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Remington, .243 Winchester Premier Core-Lokt Ultra Bonded ammunition features a bullet in a class of its own. Developed and designed by Remington’s industry-leading R&D staff. Core-Lokt Ultra Bonded offers hunters the unique combination of excellent accuracy, superb weight retention and expansion with overall superior terminal results. The bonded bullet retains up to 95% of its original weight with maximum penetration and energy transfer. Featuring a progressively tapered jacket design, the Core-Lokt Ultra Bonded bullet initiates and controls expansion nearly 2x.

.243 Winchester Core-Lokt Ultra Bonded Ammunition Ballistics & Usage:
Manufacturers
Recommended
Cartridge Usage:
Bullet
Wght.
Grains
Bullet
Bal.
Coef.
Muzzle
Vel.
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Traj.
200 Yds.
Inches
Traj.
250 Yds.
Inches
Thin Skinned
Big Game
100.373 2,9601,9450- 3.3- 7.0
Long Range Ballistics Chart:
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
2,960
2,709
2,473
2,248
2,035
1,835
F.P.S.
Bullet Energy:
1,945
1,630
1,358
1,122
919
747
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ 1.6"
0"
- 7.3"
- 21.5"
- 44.2"
IN.
Effective Range For Thin Skinned Big Game: 265 Yards

Remington, .243 Winchester Core-Lokt bullet design is the original controlled-expansion bullet and one of the most effective ever developed. Its progressively tapered copper jacket is locked to a solid lead core, promoting perfectly controlled expansion and high weight retention for absolutely dependable on-game results.
 Core-Lokt Pointed Soft Point - Spitzer shape profile for improved velocity and flatter trajectory. Bullet cores are mechanically locked in place to provide deep penetration. Jackets designed for progressive, reliable expansion to almost twice the original diameter.

.243 Winchester Pointed Soft Point Ammunition Ballistics & Usage:
Manufacturers
Recommended
Cartridge Usage:
Bullet
Wght.
Grains
Bullet
Bal.
Coef.
Muzzle
Vel.
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Traj.
200 Yds.
Inches
Traj.
250 Yds.
Inches
Thin Skinned
Big Game
100.373 2,9601,9450- 3.3- 7.0
Long Range Ballistics Chart:
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
2,960
2,698
2,451
2,217
1996
1,789
F.P.S.
Bullet Energy:
1,945
1,616
1,334
1,091
884
710
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ 1.7"
0"
- 7.4"
- 22.0"
- 45.3"
IN.
Effective Range For Thin Skinned Big Game: 250 Yards

Remington, .243 Winchester Accutip ammunition along with match-grade precision, delivers an unprecedented combination of very flat trajectory and devastating terminal performance. Accutip™ bullets expand quickly producing an awesome level of transferred energy to dispatch medium and big game. A thicker jacket and harder lead core regulate weight retention and optimize penetration.

.243 Winchester Accutip Ammunition Ballistics & Usage:
Manufacturers
Recommended
Cartridge Usage:
Bullet
Wght.
Grains
Bullet
Bal.
Coef.
Muzzle
Vel.
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Traj.
200 Yds.
Inches
Traj.
250 Yds.
Inches
Thin Skinned
Big Game
95.355 3,1202,0530- 2.8- 6.1
Long Range Ballistics Chart:
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
3,120
2,847
2,591
2,349
2,120
1,904
F.P.S.
Bullet Energy:
2,053
1,710
1,417
1,164
948
765
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ 1.4"
0"
- 6.6"
- 19.5"
- 40.2"
IN.
Effective Range For Thin Skinned Big Game: 285 Yards

Remington, .243 Winchester Swift Scirocco Bonded bullet ammunition which combines polymer tip ballistics with weight retention is a break-through line of big game ammunition that combines many of the best performance features developed over the last half-century. The expansion-generating polymer tip and the boat tail base combine to defy air resistance at the front end, and reduce drag at the back. The progressively thickening, heavy-based, pure copper jacket is bonded to the lead core to preserve bullet integrity and retain over 75% of its weight at all velocities. Finally, the bullet’s precise concentricity and secant ogive nose profile produces excellent accuracy.

.243 Winchester Swift Scirocco Ammunition Ballistics & Usage:
Manufacturers
Recommended
Cartridge Usage:
Bullet
Wght.
Grains
Bullet
Bal.
Coef.
Muzzle
Vel.
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Traj.
200 Yds.
Inches
Traj.
250 Yds.
Inches
Thin Skinned
Big Game
90.390 3,1201,9450- 2.7- 5.9
Long Range Ballistics Chart:
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
3,120
2,871
2,636
2,413
2,201
1,999
F.P.S.
Bullet Energy:
1,945
1,647
1,389
1,164
968
799
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ 1.4"
0"
- 6.4"
- 18.8"
- 38.3"
IN.
Effective Range For Thin Skinned Big Game: 280 Yards

Remington, .243 Winchester Premier Copper Solid ammunition complies with non-toxic regulations, it dispatches big game with lightning authority in any neck of the woods. It delivers extremely deep penetration with nearly 100% weight retention and has a sleek ogive profile with a polymer tip and boat tail base that gives it outstanding flight characteristics. At impact, the polymer tip acts as a wedge, plowing through a built-in expansion chamber and initiating a mushroom that’s consistently 1.8x bullet diameter creating a large terminal wound channel.

.243 Winchester Copper Solid Ammunition Ballistics & Usage:
Manufacturers
Recommended
Cartridge Usage:
Bullet
Wght.
Grains
Bullet
Bal.
Coef.
Muzzle
Vel.
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Traj.
200 Yds.
Inches
Traj.
250 Yds.
Inches
Thin Skinned
Big game
80.299 3,3501,9930- 2.4- 5.3
Long Range Ballistics Chart:
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
3,350
3,011
2,697
2,405
2,130
1,875
F.P.S.
Bullet Energy:
1,993
1,610
1,292
1027
806
624
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ 1.2"
0"
- 6.0"
- 18.0"
- 37.8"
IN.
Effective Range For Thin Skinned Big Game: 230 Yards

Remington, .243 Winchester Core-Lokt bullet design is the original controlled-expansion bullet and one of the most effective ever developed. Its progressively tapered copper jacket is locked to a solid lead core, promoting perfectly controlled expansion and high weight retention for absolutely dependable on-game results.
 The Core-Lokt Soft Point shape provides broad frontal area for high energy impact and rapid expansion. Bullet cores are “Lokt” in place to provide deep penetration. Jackets designed for progressive, reliable expansion to almost twice the original diameter.

.243 Winchester Soft Point Ammunition Ballistics & Usage:
Manufacturers
Recommended
Cartridge Usage:
Bullet
Wght.
Grains
Bullet
Bal.
Coef.
Muzzle
Vel.
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Traj.
200 Yds.
Inches
Traj.
250 Yds.
Inches
Varmint & Predator80.255 3,3501,9930- 2.5- 5.6
Long Range Ballistics Chart:
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
3,350
2,955
2,594
2,260
1,952
1,672
F.P.S.
Bullet Energy:
1,993
1,551
1,195
908
677
496
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ 1.3"
0"
- 6.4"
- 19.8"
- 42.3"
IN.
Effective Range For Varmint & Predator: 500 Yards

Remington, .243 Winchester Power-Lokt Hollow Point Ammunition delivers top performance for small game and varmint hunting. The thin copper jacket is electrolytically plated to the lead core for near-perfect concentricity and gyroscopic balance. Offers long-range pinpoint accuracy. Copper jacket electrolytically plated to lead core, forming a perfectly balanced, concentric projectile for true flight. Superior accuracy and rapid, total expansion make Power-Lokt ideal for long-range varmint shooting. Instant bullet break-up minimizes ricochet.

.243 Winchester Power-Lokt Ammunition Ballistics & Usage:
Manufacturers
Recommended
Cartridge Usage:
Bullet
Wght.
Grains
Bullet
Bal.
Coef.
Muzzle
Vel.
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Traj.
200 Yds.
Inches
Traj.
250 Yds.
Inches
Varmint & Predator80.255 3,3501,9930- 2.5- 5.6
Long Range Ballistics Chart:
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
3,350
2,955
2,594
2,260
1,952
1,672
F.P.S.
Bullet Energy:
1,993
1,551
1,195
908
677
496
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ 1.3"
0"
- 6.4"
- 19.8"
- 42.3"
IN.
Effective Range For Varmint & Predator: 500 Yards

Remington, .243 Winchester AccuTip-V ammunition combines superb flight characteristics and match-grade accuracy with a design optimized for explosive on-game results. At impact, AccuTip’s gold polymer tip is driven rearward causing the thin jacket and soft lead core to fragment violently in varmint size animals.

.243 Winchester AccuTip-V Ammunition Ballistics & Usage:
Manufacturers
Recommended
Cartridge Usage:
Bullet
Wght.
Grains
Bullet
Bal.
Coef.
Muzzle
Vel.
Fps.
Muzzle
Energy
Ft. lbs.
Rifle
Zero
100 Yds.
Traj.
200 Yds.
Inches
Traj.
250 Yds.
Inches
Varmint & Predator75.330 3,3751,8970- 2.2- 5.0
Long Range Ballistics Chart:
Range
Muzzle
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
3,375
3,065
2,776
2,506
2,251
2,011
F.P.S.
Bullet Energy:
1,897
1,564
1,284
1,046
844
673
FT. LBS.
Bullet Trajectory:
- 1.5"
+ 1.1"
0"
- 5.7"
- 16.9"
- 35.0"
IN.
Effective Range For Varmint & Predator: 500 Yards

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