Winchester To Offer Lead-Free Bullet .223 Rem
Winchester Ammunition – -(OutdoorWire.com)- Increased customer demand and regional lead-free regulation combined with the growth of varmint hunting have resulted in the need for a new lead-free bullet, the .223 Rem from Winchester® Ammunition. The new .223 Rem is a part of the Winchester SUPER-X® line. This product uses a patented tin core technology to achieve a totally lead-free bullet.
“Shooters and hunters require lead-free ammunition in various regions of the U.S., and it is our goal to make sure they have a legal, high-performance product,” said Glen Weeks, Centerfire Product Manager for Winchester Ammunition. “Our goal with this new .223 Rem product, as well as all of our lead-free offerings, is to make sure that shooters have a wide range of Winchester lead-free products available.”
Winchester offers a diverse line of lead-free ammunition in shotshell, centerfire handgun, centerfire rifle and .22 caliber, including the recently expanded E-Tip selection, new .22 LR and .22 Win. Magnum offerings.
The new SUPER-X .223 Rem lead-free features:
– Muzzle velocity: 3,050 feet per second
– Bullet weight: 55 grains
– Rounds per box: 20
– Symbol: X223RT
– Availability: Spring 2009
For more information about Winchester Ammunition and its complete line of products, visit www.winchester.com
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