Manufacturers and Retailers of Lead-Free Bullets
Many companies produce lead-free bullets including Barnes, Hornady, Remington, Winchester, Federal, and Nosler.
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Custom Cartridge* Double Tap*
Fort Scott Munitions*
Sellier and Bellot*
Silver State Armory*
Cost Comparisons of Lead and Lead-Free Bullets
Lead-free ammo can cost more than traditional lead ammunition, but it's important to compare prices carefully.
If you compare factory ammo loaded with a premium lead-core bullet vs. ammo loaded using a premium lead-free bullet, you can expect to pay about the same.
However, if you are comparing ammo loaded with a less expensive soft-point lead bullet vs. ammo containing a premium lead-free bullet, you will find that the lead-free ammo costs anywhere from 50% to 100% more.
You have to decide if the higher price of non-lead rifle ammunition is worth the benefits. Many hunters feel that the cost of their ammo represents a small percentage of the total costs involved in a big-game hunt. Your selected bullet is without a doubt one of the most important pieces of equipment you buy since the bullet's placement and performance will influence how quickly and humanely your quarry is killed.