of the bullet combined with our proven InterLock® design controls expansion and enhances accuracy.

This is not loaded ammunition.


WARNING: This product can expose you to Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to -

Technical Notes

CALIBER:  45 Cal. .458"






APPLICATION:  Medium Game 50-300 lbs, Large Game 300-1500 lbs


ITEM #:  45015

Read 6 Reviews - Average Rating: 5 stars

The Best Bullet For My 458X2 American

By Daniel P M. on Oct 05, 2021
This bullet cycles better than the other 458s with flat points and the weight if prefect for my 458X2 American P14!!
I plan on buying more!

.458 Loads

By Tim H. on Oct 09, 2020
Great bullets. Very consistent and easy to load.


By James W. on Jun 04, 2020
This is a very good performing round for deer hunting here. Very accurate out of my RRA X1.

Used for 458 SOCOM

By Paul L. on Apr 08, 2019
A great projectile for hunting. Reasonable accuracy at 100 yards out of a 458 SOCOM

Great for old and new

By Rick M. on Apr 05, 2019
I use these in a 45-70 to take hogs. An original Rolling Block so the pressure must to be low. They expand well at about 1400 fps. I just started loading a 458 socom. As the speed is about the same I gave them I try. They cycle perfectly and I get the same results on hogs, dead in their tracks. Seems odd, shooting the same bullet in a 150 old cartridge with a 120 year old gun then a new black gun and very new cartridge.

458 socom loads

By Ray M. on Sep 26, 2018
Using in 458 socom, great for deer using Lil gun powder.
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