Hornady Heavy Magnum Turkey ammunition is loaded with 1 1/2 ozs.
What does HM stand for?
HM stands for Heavy Magnum (ammunition)
This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 48 other meanings of HM in our Acronym Attic
- Haunted Mansion (Disney)
- Hayakawa Mystery (Japanese book series)
- Hazardous Material
- Hazardous Material (HAZMAT)
- Health Monitoring
- Heard & McDonald Islands (Kerguelen, Including Prince Edward & Crozetis Islands)
- Heard and McDonald Islands (ISO country code)
- Heavens Metal (Magazine)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Semi-autos offer much-needed recoil taming when shooting heavy magnum loads.
Hornady's Heavy Magnum load pushes a 225-grain Interlock at 2,950 fps, for 4,300 ft-lbs of smash.
The Hornady line includes Light Magnum and Heavy Magnum loads: standard and belted mag rounds turbocharged to add 150 fps or so to ordinary velocities without exceeding SAAMI pressure limits.
This cartridge actually combines two Hornady technologies: The Flex-Tip bullet, plus propellant technology borrowed from their "extra fast'" Light Magnum and Heavy Magnum lines.
In other words, it should be a tremendously heavy magnum load with pellets somewhat finer than those we'd use to snipe at geese passing 60 yards overhead.
I have often wondered why some hunters carry a large, heavy magnum sixgun in addition to their rifle.