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  1. What are the proofs of purchase on the Winchester boxes for?

    Originally they were put on boxes for promotional purposes, but this use has since been discontinued.

  2. Who can I contact to service my older Winchester-Western® trap machine?

    For information/service on past Western® trap machines, you can contact one of the following businesses.

    • B&B Trap (618-288-5385)
    • H&S Precision (605-341-3006)
    • Laporte (800-335-8727)
    • Rhodeside (937-773-5781)

  3. What is the advantage of using moly or Lubalox®?

    Both coatings offer shooters reduced fouling and increased velocity.

  4. Why are most Winchester 270 loads listed under CXP2 classification?

    Winchester has assigned the most common CXP rating to each of our rifle products. However, many of these products actually have much broader applications.

  5. Why is the profile of the bullet that I have different from that of the one in the photo in the Winchester Product Guide?

    Since the Super-X® line of ammunition is loaded in so many different calibers, it is important to keep in mind that the bullets must be tailored with different shapes for different rifle types.

  6. How do I inquire about sponsorships having to do with shooting events, shooting teams, etc.?

    Please put the proposal in writing and mail to us at:

    Winchester Ammunition
    Attn: Shooting Promotions Dept.
    427 N. Shamrock St.
    East Alton, IL 62024

  7. How do I solicit support for a local conservation group event or hunt?

    Please contact your national group office as Winchester provides support at the national level for your organization. Links to many of the national conservation web sites can be found here.

  8. Where can I obtain Winchester patches?

    If you need straight patches for a gun club please write to the following and request a form be sent to you:

    Winchester Ammunition
    Attn: Shooting Promotions Dept.
    427 N. Shamrock St.
    East Alton, IL 62024

  9. Do you have historical information on Winchester cartridges/shotshells?

    Along with the several publications listed on our website in the Recommended Links section, the best information concerning past Winchester shotshells can be obtained by contacting any of the below listed:

    Winchester Arms Collectors Association
    PO Box 230
    Brownsboro,TX 75756
    903-852-4027

    Winchester Club of America
    3070 South Wyandot
    Englewood, CO 80110

    Buffalo Bill Museum
    PO Box 1000
    Cody, WY 82414
    307-587-4771

  10. I have an old Winchester item that is probably a collectible and would like to find out how old it is and what it is worth?

    Winchester Ammunition cannot help you with that information. You will have to contact:

    Winchester Arms Collectors Association
    PO Box 230
    Brownsboro,TX 75756
    903-852-4027

    Winchester Club of America
    3070 South Wyandot
    Englewood, CO 80110

    Buffalo Bill Museum
    PO Box 1000
    Cody, WY 82414
    307-587-4771

  11. Where can I find information on old cartridge boxes?
  12. I am a Hunter Education Instructor or a NRA instructor. How do I solicit support for my classes?

    Please write to:

    Winchester Ammunition
    Attn: Event Marketing Dept.
    427 N. Shamrock St.
    East Alton, IL 62024

  13. Our shooting range requires the use of WinClean® in their house guns and I have experienced great accuracy, is that due to the lead-free primer?

    Actually, the improved accuracy is due to the profile of the BEB bullet which is essentially a truncated cone profile known for high accuracy.

  14. Winchester used to make marine distress signal launchers and meteors. Who do I contact about them now?

    Please contact Orion Safety Products at 800-851-5260.

  15. Where can I find information on the Winchester Mystery House in California?

    Information is available at http://www.winchestermysteryhouse.com/

  16. How do I become a distributor for Winchester Ammunition?

    Write to:

    Winchester Ammunition
    Attn: Sales Dept.
    427 N. Shamrock St
    East Alton, IL 62024

  17. Can you supply a MSDS sheet for ammunition?

    Yes, they are located here.