SHOT Show: New Ammo for 2017

By author of Brow Tines and Backstrap

Looking to Change Things Up in the Ammo Department?

Winchester Deer Season XP

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1 | Winchester Deer Season XP

Winchester’s new Deer Season XP took the world by storm a couple seasons ago. It has since then been the premier deer hunting round on the market. Now, starting in 2017, it is offered in .223 Remington and 6.5 Creedmoor.

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Winchester LongBeard XR

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2 | Winchester LongBeard XR

Winchester LongBeard XR is no new load. But it too has a list of new offerings for 2017. It’s now offered in 20 gauge. The 12-gauge load is pictured above, but in the 20-gauge load, it comes in 5- and 6-shot sizes. Also new for 2017 is a 2¾-inch 12-gauge load in 5-shot.

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Hornady Black

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3 | Hornady Black

The new Hornady Black load is versatile, optimized for performance and features high-quality cases and primers. This round is available in many calibers including: .223 Rem, 5.56 NATO, 6.5 Grendel, 6.8 SPC, .300 Blackout, .308 Win, 7.62x39, 5.45x39, .450 Bushmaster, 12-gauge 00 buckshot, and is offered in numerous grain options.

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Federal Premium Edge TLR

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4 | Federal Premium Edge TLR

This is a new load from Federal Premium designed for long-range efficiency. The new Edge TLR utilizes the Slipstream polymer tip. This helps improve expansion upon impact at longer ranges. It’s available in .308 Win, .30-06 Win., .300 Win Mag and .300 Win. Short Mag.

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Federal Premium Black Cloud

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5 | Federal Premium Black Cloud

Black Cloud is not a new load from Federal Premium, but it has been changed. The new 12-gauge, 3-inch 2 shot wad design is now compatible with most any chokes. The FliteControl Flex wad and FliteStopper technology work with other choke options, now.

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Federal Premium Hunter Match

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6 | Federal Premium Hunter Match

The new Hunter Match from Federal Premium is a .22 long rifle load with increased long-range accuracy. It’s been created for optimal performance, penetration and expansion out to 100 yards. It’s a hollow-point hunting bullet with efficiency unlike anything we’ve seen in the .22 caliber.

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Nosler .22 Ammo

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7 | Nosler .22 Ammo

Nosler has long been a force in the ammunition world. Now, they’re offering a new .22-caliber load that is accurate. Its design is crafted in such a manner that is very dependable. You can trust it when firing it through your firearms.

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Firearms and ammunition make the outdoor world go ‘round. We fire millions of rounds every year, and we all get excited when new ammo options hit the markets. That’s why we walked the aisles of the 2017 SHOT Show to find some of the latest and greatest in the ammo world. Check out what we found below.

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