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.22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire: Handgun or Rifle.

22 Magnum Rifle Cartridge:
 The .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire was introduced in the 1950s by Winchester, and it was the only successful rimfire cartridge introduced in the 20th century as it was quickly chambered in handguns and rifles. The .22 Magnum when chambered in a rifle gives its users many oppurtunities for a wide selection of ammunition.

 Hornady with its great success in smaller rimfire calibers took a look at the .22 Magnum and decided that they could offer ammunition superior to factory 40 grain bullet loadings. The strength of the .22 Magnum casing allows for higher pressure levels, what was needed were some lighter bullets for a flatter trajectory.

 On the other end of the .22 Magnum spectrum would be a possibly slightly heavier bullet designed for deeper penetration with excellent expansion qualities as well. Hornady filled in these gaps with their new .22 magnum ammunition line.

Specifications:
Bullet Diameter: .224 Inch.
Case Length: 1.052 Inches.
Cartridge Overall Length: 1.350 Inches.

Ballistics:
Rifle Barrel Length: 24 Inches.
Ammuntion Used For Ballistics: Hornady 45 grain FTX.
FTX: Flex Tip Extreme Expansion.

This is a ballistics chart for the 22 magnum rifle cartridge:
Bullet diameter: .224 inch.
Bullet weight: 45 grains.
Bullet ballistic coeffecient: .110.
Bullet muzzle velocity: 1,700 feet per second.
Bullet muzzle energy: 289 foot pounds.
This is a bullet velocity chart for the 22 magnum rifle cartridge:
Range
25 yds.
50 yds.
75 yds.
100 yds.
150 yds.
200 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
1550
1413
1292
1189
1043
951
fps.
This is a bullet trajectory chart for the 22 magnum rifle cartridge:
Range
25 yds.
50 yds.
75 yds.
100 yds.
150 yds.
200 yds.
Yards
Bullet Drop:
0
+ .6"
+ .1"
- 1.8"
- 10.2"
- 26.7"
in.
This is a bullet energy chart for the 22 magnum rifle cartridge:
Range
25 yds.
50 yds.
75 yds.
100 yds.
150 yds.
200 yds.
Yards
Bullet Energy:
240
200
167
141
109
90
ft. lbs.

Usage:
H.I.T.S. value of 81, rating is based on 50 yard impact velocity.

Ballistics:
Rifle Barrel Length: 24 Inches.
Ammuntion Used For Ballistics: Hornady 30 grain V-MAX.

This is a ballistics chart for the 22 magnum rifle cartridge:
Bullet diameter: .224 inch.
Bullet weight: 30 grains.
Bullet ballistic coeffecient: .095.
Bullet muzzle velocity: 2,200 feet per second.
Bullet muzzle energy: 322 foot pounds.
This is a bullet velocity chart for the 22 magnum rifle cartridge:
Range
25 yds.
50 yds.
75 yds.
100 yds.
150 yds.
200 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
1992
1798
1618
1454
1189
1026
fps.
This is a bullet trajectory chart for the 22 magnum rifle cartridge:
Range
25 yds.
50 yds.
75 yds.
100 yds.
150 yds.
200 yds.
Yards
Bullet Drop:
0
+ .9"
+ 1.2"
+ .6"
- 3.9"
- 14.5"
in.
This is a bullet energy chart for the 22 magnum rifle cartridge:
Range
25 yds.
50 yds.
75 yds.
100 yds.
150 yds.
200 yds.
Yards
Bullet Energy:
264
215
174
141
94
70
ft. lbs.

Usage:
H.I.T.S. value of 46, rating is based on 50 yard impact velocity.











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