204 Ruger Ammo

204 Ruger ammo started as a joint project released in 2004 by Ruger and Hornady. The round delivers extremely high velocity for efficient varmint extermination. A light 32-45 grain hollow point bullet achieves a muzzle velocity of around 4,000 feet per second in a typical .204 Ruger load, resulting in massive fragmentation that will put coyotes and other pests down in a hurry.

This caliber is based on a .222 Remington Magnum necked-down casing. The parent case's high capacity is key to achieving high velocities; in addition, factory .204 Ruger ammunition uses a proprietary powder known as SMP746 to achieve velocities of over 4,200 feet per second.

In-stock .204 Ruger ammunition for sale by many manufacturers including Sellier & Bellot, Winchester, Nosler, Fiocchi, and of course Hornady - look for all of them here at Widener's.

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  1. Hornady 204 Ruger 40 Grain V-MAX - 20 Rounds


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    Manufacturer Hornady
    Condition New
    Bullet Weight 40 Grain
    Bullet Type V-MAX
    Use Type hunting whitetail deer, varmint hunting
    Casing Type Brass
    Quantity 20
    Ammo Caliber 204 Ruger
    Manufacturer SKU 83206
    Primer Type Boxer
    Magnetic No
    UPC Barcode 090255832068
    Cost Per Round $2.52 per round

    You can get the effective varmint ammunition you need by ordering this 20-count box of .204 Remington cartridges. These rounds give you outstanding speed and enough energy to handle varmints on all sizes, including coyotes, raccoons, and opossums. With Hornady’s V-MAX Superformance design, the 40-grain bullets are ready to give you superior ballistics.

    These V-MAX cartridges will give you a racing muzzle velocity of 3,900 feet per seconds and a muzzle energy of 1,351 foot pounds. Even when they reach 200 yards, they still have over 3,000 feet per second of speed and 855 foot pounds of energy. These are the rounds you need for long-distance varmint hunting. The polymer-tipped bullet enhances aerodynamics while the smooth case delivers consistent feeding.

    Hornady is one of the country’s most popular ammunition brands. This Nebraska-based company began creating big-game ammunition in 1949 and remains a popular, innovative, and versatile manufacturer to this day.

    Customer Reviews

    Outstanding accuracy and excellent wind resistance out to 500 yds.

    These rounds consistently deliver 3/8"-1/2" ,5 round group at 100 yds. With my 67 yr. Old eyes and trigger finger I am quite pleased with the results. Wind drift for a full scale 90 degree wind was only about an inch at a 100 yds also.

    Review by Rodney (Posted on 2/11/2017)

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