Nosler Ammunition

Nosler is a bullet and ammunition-manufacturing company based out of Oregon. They are best known as a leader in the design and engineering of big game hunting bullets, but they also create whole-cartridges, brass, and a relatively-small selection of hunting rifles.

Nosler was founded in 1948 in Bend, Oregon by John Nosler, a big game hunter who saw a need for a more effective and reliable bullet. As the story goes, John failed to drop a Canadian moose, despite an accurate shot from is 300 H&H. Stewing over the missed trophy, he began imagining better ways to design bullets. What he created would go on to revolutionized big game hunting and launch one of the most innovative companies in the industry.

The product was called the “Partition” bullet. This projectile, which is made specifically for big game hunting, uses two lead core surrounded by a copper-alloy jacket to give the bullet both expansion and penetration. The first lead core is exposed at the tip, allowing it to mushroom effectively upon impact, while the second core, which is separated by a copper partition, keeps its shape and helps achieve superior penetration. This was the first innovation from Nosler, allowing John to officially launch the Nosler Partition Bullet Company in 1948.

John Nosler not only revolutionized bullet design, he also changed the way bullets are produced. He created a system called “impact extrusion,” which allowed him to create consistent bullets while adjusting production to meet different size and weight needs.

The next innovation was the “Solid Base” bullet. This projectile has a thick base with a tapered jacket, setting a new standard in aerodynamics and external consistency. While the Solid Base bullet was originally intended for big game, the design was used for varmint and target shooting, launching a sensation in the firearms industry.

Nosler also introduced the “Ballistic Tip Varmint” bullets, giving small-game hunters the same level of performance in their small-caliber firearms.

The company continues to innovate and expand the ammunition industry. Recent innovations include the “E-Tip” bullet, an all-copper projectile with a polymer tip that was launched in 2007, and the “Ballistic Tip Lead Free” bullet, which is available for .20-caliber through 6mm cartridges.

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  1. 20rds - 221 Fireball Nosler Varmageddon 40gr. FB Tipped Ammo 20rds - 221 Fireball Nosler Varmageddon 40gr. FB Tipped Ammo
    $36.95
    $1.85/ppr

    30 In Stock

  2. 20rds – 221 Fireball Nosler Varmageddon 40gr. FBHP Ammo 20rds – 221 Fireball Nosler Varmageddon 40gr. FBHP Ammo
    $35.95
    $1.8/ppr

    27 In Stock

  3. 20rds - 280 Ackley Improved Nosler Trophy Grade 140gr. AccuBond Ammo 20rds -  280 Ackley Improved Nosler Trophy Grade 140gr. AccuBond Ammo
    $84.95
    $4.25/ppr

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  4. 20rds - 30-06 NoslerCustom Trophy Grade 165gr. Accubond Polymer Tip Ammo 20rds - 30-06 NoslerCustom Trophy Grade 165gr. Accubond Polymer Tip Ammo
    $54.95
    $2.75/ppr

    82 In Stock

  5. 50rds - 45 ACP Nosler Match Grade Handgun 185gr. JHP Ammo 50rds - 45 ACP Nosler Match Grade Handgun 185gr. JHP Ammo Video
    $29.95
    $0.6/ppr

    124 In Stock

  6. 50rds - 45 ACP Nosler Match Grade Handgun 230gr. JHP Ammo 50rds - 45 ACP Nosler Match Grade Handgun 230gr. JHP Ammo Video
    $29.95
    $0.6/ppr

    32 In Stock

  7. 20rds - 270 Win Nosler Trophy Grade 130gr. Accubond Polymer Tip Ammo 20rds - 270 Win Nosler Trophy Grade 130gr. Accubond Polymer Tip Ammo
    $59.95
    $3/ppr

    18 In Stock

  8. 20rds - 30-06 Nosler Trophy Grade 180gr. Accubond Polymer Tip Ammo 20rds - 30-06 Nosler Trophy Grade 180gr. Accubond Polymer Tip Ammo
    $55.95
    $2.80/ppr

    31 In Stock

  9. 20rds – 223 Rem Nosler Match Grade 69gr. Custom Competition HPBT Ammo 20rds – 223 Rem Nosler Match Grade 69gr. Custom Competition HPBT Ammo
    $25.95
    $1.30/ppr

    114 In Stock

  10. 20rds - .223 Nosler Varmageddon 55gr. FB Tipped Ammo 20rds - .223 Nosler Varmageddon 55gr. FB Tipped Ammo
    $24.95
    $1.25/ppr

    143 In Stock

  11. 20rds - 30-06 Springfield Nosler 180gr. Ballistic Tip Hunting Ammo 20rds - 30-06 Springfield Nosler 180gr. Ballistic Tip Hunting Ammo
    $40.25
    $2.01/ppr

    73 In Stock

  12. 20rds – 223 Rem Nosler 40gr. Ballistic Tip Lead-Free Ammo 20rds – 223 Rem Nosler 40gr. Ballistic Tip Lead-Free Ammo
    $28.95
    $1.45/ppr

    10 In Stock

  13. 20rds – 28 Nosler Nosler Trophy Grade 175gr. AccuBond Long Range Ammo 20rds – 28 Nosler Nosler Trophy Grade 175gr. AccuBond Long Range Ammo
    $79.95
    $4/ppr

    30 In Stock

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