I'm not sure of that GeauxTide.
From what I've heard Hornady is starting to think of A-max as hunting bullets. Like I say, thats what I've heard. I could be wrong. But I think its what the Long Range Pursute guys are using.
I know the couple A-max bullets I've seen used on elk performed like an absolute perfect hunting bullet.
From Hornady's Web Site:
Designed by match shooters for match shooters. With an ultra-low drag tip, our A-Max match bullets feature an aerodynamic secant ogive that delivers flat trajectories with excellent uniformity and concentricity. Find out more...
•Rapid, explosive expansion with limited penetration.
•Recommended muzzle velocity range: 2000+ fps.
•These bullets are not recommended for hunting
In my view, using AMax bullets on big game is ludicrous, and they are more expensive than the proven Interlocks and SSTs.