RWS novelties 2020: RWS Field Line-Cartridges

RWS rimfire cartridges

Two 100% lead free first class hunting cartridges extend the RWS Field line.

For all those who wish or are required to refrain from using traditional leaded ammunition, RWS has developed two 100% lead free rimfire rounds. With the new cartridges High Velocity Green and High Velocity Green Fragmentation, RWS leads the innovation in lead free .22lr ammunition. The rounds extend the RWS rimfire field line in order to satisfy the actual and future needs of all hunters and plinkers. By using a highly innovative bullet, effective hunting can be guaranteed as it is known from lead containing rimfire cartridges.

RWS rimfire cartridges – Two 100% lead free first class hunting cartridges extend the RWS Field line.

The new RWS High Velocity Green cartridge has an astonishing penetration with up to 58% increased velocity. The 100% lead free round convinces with an extremely high shocking power and is suitable for small game hunters and plinkers. The cartridge features a 1.6g/24.7gr zinc copper-plated bullet and a nickel-plated brass case. It has been developed for single shot, bold action and semi-auto rifles.

Key features at a glance:

  • 100% green; lead free primer and bullet
  • Astonishing penetration with up to 58% increased velocity
  • Copper-plated Zinc solid bullet for hunting and plinking
  • Nickel-plated case for better gun cycling
  • Suitable for bold action, single shot and semiauto rifles

The new RWS High Velocity Green Fragmentation cartridge has an astonishing penetration with up to 58% increased velocity. Due to the fragmentation of the bullet upon impact, the cartridge has a unique knockdown power in the .22lr segment. The 100% lead free cartridge features a 1.6g/24.7gr zinc copper-plated hollow point bullet and a nickel-plated brass case. It has been developed for hunters who use single shot and bold action rifles.

Key features at a glance:

  • 100% green; lead free primer and bullet
  • Astonishing penetration with up to 58% increased velocity
  • Fragmenting zinc bullet with the highest rate of knock down power
  • Copper-plated Zinc Fragmentation bullet for hunting
  • Nickel plated case for better gun cycling
  • Suitable for bold action and single shot actions

Available cartridges

Item No. Name Calibre Bullet Bullet weight [g/gr] V0 [m/sec] E0 [J] Content per box [pcs.]
2413817 High Velocity Green .22 LR Zink, verkupfert 1,6 / 24,7 520 210 50
2413818 High Velocity Green Fragmentation .22 LR Zink, verkupfert, HP Fragm. 1,6 / 24,7 520 210 50

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