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STOP THE THREAT™ WINCHESTER ANNOUNCES NEW SHOTSHELL PERSONAL DEFENSE AMMUNITION

Winchester® Ammunition launches a line of personal defense shotshell ammunition in 2010 with two new products: the Supreme Elite® PDX1™ shotshells in 410 and 12 gauge. 

12/24/2009

Winchester® Ammunition launches the most innovative line of personal defense shotshell ammunition in 2010 with two new products: the Supreme Elite® PDX1™ shotshells in 410 and 12 gauge. Both loads deliver threat-stopping power and offer customers more ammunition choices for personal defense.

“Winchester is a leader in technology and these two new personal defense rounds are the most innovative shotshell products available today,” said Brett Flaugher, Winchester Ammunition vice president of sales and marketing. “Both shotshell loads achieved excellent results in our test facility and we are extremely excited to offer them to our customers.”

PDX1™ in 410 Gauge

Highly effective in both shotguns and 410 compatible handguns, the PDX1 in 410 gauge features a distinctive black hull and black oxide high-base head and combines three plated Defense Disc™ projectiles and 12 pellets of plated BB shot. The result is the ideal personal protection load for short range engagement with the performance needed to stop threats. This load is also suitable for varmint hunting and pest control. Designed for use in the Taurus Judge, this new personal defense round provides maximum protection at close range.

• 410 ga. 2 1/2”, 3 Defense Disc™ projectiles with 12 BBs
• 10 rd box
• Availability: February 2010

PDX1 in 12 Gauge

The 12-gauge Supreme Elite® PDX1 features a distinctive black hull, black oxide high-base head and 3 pellets of Grex® buffered 00 plated buckshot nested on top of a 1 oz rifled slug. The result is the ideal, tight patterning personal defense load. The slug/buckshot combination provides optimum performance at short and longer ranges while compensating for aim error.

• 12 ga. Slug/Buck combo
• Load:  12 gauge 2-3/4” 1 oz rifled slug with 3 pellets 00 Buck- buffered
• 10 rd box
• Availability: March 2010

For more information about Winchester and its complete line of products, visit www.winchester.com.