Winchester .22LR Recall

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Re: Winchester .22LR Recall

Post by blackeagle603 » Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:29 pm

Got a couple old bolties that might be up to the task.


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Re: Winchester .22LR Recall

Post by Greg » Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:48 pm

blackeagle603 wrote:Got a couple old bolties that might be up to the task.


Hold my beer... I'm going for duct tape and some rebar wire...
Or a K-frame. :o
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Re: Winchester .22LR Recall

Post by Cybrludite » Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:37 am

Darrell wrote:I would think the major ammo manufacturers would have the process down such that the powder used would fill the case or close with a single charge. Don't some reloaders do that, use a powder bulky enough to prevent double charges?
Big difference when you're loading 100 rounds a month versus loading 100,000 a day. Halve the volume of powder, and you're probably halving your powder costs. A couple of cents per round adds up to some real money when you're loading that many rounds a day.
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Re: Winchester .22LR Recall

Post by 308Mike » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:04 pm

For those who might not have checked their stocks of .22 ammo yet, I just wanted to point out that if you have some of the recalled ammo - you only have to call their number to schedule a FREE UPS Pick-Up of the ammo (and likely replacement ammo on the same truck):
To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the Symbol Number and Lot Number. If it is Symbol Number S22LRT with a Lot Number containing GD42L or GD52L immediately discontinue use and contact Winchester toll-free at 866-423-5224 or visit http://www.winchester.com/Product-Servi ... ct-Us.aspx for free UPS pick-up of the recalled ammunition.
I'm guessing the word hasn't been getting out too well 'cause they have a 1/2 page ad in the latest American Rifleman magazine (May 2014, on page 46). They WANT those lots back (and I can't blame them)!
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Re: Winchester .22LR Recall

Post by Netpackrat » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:07 pm

I'm gonna guess that like every other ammo recall, that's not applicable in Alaska.
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