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Winchester Ammunition 2009 New Product Offerings

Winchester Ammunition

Winchester Ammunition

East Alton, IL – -(AmmoLand.com)- Winchester® Ammunition designed its 2009 new products to meet the demands of all hunters and shooters and will provide innovative introductions in shotgun slugs, bigbore handgun hunting, lead-free loads, centerfire rifle for whitetail hunters, as well as personal protection rounds.

Winchester® Supreme Elite® Dual Bond™
The new Winchester® Supreme Elite® Dual Bond™ will redefine bullet technology for big bore handgun hunting, as well as the shotgun slug product lines. The ‘bullet within a bullet’ design results in a 12 segment upset, which delivers dramatic stopping power and massive tissue damage. The Dual Bond is suitable for whitetail deer to large dangerous game and is available in the following: 20 ga 2¾ in. 260g DJHP

  • 20 ga 3 in. 260g DJHP
  • 12 ga 2¾ in. 375g DJHP
  • 12 ga 3 in. 375g DJHP
  • 454 Casull 260g DJHP
  • 460 S&W 260g DJHP
  • 500 S&W 375g DJHP

Bonded PDX1™ Personal Protection
The new Winchester® Supreme Elite Bonded PDX1™ is engineered to maximize terminal ballistics, as defined by the demanding FBI test protocol, which simulates real-world threats. The bullet technology, which was chosen by the FBI as their primary service round in 40 S&W, is now available in a full line of popular handgun calibers. The new Winchester Bonded PDX1 is offered in 9mm, 40 Smith & Wesson, 45 automatic and .38 Special. 9mm Luger +P 124g

  • 9mm Luger 147g
  • 40 S&W 165g
  • 40 S&W 180g
  • 45 Auto 230g
  • 38 Special +P 130g

The Xpediter™
Winchester® Ammunition is pleased to announce the Xpediter™. The Xpediter, part of the Supreme line, is Winchester’s fastest lead 22 long rifle varmint and small game round. Muzzle velocity of 1,640 feet per second

  • Bullet weight: 32 grain
  • Nickel plated shell case
  • Plated hollow point
  • 50 round plastic pack

Super-X® Power Max Bonded™
Super-X® Power Max Bonded™ is specifically designed for the whitetail deer hunter and takes the time-proven jacketed bullet design to a new level of performance at an affordable price. Protected hollow point PHP design

  • Lead core bonded to jacket with proprietary process
  • Massive frontal area of mushroom is more than double original diameter
  • Lead remains bonded to jacket after impact

New Super Target Load
Winchester® Ammunition is adding a 12-gauge, 2¾-inch, 1-ounce load to the Super-Target line. 12 ga., 2¾ in. and 1 oz.

  • Shot sizes: 7.5, 8 and 9
  • 1,180 Feet Per Second
  • 25 rounds per box

Winchester® E-Tip® Line
To continue meeting all of the demands of hunters across North America, Winchester is expanding its E-Tip line by producing lead-free ammunition in: .270 Winchester

  • .300 Win. Mag
  • 7mm

Winchester® Super-X® .223 (Tin Core)

The new .223 is a part of the Winchester® SUPER-X® line. This product uses a patented tin core technology to achieve a totally lead-free bullet. Muzzle velocity: 3,050 feet per second

  • Bullet weight: 55 grain
  • Rounds per box: 20

Xpert® Game and Target Steel Shot
Winchester has added the following loads to the Xpert® Game and Target Steel Shot line: 12 gauge, 2¾ inch, 1–1/8-ounce, #6 and #7 shot, muzzle velocity of 1,280 feet per second

  • 28 gauge, 2¾ inch, 5/8-ounce, #6 and #7 shot, muzzle velocity of 1,300 feet per second
  • 410 gauge, 3 inch, 3/8-ounce, #6 shot, muzzle velocity of 1,400 feet per second

Super-X .22 Rimfire Line (Tin Core)

Winchester® Ammunition will offer three lightning-fast, lead-free rimfire bullets, chambered for both .22 Win. Mag and .22 Long Rifle (LR) cartridges, beginning in 2009. 28 grain JHP .22 Win. Mag

  • 30 grain THP (Tin Hollow Point), .22 LR
  • 30 grain TRN (Tin Round Nose), .22 LR

About:
The company who brought to life “the Gun that Won the West” is the same company who today continues to supply sportsmen with the best sporting ammunition in the world.

In December, 1980, the company’s board of directors authorized the restructuring of the Winchester Group to allow Olin to better focus more of the company’s resources on Winchester’s sporting and defense ammunition business. With this restructuring, Winchester’s U.S. sporting arms business, which had been part of the company for nearly half a century, was set up as a freestanding operation. In July, 1981, it was sold to the U.S. Repeating Arms Company in New Haven, Connecticut, which now produces Winchester brand rifles and shotguns under license from Olin Corporation.

In 1991, Olin’s Winchester Division again played a part during a war. When the Persian Gulf War broke out, Winchester provided a large amount of the ammunition used by U.S. troops during this conflict.

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