Winchester Ammunition is expanding its long-running Super X line of shotshells to include two new loadings in 28 gauge for 2016. The lightweight, mild recoil and smaller size of the 28-gauge shotgun makes it an increasingly popular option for upland hunters whether busting roosters in tight cover or swinging smooth on a covey of quail. For these hunters (and any looking for new challenge), Winchester Ammunition’s Super X and 28 gauge shotguns are the perfect upland hunting companions.
Both new 28-gauge loads will be chambered as a 2¾-inch round with 3/4-ounce of either No. 5 or No. 6 shot. Both loads will deliver speeds of 1,295 feet per second, yet will operate as a reduced recoil load, perfect for those shooters who prefer the lighter recoil and easy handling characteristics of this classic gauge.
“The Winchester Super X line of ammunition is one of the most recognized brands on store shelves, and no doubt these new offerings will be a welcome addition to the line for those upland hunters who are rediscovering the fun and challenge of hunting with the diminutive 28 gauge,” said Brett Flaugher, Winchester Ammunition vice president of marketing, sales and strategy.
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