HORNADY 45c (.452) 250gr FTX BULLET (450 BUSH.) 50/BX

HORNADY 45c (.452) 250gr FTX BULLET (450 BUSH.) 50/BX
Item #:HRN45201
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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 - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Technical Notes

CALIBER:  45 Cal. .452" (450 Bushmaster)






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


ITEM #:  45201

Read 10 Reviews - Average Rating: 4.9 stars

Hornady bullets

By Randy B. on May 25, 2023
These are very accurate in my 450 Bushmaster with lil gun powder can’t wait to try them out on critters. Should be a hammer

great for the 450 Bushmaster

By Paul H. on Mar 21, 2023
This bullet functioned perfectly in my AR platform 450 Bushmaster rifle. I believe this will be my standard load on top of Lil-Gun powder.

Great bullet!

By Brandon F. on Dec 16, 2022
With some lil’ gun powder got these less than 1 moa at 100yds. Shoot, feed and kill great! Shot a basket buck in the spine approximately 70 yards with my reload, only deer I’ve killed with it so far, but entrance and exit holes were deceiving. Opened up the deer and blew out about 4” of his spine and found the polymer tip in the cavity. Buck literally flipped over on his back upon impact!

another excellent Hornady product

By Justin B. on Nov 14, 2022
Great consistency can't wait for hunting season.

Hornady 450 FTX

By Curtis G. on Apr 15, 2020
I've been happy so far with my results in testing, but with the outdoor ranges closed and being restricted to 25 yards indoors it's been a bit of a challenge to do meaningful testing but so far middle to near max loadings of Lil'Gun are showing promise.


By Bobby S. on Sep 27, 2019
Good Company to do business with , ordered these bullets for 450 bushmaster great bullets , holds a good pattern . Will use Grafs again highly recommend 👍

Hornady 250 HTX Bullets

By Glenn D. on Apr 12, 2019
Very Accurate at 100 yards . Will buy more. reliable feeding.

Hornady .452 250gr fxt

By Richard T. on Dec 10, 2018
great with crush sabots in 50cal muzzeloader

Hornady .450 FTX Bullet

By Bruce T. on Nov 23, 2018
Load this bullet with Hornady brass and Lil’Gun powder. It is a great combination. Not sure about the stopping power yet, but I have no doubt it will be great.

Designed for Bushmaster & muzzleloaders

By George L. on Sep 18, 2018
IMHO this bullet is the same one used with a sabot for 50 caliber muzzleloaders. I use it for my 450 Bushmaster with Lil-Gun powder to duplicate the Hornady “Black” factory load. Surprisingly accurate I think I will keep using that combination.
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