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Received this yesterday, so don't know how old this recall is, or if it belongs in this section.

Use or delete as needed...

PRODUCT WARNING AND RECALL NOTICE

Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling five (5)
lots of its WILDCAT¨ 22 Long Rifle High Velocity Rimfire ammunition (Symbol
Number WW22LR).

Lot Numbers: 3RA42L, 1RH71L, 1RH81L, 2RH81L, and 3RH81L

Through extensive evaluation Winchester has determined the above five (5)
lots of WILDCAT¨ 22 ammunition may contain double powder charges. Double
powder charge weight ammunition may cause firearm damage, rendering the
firearm inoperable, and subject the shooter to a risk of personal injury
when fired.

DO NOT USE WINCHESTER¨ WILDCAT¨ 22 LONG RIFLE HIGH VELOCITY RIMFIRE
AMMUNITION
THAT HAS LOT NUMBERS 3RA42L, 1RH71L, 1RH81L, 2RH81L, OR 3RH81L.
The ammunition Lot Number is imprinted (stamped without ink) on the outside
of the right tuck flap of the 50-round box. To determine if your ammunition
is subject to this notice, review the Lot Number.

If it contains Lot Numbers 3RA42L, 1RH71L, 1RH81L, 2RH81L, or 3RH81L, return
the ammunition to Winchester via United Parcel Service (UPS). Securely pack
the ammunition into a corrugated cardboard box, write "CARTRIDGES, SMALL
ARMS ORM-D" on the outside, and ship to:

Olin Corporation,Winchester Division, Tile Warehouse, Powder Mill Road -
Gate 4A, East Alton, IL 62024 Attention: 22 Caliber Recall

Winchester will send you coupons good for replacement ammunition from your
local Winchester dealer.
This notice applies only to WILDCAT¨ 22 Long Rifle Lot Numbers 3RA42L,
1RH71L, 1RH81L, 2RH81L, and 3RH81L.
Other Symbol Numbers or Lot Numbers are not subject to this recall and
should not be returned to Winchester.If you have any questions concerning
this WILDCAT¨ 22 Long Rifle High Velocity Rimfire ammunition recall please
call toll-free 866-423-5224 (U.S. & Canada), write to the above address, or
visit our website @ http://www.winchester.com.
 
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I returned some Winchester Super X .22 a few years ago because it was very unstable (FTF, FTE, weak ones stopping in the barrel). They stepped up and sent me vouchers, which I turned into satisfactory 12ga shells.

Now this. Not very confidence-inspiring...

I suppose they'll do the same/similar for anyone who returns the recalled stuff (just guessing).

Is this common with Winchester ammo as opposed to other name brands? Any similar issues with Winchester .45 ACP?
 
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I returned some Winchester Super X .22 a few years ago because it was very unstable (FTF, FTE, weak ones stopping in the barrel). They stepped up and sent me vouchers, which I turned into satisfactory 12ga shells.

Now this. Not very confidence-inspiring...

I suppose they'll do the same/similar for anyone who returns the recalled stuff (just guessing).

Is this common with Winchester ammo as opposed to other name brands? Any similar issues with Winchester .45 ACP?

Win Stuff has always been great.
This kind of surprised me. Wonder if it is being made out of the country?
I stopped using the rem thunderbolt stuff, but never had any problem with Winchester,
and have shot about every caliber they ever made.
 
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So...Winchester is going to send coupons for replacement ammunition at your local Winchester dealer? Wonder when that dealer is going to have any .22LR ammo?
 
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So...Winchester is going to send coupons for replacement ammunition at your local Winchester dealer? Wonder when that dealer is going to have any .22LR ammo?

I replaced my .22 with another brand, then used the Winchester vouchers at WalMart for shotgun ammo.

If Winchester wanted to do something really righteous, they'd send you back new .22 ammo - round for round.
 

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