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Newly developed Winchester Deer Season slug coming Fall 2018

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Newly developed Winchester Deer Season slug coming Fall 2018

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A new development for 2018 from Winchester Ammunition, the Deer Season line of 12-gauge, 2.¾" shotshells are coming to the market this Fall – just in time for the next hunting season!

Winchester's new Deer Season slugs will hit the shelves this autumn

Winchester's new Deer Season slugs are very similar to a classic Foster slug, with a rear stabilizer

Winchester's new Deer Season slugs are very similar to a classic Foster slug, with a rear stabilizer

Shotgun slug technology has certainly advanced over time, and Winchester Ammunition is at the forefront of product innovation.

The Deer Season slug benefits from those technological advancements and is an ideal option for deer hunters throughout North America.

New for 2018, the Winchester Deer Season Slug looks similar to a traditional Foster-style slug, but is unique in that it is paired with a rear stabilizer that is inserted into the heel of the projectile. The slug and stabilizer travel as one downrange, resulting in accuracy that deer hunters need in the field.

Matt Campbell, vice president of marketing and sales for Winchester Ammunition, said: «The new Deer Season slug will be a great addition to our slug-hunting cartridge options, particularly for those looking for excellent performance at an exceptional value

A cutaway of Winchester's new Deer Season slug

A cutaway of Winchester's new Deer Season slug

A cutaway of the new Winchester Deer Season slug projectile

A cutaway of the new Winchester Deer Season slug projectile

This shotshell is designed to be used in smooth bore, rifled choke tube or fully rifled barrels to make ammunition selection easier than ever for deer hunters.

Additionally, the large diameter impact tip of the slug will provide rapid energy transfer on deer.

Winchester's Deer Season slugs will be sold at a retail price of $6/$7 per five-rounds box in the United States of America.

No information has been released so far concerning export availability or prices.

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