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New Winchester PD shotshells

Winchester® Ammunition has announced an innovative line of personal defense shotshell ammunition for 2010 which includes the Supreme Elite® PDX1™ shotshells in .410 bore and 12 gauge.

PDX1™ .410 bore

The PDX1 in .410 bore has a black hull and black oxide high-base head and combines three plated Defense Disc™ projectiles (sort of flattened buckshot) and 12 pellets of plated BB shot. It is intended for personal protection in 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 bore 2 1/2", 3 Defense Disc™ projectiles with 12 BBs
• 10 rd box
• Availability: February 2010

PDX1 12 Gauge

The 12-gauge Supreme Elite® PDX1 has a 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, resulting in a tight patterning personal defense load.

• 12 gauge 2-3/4" 1 oz rifled slug with 3 pellets 00 Buck- buffered
• 10 rd box
• Availability: March 2010
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I use the shotgun in my home defense. I would use a 12 ga with 2-3/4 to 3 Drams with 1-1/8 ounce es of #7.5 shot. At close range nothing would be more deadly.

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