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Sierra Bullets
Type Private
Founded 1947
Headquarters Sedalia, Missouri, United States
Area served Worldwide
Products Bullets
Revenue $10M–$25M in sales
Employees 50–100 employees

Founded in 1947 in California, Sierra Bullets is an American manufacturer of bullets intended for firearms. Based in Sedalia, Missouri since 1990, Sierra manufactures a very wide range of bullets for both rifles and pistols. Sierra bullets are used for precision target shooting, hunting and defense purposes. Available calibers range from .204 Ruger through to .500 S&W Magnum.[1]

All Sierra bullet jackets are made from gilding metal. Depending on requirements, bullet cores are manufactured using one of four different lead alloys:[1]

  • 6% antimony, 4% tin, 90% lead
  • 6% antimony, 94% lead
  • 3% antimony, 97% lead
  • 1.5% antimony, 98.5% lead


  1. ^ a b History: Sierra Bullets - A Tradition of Precision, Sierra Bullets. Accessed 22 June 2009.

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