HORNADY 30c (.308) 178gr BULLET ELD X 100/BX

HORNADY 30c (.308) 178gr BULLET ELD X 100/BX
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Product Information

The ELD-X® (Extremely Low Drag - eXpanding) bullet is a technologically advanced, match accurate, ALL-RANGE hunting bullet featuring highest-in-class ballistic coefficients and consistent, controlled expansion at ALL practical hunting distances.

  • BEST-IN-CLASS BCS:  Verified by Doppler radar, the Heat Shield® tip is immune to the effects of aerodynamic heating and retains its shape to maintain the highest-in-class BC over its entire trajectory.
  • MATCH ACCURATE HUNTING BULLET:  Streamlined secant ogive with optimum boattail design + highly concentric AMP® bullet jackets + Heat Shield® tip combine for radically superior aerodynamic efficiency.
  • DEVASTATING CONVENTIONAL RANGE PERFORMANCE:  With high velocity 0-400 yard impact, the bullet continually expands throughout its penetration path. The thick shank of the jacket and high InterLock® ring keep the core and jacket together providing 50-60% weight retention.
  • BEST EXTENDED RANGE TERMINAL PERFORMANCE AVAILABLE:  Upon low-velocity 400+ yard impacts, the Heat Shield® tip drives backward into the bullet to initiate expansion. Exhibiting conventional expansion with a large mushroom and 85-90% retained weight the bullet provides deep penetration and large wound cavities.

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.

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Technical Notes

CALIBER:  30 Cal. .308"




TWIST RATE:  1-12" (Minimum Recommended)


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


ITEM #:  3074

Read 8 Reviews - Average Rating: 5 stars

HORNADY 30c (.308) 178gr BULLET ELD X 100/BX

By Joanne W. on Sep 12, 2023
Thankful you had in stock. Order acknowledged and shipped with speed. Product was exactly as described. Will be ordering from you again!

178 gr ELD-X

By MAJ (Ret) Joshua S. on Aug 21, 2023
Reloaded these rounds for dual purpose: long range M1 Garand Match ammo as well as hunting. Tips will not become damaged as long as rounds are loaded to proper COAL as listed in manual. Smooth feeding and amazing results so far at 600m. Velocity kept within 30 fps of legacy M72 match loadings to achieve.

Should make for a nice 200-400 yd whitetail bullet as well.

Awesome on deer 🦌

By Dennis F. on Aug 09, 2023
This bullet’s accuracy and performance on deer is great leaving an impressive wound and blood trail out of my 30/06 !!!

Hornady .30 178 ELD X

By Robby W. on Mar 27, 2023
I have been searching for a 180 replacement for the Nosler BT due to the cost of the Noslers, don't get me wrong here , Nosler makes a very fine bullet . just needing something a little less expensive, So far my test results in the 300 W Mag are very promising with XX.Xgr of IMR4831.Accuracy is very good , will see how well they perform this fall on some White tail .

Hunt with ELDX

By Art G. on Nov 28, 2022
Recent Bighorn sheep hunt successful using 30 cal. ELDX, accurate, effective, difficult to find now but Grafs came through.


By Daniel W. on Nov 25, 2022
Hornady has done it’s homework on these! I’ve been shooting these since they first came out. Sub MOA @ 880 yards. Accuracy International AXMC .308. Awesome hunting round to boot! THANKS!!!

Great bullet, better shipping

By Colter P. on Nov 23, 2022
Hard to find bullet, Grafs got it to me quickly, and easily. I love the long range performance of the round, they work as advertised.


By Edward P. on Oct 01, 2018
i use these for hunting and competition, ,, the best of both worlds
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