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Bigcountry02 03-05-2011 04:34 AM

Winchester Recalls Ranger Law Enforcement Ammo!
 
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Winchester Recalls Ranger Law Enforcement Ammo

Shooting Wire

Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling six (6) lots of its RANGERŪ 223 Remington 64 Grain Power-PointŪ (PP) centerfire rifle ammunition (Symbol Number RA223R2).

Lot Numbers (last four characters): DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41, and DK51

Through extensive evaluation Winchester has determined the above lots of RANGERŪ Law Enforcement ammunition may contain incorrect propellant. Incorrect propellant in this ammunition may cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable, and subject the shooter or bystanders to a risk of serious personal injury when fired.

DO NOT USE WINCHESTERŪ RANGERŪ 223 REMINGTON 64 GRAIN POWER-POINTŪ AMMUNITION THAT HAS A LOT NUMBER ENDING IN DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41 or DK51. The ammunition Lot Number is ink stamped inside the right tuck flap of the 20-round carton, as indicated here:

To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the Lot Number. If the last four characters of the Lot Number are DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41 or DK51 immediately discontinue use and contact Winchester toll-free at 866-423-5224 to arrange for replacement ammunition and free UPS pick-up of the recalled ammunition.

This notice applies only to RANGERŪ 223 Remington 64 Grain Power-PointŪ centerfire rifle ammunition with lot numbers ending in DK01, DK11, DK21, DK31, DK41, and DK51. Other Symbol Numbers or Lot Numbers are not subject to this recall.

If you have any questions concerning this RANGERŪ Law Enforcement ammunition recall please call toll-free 866-423-5224, write to Winchester (600 Powder Mill Road, East Alton, IL 62024 Attn: RA223R2 Recall), or visit our website at Winchester Ammunition.

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doctherock 03-05-2011 05:39 AM

I dont have any but this is a good post. Thanks for putting it up here. I know there are some guys here that use that ammo.


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