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Hunting Magazine - June, 2004

February 2008 Barnes Bullet-n

Randy Brooks Message:   Barnes is fortunate to enjoy a mutually supportive relationship with a number of fine companies. The list includes Weatherby, Federal, Cor-Bon, Black Hills, Norma, Sako, Sellier & Bellot, and custom loaders like Safari Arms, Superior Ammunition and Sam Sanjabi (Trophy Ammo). One result of these relationships is I’ll be a guest [...]

Tipped TSX® Bullet

TTSX Bullet Purpose: Since its introduction in 2003, Barnes’ TSX Bullet has earned a reputation as “the perfect hunting bullet.” Now, Barnes has improved on perfection by adding a streamlined polymer tip. The new Tipped TSX features the same 100-percent copper body with multiple rings cut into the shank. It delivers the same gnat’s-eyelash accuracy [...]

January 2007 Barnes Bullet-n

Randy Brooks Message:   This year’s hunting seasons are winding down, but the 2007 trade show season is about to get underway. These shows give the shooting industry—and regular shooters like yourself—an advance look at new products that will be introduced during the year. The first event will be the SHOT (Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor [...]

October 2006 Barnes Bullet-n

Randy Brooks Message: Last month I talked about what you could expect to pay for a once-in-a-lifetime hunt in Africa. I pointed out that some plains game hunts were affordable to almost anyone willing to save up for a couple of years. How about taking your family on an exciting hunt next year—a hunt that’s [...]

David and Matthew Yap

Young Hunter Spotlight David & Matthew Yap This Cape Buffalo fell to a .458 Lott and a 500-grain Barnes XFB in Zimbabwe. David Y.C. Yap This Moose fell to a 7mm WSM and a 160-grain Barnes XLC bullet. Matthew Y. H. Yap David Y. C. Yap PERSONAL INFORMATION Address: Kealakekua, Hawaii Date of Birth: August [...]

Barnes X-Bullets

Precision Shooting – September Issue 2004 Barnes X-Bullets: Revolutionary By: Fred Barker The basic construction of bullets-especially those for rifles-has undergone several revolutionary changes in the past 100-plus years. Ones of pure lead or lead alloy were used by the world’s armies and hunters for almost half a millennium. These, however, lack the strength to [...]

Successful Hunter

Successful Hunter Magazine – May/June Issue 2005 Texas Hide and Seek By Clair Rees No animals were harmed in the making of this article. Well, that’s not exactly true. Also, that disclaimer makes it sound like I headed to the Bar-B Ranch in Medina County, Texas, with a “Friends of Animals” agenda. I’d fully intended [...]

Battlin Bullets

Battlin’ Bullets Written by Russell Thornberry & Bryce Towsley This article appeared in the October 2005 Buckmasters Gun Hunter, and is reprinted here with the author’s permission. Battlin’ Bullets The perennial campfire debate continues. Which hunting projectile is best? Light and fast, or heavy and slow? Light, Fast and Devastating By Russell Thornberry P.O. Ackley, [...]


1932: Fred Barnes began selling bullets made in his basement workshop in Bayfield, Colorado. Handloading was in its infancy and Fred, dissatisfied with the hunting bullets then available, decided to make his own. After experimenting with different possibilities, he settled on a bullet with a soft lead core encased in 99 percent pure copper tubing. [...]

Banded Solids™

Banded Solids & Solids Banded Spitzer BT .128 .195 .757 22425 6mm Dia. Weight Description S.D. B.C. LG Cat. # .243" 75 gr Banded Spitzer BT .181 .341 1.050 24375 25 Caliber Dia. Weight Description S.D. B.C. LG Cat. # .257" 90 gr Banded Spitzer BT .195 .325 1.088 25793 6.5mm Dia. Weight Description S.D. [...]