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Elk River
515232039
3741 Mathews Rd
Ames, IA
 
Mister Money Usa #05
515232710
303 1/2 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Ames Chapter
Izaak Walton League
Ames, IA
 
Kmart #3971
515232755
1405 Buckeye Ave
Ames, IA
 
Postel Gun Sales
515232696
214 S E 2Nd
Ames, IA
 
Ames Surplus And Outdoor
(970) 221-0544
4723 W Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Target Shooting Supplies
515292876
2717 Oakwood Rd
Ames, IA
 
Theisen'S Of Ames
515232977
1315 S Dayton Ave
Ames, IA
 
Bearcreek Enterprises
(515) 232-7370
321 Ruby Circle
Ames, IA
 
Jax Outdoor Gear
4723 W Lincoln Way
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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