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Lightfield’s New MAG-20 Hard Hitting 20 Gauge

Lightfield’s New MAG-20 Hard Hitting 20 Gauge

In the past few years the 20 ga. shotgun slug has been getting a lot of attention. Improvements in performance that trickled down from the 12 ga. technology, combined with lighter guns and less recoil than the 12 ga., have given the 20 ga. a significantly greater presence in the deer woods. The typical 20 ga. sabot slug, based on a 45-caliber pistol bullet design, is more efficient than a 12 ga. In terms of ballistics. In fact, on paper,…

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Lightfield’s New Mag-20 Is The Biggest, Hardest Hitting 20-Gauge On The Market Today

Lightfield’s New Mag-20 Is The Biggest, Hardest Hitting 20-Gauge On The Market Today

JPG (lo-res) – TIF (hi-res) JPG Press Release Word Doc FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2011 MEDIA INQUIRIES: Brian Smith Ph: 800-708-2850 bsmith@LITFLD.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it In the past few years the 20 ga. shotgun slug has been getting a lot of attention. Improvements in performance that trickled down from the 12 ga. technology, combined with lighter guns and less recoil than the 12 ga., have given the 20 ga….

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Speer Expands Gold Dot Short Barrel Line With .22 WMR Personal Protection Rounds

Speer Expands Gold Dot Short Barrel Line With .22 WMR Personal Protection Rounds

LEWISTON, Idaho – Speer® introduces a new Gold Dot® Short Barrel® Personal Protection offering. The .22 Win. Mag. hollow point rounds provide reliable expansion and penetration for use in self defense situations. These new rimfire options are now available. Gold Dot Standard of Personal Protection Speer Gold Dot has gained a reputation for high-performance ammunition and brings Personal Protection rounds to the rimfire platform for the first time. The Gold Dot’s reliable expansion and toughness make it suitable for the…

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Federal® Ammunition Introduces Pink Top Gun® Shotshells to Support Breast Cancer Research

Federal® Ammunition Introduces Pink Top Gun® Shotshells to Support Breast Cancer Research

ANOKA, Minn. – Federal® Ammunition introduces new pink hull Top Gun® Target loads in support of fighting breast cancer. The 12-gauge special edition target loads are part of the mission to find a cure. They are on store shelves now. To get a sneak peek of them rolling off the loaders and going out the door, video of these unique shells can be seen at http://www.youtube.com/user/federalpremiumammo. Hulls for Healing An on-box royalty program sends proceeds directly to breast cancer research….

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Wilson Combat Introduces 7.62×40 WT Cartridge and Rifle

Wilson Combat Introduces 7.62×40 WT Cartridge and Rifle

Available now from Wilson Combat – The 7.62×40 WT (Wilson Tactical) is an all new powerful .30 caliber cartridge solution for the standard AR-15 rifle platform that is inherently accurate, low recoil and only requires one unique part – a new barrel. The 7.62×40 WT works with all other standard pattern 5.56 AR components and is completely reliable with the new Lancer® L5 AWM magazines as modified by Wilson Combat. Ideal for Hunting and Tactical Use The wide range of…

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Winchester Adds Varmint HE 3/1 Segmenting Bullet To Rimfire Line-Up

Winchester Adds Varmint HE 3/1 Segmenting Bullet To Rimfire Line-Up

Winchester® Ammunition continues to pioneer innovation and expand its rimfire offerings in 2011 by adding the Varmint HE™ 3/1 Segmenting expansion bullet to its rimfire hunting lineup. The unique 3/1 segment design exclusive to Winchester, features a 37 gr plated HP fragmenting expansion bullet that delivers a blistering 1435 fps velocity, optimized for maximum accuracy. The programmed hollow-point fragments include three forward segments, plus a solid rear core designed to provide explosive impact energy plus penetration. In addition, the Varmint…

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Winchester Recalls Ranger Law Enforcement Ammo

Winchester Recalls Ranger Law Enforcement Ammo

Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling six (6) lots of its RANGER® 223 Remington 64 Grain Power-Point® (PP) centerfire rifle ammunition (Symbol Number RA223R2). Lot Numbers (last four characters): DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41, and DK51 Through extensive evaluation Winchester has determined the above lots of RANGER® Law Enforcement ammunition may contain incorrect propellant. Incorrect propellant in this ammunition may cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable, and subject the shooter or bystanders to a risk of serious…

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Federal, American Eagle 45 Auto Product Safety Warning

Federal, American Eagle 45 Auto Product Safety Warning

Certain lots of recently manufactured 45 Auto ammunition may contain an incorrect propellant charge. Use of product from these lots may result in firearm damage and possible serious injury. DO NOT USE PRODUCT FROM THE FOLLOWING LOTS: 38X628 through 38X765 38T401 through 38T414 If you have in your possession any 45 Auto with the following brand names and part numbers, check to see if your ammunition package contains the above lots: American Eagle® (AE45A, AE45N1, or AE45A250), ChampionTM (WM5233), GoldMedal®…

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WINCHESTER INTRODUCES VARMINT 17 HMR LEAD-FREE BULLET

WINCHESTER INTRODUCES VARMINT 17 HMR LEAD-FREE BULLET

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,”…

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Winchester Expands PDX1 Defender Line of Ammunition

Winchester Expands PDX1 Defender Line of Ammunition

The PDX1® Defender™ line continues to lead the industry in ammunition for personal defense. Winchester® expands its most innovative line to include new cartridges in the following categories: 357 Sig, 357 Mag (centerfire handgun) 223 Rem (centerfire rifle) .410, 3-inch (shotshell) .410/45 Combo Pack Features of PDX1® Defender™ Centerfire Handgun 357 Sig, 357 Mag: Proprietary bonding process-Welds lead and jacket together to work as a unit controlling expansion and providing superior retained weight. Hollow point-Works with the bonding process for…

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