Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB

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Introduction to Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB

The Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB is a premier choice for varmint hunters and target shooters seeking precision, reliability, and exceptional performance. Part of Barnes' Varmint Grenade (VG) series, this bullet is designed for explosive terminal performance and unparalleled accuracy. Whether you're aiming for small game or honing your skills at the range, the Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB is engineered to deliver outstanding results.

Key Features

Explosive Terminal Performance

The Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB features an advanced hollow point (HP) design that ensures rapid expansion upon impact. This design makes it highly effective for varmint hunting, delivering explosive terminal performance that results in quick and humane kills. The VG series is known for its ability to create significant wound channels, making it a top choice for small game hunters.

Varmint Grenade (VG) Technology

The VG technology in the Barnes 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB is specifically engineered for varmint control. The lightweight, frangible core and thin copper jacket ensure that the bullet fragments upon impact, maximizing energy transfer and minimizing the chances of over-penetration. This technology is designed to create a devastating effect on small game, ensuring ethical and efficient hunting.

Flat Base (FB) Design

The flat base (FB) design of the Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB contributes to its stability and accuracy. The flat base ensures consistent flight characteristics, improving the bullet's overall precision. This design also enhances the bullet's performance at various ranges, making it suitable for both short and long-distance shooting.

Lead-Free Construction

Constructed from lead-free materials, the Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB is an environmentally friendly choice. The solid copper construction reduces the impact on wildlife and ecosystems, making it a responsible option for hunters who are conscious of their environmental footprint. The lead-free design also minimizes barrel fouling, maintaining the accuracy and longevity of your firearm.

Performance in the Field

Varmint Hunting

The Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB is specifically designed for varmint hunting. Its rapid expansion and explosive performance make it ideal for taking down small game such as prairie dogs, groundhogs, and coyotes. The bullet's high velocity ensures quick and humane kills, minimizing suffering and maximizing success in the field.

Target Shooting

For target shooters, the Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB offers unmatched precision and consistency. Its aerodynamic design and flat base contribute to stable flight patterns, making it an excellent choice for competitive shooting and practice. Shooters can expect reliable performance and tight groupings, enhancing their overall shooting experience.

Long-Range Accuracy

The combination of high velocity and precise design makes the Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB suitable for long-range shooting. Shooters can achieve flat trajectories and consistent accuracy at extended distances, making it a versatile bullet for various shooting applications. Whether you are hunting or target shooting, this bullet provides the long-range performance you need.

Why Choose Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB?

Unmatched Precision

Precision is a defining feature of the Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB. The bullet's aerodynamic design, flat base, and VG technology ensure that it maintains a stable and precise flight path. Shooters and hunters can trust this bullet to deliver tight groupings and consistent shot placement, enhancing their overall shooting experience.

Ethical Hunting Choice

Choosing the Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB reflects a commitment to ethical hunting practices. The bullet's rapid expansion and explosive terminal performance ensure quick and humane kills, minimizing suffering and ensuring a clean harvest. Additionally, the lead-free construction reduces environmental impact, making it a responsible choice for conscientious hunters.

Proven Performance

The Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB has a proven track record of performance in the field. Hunters and shooters worldwide trust this bullet for its reliability, accuracy, and terminal performance. Whether you are on a varmint hunt or participating in a shooting competition, the Barnes VG 22Cal .224 50gr HP VG FB is designed to deliver results.


Featuring a frangible copper-tin powdered metal core surrounded by a gilding metal jacket for instant fragmentation, these bullets expend energy quickly, seldom exit large predators, and leave valuable pelts virtually undamaged.

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