Federal introduced in mid-2016 a hybrid series of their staple Power-Shok featuring all copper bullets aptly named Power-Shok Copper. Its initial release debuted 4 standard hunting cartridges: .243 Winchester, .270 Winchester, .308 Winchester and .30-06 Springfield. Now Federal has added some heavy hitters with the .300 Winchester Magnum and .300 Winchester Short Magnum.
At the time of this release, they do not have pictures or load data for the new offerings, but they do have .30-06 Sprg packaging to show you what it may look like.
The basic characteristics and qualities of this ammunition are as follows:
- Lead-free copper bullet construction
- Hollow-point design expands consistently
- Accurate, reliable performance
- Large wound channels and efficient energy transfer to the target
- Federal brass
- Catalyst lead-free primer provides the most efficient ignition
Federal Ammunition expanded on their new caliber offerings in Power-Shok Copper:
Federal Ammunition is proud to add a pair of new options to its popular Power-Shok Copper lineup, which provides hunters the same freezer-filling consistency of original Power-Shok loads with a non-lead bullet. New 180-grain 300 Win. Short Magnum and 180-grain 300 Win. Magnum rounds join existing 243 Win., 270 Win., 308 Win. and 30-06 Spring. Power-Shok Copper offerings. Shipments of the new loads are currently being delivered to dealers.
The MSRP of the .300 WSM 180 Grain Copper is $45.95 while the .300 Win Mag 180 Grain Copper is marked at $39.95 per box.
This ammunition should be shipping to dealers soon. Just in time for all of the fall, big-game hunting seasons.