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Winchester Power Point Max

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Ammo Specifications

Calibre: 22 LR
Muzzle Velocity: 1320fps
Weight: 42gr
Bullet Type: Copper Plated HP
Rounds Per Box: 50/500
Rounds Per Case: 5000

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The Winchester Power Point Max, manufactured by Olin Australia Limited, is designed for small game. It is a rimfire ammo that features a one-of-a-kind 42-grain, Power-Point truncated nose hollow point bullet. For hunters seeking ammunition with proven performance, accuracy, and destructive power, Power Points have become the go-to bullets.

More Details About This Ammo

Winchester Power-Point Max is rimfire ammo for use in a .22 calibre long rifle. It has velocity, accuracy, and bullet weight that a hunter could want. In fact, Winchester took these into consideration when they designed the ammo. It is also one of the first commercial ammos to be made in and exported from Australia.

Winchester has been known to design and innovate ammunition products for a long time, and have set the world’s standard in shooting performance. They use advanced technology to manufacture high-quality ammo for all. And to stay competitive when it comes to pricing, Winchester offers value pack ammunition like the Power-Point Max for the price conscious shooter.

“Winchester has been known to design and innovate ammunition products for a long time, and have set the world’s standard in shooting performance.”

The 42 Max load is a Long Rifle, with a truncated-cone style weighing 42 grains. That type of cone design allows for a lighter bullet and smooth feeding, resulting in higher velocities than the traditional round nose. It also less likely to skid off hard matter like bone when striking at an angle. Some users will say it is faster to load than the regular cone, whilst still being safe and accurate.

The hollow point design makes the ammo more lethal. Because of this the Winchester Power-Point Max produces superior expansion when compared to other rimfire bullets, which results in outstanding terminal performance. This, plus the ammo’s affordability, make the ammo one of the most popular in the market.

The ammo features copper plating which means easy gun clean-up, meaning less metal fouling in the barrel than if the bullet was made with cast lead. But what makes the Winchester Power-Point is it can be loaded at higher velocities of 1,320 fps when most copper-plated bullets can only withstand, at most, 1,200 fps. While the this type of plating comes cheaper than full-metal jacketed bullets, it doesn’t take away from its accuracy and deadly force.

When it comes to muzzle energy — the force from which the bullet is expelled from the muzzle of the gun — the Winchester Power-Point Max comes at 162 ft. lbs. Muzzle energy is most often used to measure the destructive power of a bullet. Because of the heavier Power-Point Max .22 LR, the muzzle energy is higher than the average .22 LR bullets, which comes to about 117 ft. lbs.

The general review is that the 42-grain copper jacketed, hollow point penetrates 11 to 12 inches in the ballistic gel. It reliably expands to around .295 of an inch, and leaves a 6-inch long, 3-inch wide channel in the ballistic gel when the hollowpoint enlarges after about half an inch in.

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