Hornady 45 Cal .458 480 gr DGS


  • – Hornady DGS bullets designed with an advanced profile for superior penetration through tough barriers.
    – Wide, flat nose maximizes energy transfer and resists deformation and deflection upon impact.
    – Features a hard high antimony lead core and copper-clad steel jacket for maximum integrity and weight retention.
    – Uniform shape and size ensure consistent performance alongside DGX bullets in the same firearm.
    – Ideal for hunting scenarios requiring deep penetration through thick hide, muscle, and bone.
    – Maintains accuracy and minimal point of aim or impact shift when switching between DGS and DGX bullets.

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Hornady, a leader in ammunition innovation, introduces the Hornady 45 Cal .458 480 gr DGS bullets, exemplifying their commitment to excellence. These bullets are crafted with meticulous attention to detail, a hallmark of Hornady manufacturing, ensuring each projectile meets stringent quality standards. Transitioning into their design, Hornady leverages advanced technologies to create a bullet with a flat nose profile. This feature not only reduces the risk of deflection but also enhances straight-line penetration.

Moreover, Hornady’s dedication to performance is evident in the construction of the 45 Cal .458 480 gr DGS bullets. The copper-clad steel jacket, a product of Hornady’s innovative manufacturing techniques, encases a high antimony lead core. This combination not only ensures robust penetration through tough hide, muscle, and bone but also minimizes deformation upon impact. The uniformity of each bullet is a testament to Hornady’s meticulous manufacturing process, which guarantees consistency in ballistic performance. This uniformity is particularly advantageous for hunters using both DGX® and DGS bullets in the same firearm.

Furthermore, transitioning into practical applications, the Hornady 45 Cal .458 480 gr DGS bullets are designed to excel as follow-up projectiles. Their reliability and deep-penetrating capabilities make them an ideal choice for situations where swift and effective terminal performance is paramount. Hornady’s commitment to continuous improvement and innovation ensures that these bullets  exceed the expectations of hunters worldwide. The flat nose design, coupled with the heavy jacket and precise core composition, underscores Hornady’s pursuit of excellence.

In conclusion, Hornady’s 45 Cal .458 480 gr DGS bullets represent a culmination of precision, reliability, and innovation in ammunition design.  These bullets offer hunters a dependable solution for achieving straight, deep penetration and effective terminal ballistics. Hornady continues to set the standard for quality and consistency in ammunition production with products like the 45 Cal .458 480 gr DGS bullets.


  • – Flat nose design minimizes deflection and enhances straight, deep penetration, ideal for hunting.
    – DGS serves as an excellent follow-up bullet for hunting dangerous game.
    – DGX and DGS bullets share identical profiles across all calibers, ensuring optimal uniformity in performance.
    – Heavy copper clad steel jacket combined with high antimony lead core ensures deep penetration through hide, muscle, and bone.

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Founded in 1949, the Hornady company was built strong. The brand evolved from a small start-up in a former auto body shop in Grand Island. It has become the largest independently owned manufacturer of bullets, ammunition, and tools in the world. This impressive growth reflects the many successful strategies implemented throughout the company’s history and suggests a promising future. The Hornady Manufacturing Company is more than just its employees, equipment, and facilities. The family's active involvement in community affairs, their generous philanthropy, and their commitment to helping others is clear. A bullet defines the quality of it's cartridge, and Hornady bullets are unparalleled. They offer world record-setting accuracy, innovative designs, and consistent quality from batch to batch. This distinguishes them from the competition. Utilizing the highest quality raw materials, Hornady's manufacturing process and quality control procedures set the standard for consistency and efficiency in the industry. Hornady uses only top-tier propellants and selects the best powder for each specific load without loyalty to any single vendor. This ensures that performance is the sole factor in their selection process. Each propellant provides the highest accuracy and temperature stability, guaranteeing optimal performance whether you’re hunting in Alaska or Africa.