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Elk River
515232039
3741 Mathews Rd
Ames, IA
 
Amesoutdoors
(515) 292-2276
4723 W. Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Ames Pawn Broker
512233558
104 Kellogg
Ames, IA
 
Hill, Ralph
515233835
1905 Bel Air Dr
Ames, IA
 
Cycle Source Group LLC
(515) 232-0277
2105 Se 5th St
Ames, IA
 
Cheville'S Shooter Supply
515292239
3917 Toronto
Ames, IA
 
Ames Chapter
Izaak Walton League
Ames, IA
 
Jax Outdoor Gear
4723 W Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Theisen'S Of Ames
515232977
1315 S Dayton Ave
Ames, IA
 
Steve'S Reloading Supplies
515292730
2872 N Dakota
Ames, IA
 

Hornady TAP FPD Ammunition

Personal-defense ammunition goes public

Late in 2004 I began hearing rumors that Hornady was bringing out a new line of superior-quality, high-performance personal-defense ammunition. At that time I didn't know what it would be called, nor did I know what it would look like. Then I received a shipment of several black boxes marked with the familiar Hornady name and carrying a simple "TAP FPD" designation. The ammunition looked special as soon as I opened one of the boxes. It was time to learn more about this new line of ammunition.

Hornady's new TAP load is designed for policework as well as self-defense. You can rely on this ammo, to be sure.

Hornady has been in the ammunition business since the end of World War II. Joyce Hornady and Vernon Speer started out by making bullets from spent .22 rimfire cases and rolls of lead wire. The bullet business was good, and their gross sales for 1949 totaled $10,000. Although things slowed down during the Korean War, it didn't take Hornady long to get back into the bullet business when hostilities ended.

Today it's hard to imagine the shooting world without Hornady. The company introduced Frontier Ammunition in 1964. Initially, the line of ammo was loaded in surplus military cases, but when the Vietnam War heated up, Hornady shifted to new cases. ...

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