Winchester Ammunition Launches Two 22LR Loads In 2009
East Alton, IL – -(AmmoLand.com)- Winchester® Ammunition recently expanded its rimfire ammunition line for hunters and shooters by launching two new .22 Long Rifle (LR) loads; the new Hyper Speed HP™ .22 LR and the 555 round .22 LR bulk pack.
The new Winchester Hyper Speed HP™ .22 LR features a 40-grain, plated hollow point bullet, with a muzzle velocity of 1,435 feet per second (fps). This load provides plenty of punch for improved penetration on small game and pests. This round is also designed to provide consistent hunting accuracy and small game stopping power.
The new Hyper Speed HP™ .22 LR features:
• 40-grain, plated hollow point bullet
• Muzzle velocity of 1,435 fps
• Boxed in convenient 100-round plastic tray
• Symbol number: XHV22LR
Also in the line-up for small game hunting, plinking and target shooting is Winchester Ammunition’s 36 gr., copper plated hollow point in the 555-round bulk pack. This round features a copper plated hollow point bullet to reduce fouling and has a muzzle velocity of 1,280 fps. for improved cycling in semi-automatics.
The new .22 LR 555 Round Bulk Pack features:
• 36-grain, copper plated hollow point bullet
• Muzzle velocity of 1,280 fps
• 555 rounds per box
• Symbol number: 22LR555HP
Winchester® ammunition was first introduced in 1866; 143 years later rimfire is the world’s most popular ammunition. The company offers a wide selection of rimfire products ideal for precision target shooting, silhouettes, plinking, small-game and varmint hunting, and pest control.
For more information about Winchester Ammunition and its complete line of products visit www.winchester.com.
Winchester is Proud to be a Leader in the Shooting Sports
Winchester® Ammunition pledged $500,000 to permanently endow the NRA’s Marksmanship Qualification Program, thus becoming the exclusive sponsor of the officially renamed Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program.
The Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program is a self-paced shooting development program. Open to adults and youngsters alike, the program measures an individual’s shooting proficiency against established par scores in 13 courses of fire across three disciplines: pistol, rifle and shotgun.
By supporting the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program, Winchester is providing everyone the chance to explore the benefits that hunting and the shooting sports have to offer.
To learn more about the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program, please call 800-672-3888 ext. 1505 or visit www.nrahq.org/youth.
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.