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WINCHESTER INTRODUCES VARMINT 17 HMR LEAD-FREE BULLET

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Winchester® Ammunition takes varmint hunting to a new level in 2011 by adding 17HMR to the Varmint Lead-Free ammunition hunting lineup.

This new lead-free load by Winchester Ammunition features a 15.5 grain bullet designed with a Polymer Tip for ultra-flat trajectories and delivers a blistering 2550 fps velocity. The Varmint LF uses a non-corrosive primer and clean burning powder to generate a sure-fire ignition every time.

“The NTX® Polymer Tip technology assures highly accurate, flat shooting bullets at all ranges,” said Brett Flaugher, vice president of sales and marketing for Winchester Ammunition.  “ We work hard to offer the most innovative rimfire ammunition, and our offerings continue to expand for small game hunters and shooters.”

The new Varmint LF Bullet features:

  • Velocity: 2550
  • Grains: 15.5
  • Bullet Type: Lead Free NTX® polymer tip jacketed hollow point
  • Cartridge: 17HMR
  • Availability: 2011

For more information about Winchester and its complete line of products, visit www.winchester.com.

Free Winchester® Ammunition Ballistics Calculator Available on the iPhone

iPhone users can now download the Winchester® Ammunition award-winning Ballistics Calculator for free. Winchester has taken all of the features and functionality from its Web site version of the Ballistics Calculator and developed a user-friendly interface for the iPhone.

The iPhone version of Winchester’s Ballistics Calculator will allow users to choose their type of ammunition and compare up to three different Winchester products with easy-to-read, high-tech ballistic charts and graphs. You can customize shooting conditions by entering wind speed and outside temperature, adjust zero marks for sighting in.

The Web based calculator is also live at www.winchester.com/ballistics.

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Jonathan Harling – jonathan@chevalier-adv.com
Cj Davis – cjdavis@chevalier-adv.com

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