.243 Ammo

.243 Winchester ammunition is very common among North American hunters. The round itself is a centerfire, rimless, bottle-necked, .243 caliber rifle cartridge that was introduced by Winchester in 1955 for use in their model 70 bolt action rifle.

Starting with a .308 Winchester case, Winchester's design team reduced the size of the case's neck to accept a .243 caliber bullet in order to create a varmint cartridge with an extremely flat trajectory that was capable of instantly killing larger varmint species (such as Coyotes) than could be humanely taken with the various .22 caliber cartridges. Consequently, this cartridge found immediate success with avid varmint hunters when loaded with lightweight, hollow point or ballistic tip bullets.

It didn’t take long for Eastern deer hunters and Western Antelope hunters to quickly discover that 243 ammo also makes an excellent long range deer and goat cartridge when loaded with 100 grain, soft point, spitzer bullets and it can even be used successfully on Mule Deer at closer ranges when loaded with tough, heavy, bullets.

In fact, with a range of available bullet weights and designs from 58 grain hollow point spitzer bullets to 100 grain soft point spitzer bullets as well as a 105 grain match grade boat tail hollow point bullet and even a 90 grain Full Metal Jacket design to choose from, .243 Win ammo is a very versatile cartridge.

Consequently, due to the 243’s versatility, many hunters choose rifles chambered for this cartridge as their sole hunting rifle and thus, nearly all American firearms manufacturers have chambered one or models of their rifles for this cartridge.

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  1. 20rds - .243 Win Hornady American Whitetail 100gr. InterLock BTSP Ammo
  2. 20rds - .243 Win Prvi Partizan 90gr. Soft Point Ammo
    $16.95

    $0.85/ppr

    In Stock!

  3. 20rds - .243 Win. Prvi Partizan 100gr. SP Ammo
    $17.49

    $0.87/ppr

    In Stock!

  4. 20rds - .243 Win. Sellier & Bellot 100gr SP Ammo
    $17.95

    $0.90/ppr

    In Stock!

  5. 20rds - 243 Federal 95gr. Nosler Ballistic Tip Ammo
    $31.95

    $1.60/ppr

    In Stock!

  6. 20rds - 243 Win Remington Premier 95gr. Accutip Polymer Tip Ammo
  7. 20rds - 243 Win. Barnes VOR-TX Polymer Tip 80gr. TSX Boattail Ammo
  8. 20rds - 243 Win. Federal Power-Shok 80gr. SP Ammo
    $24.49

    $1.22/ppr

    In Stock!

  9. 20rds - 243 Win. Federal Vital-Shok 100gr. Sierra BTSP Ammo
    $26.49

    $1.32/ppr

    In Stock!

  10. 20rds - 243 Win. Federal Vital-Shok 70gr. Nosler Ballistic Tip Ammo
  11. 20rds - 243 Win. Fiocchi 70gr. Pointed Soft Point Ammo
    $23.95

    $1.20/ppr

    In Stock!

  12. 20rds - 243 Win. Hornady Custom Lite Reduced Recoil 87gr. SST Polymer Tip Ammo
  13. 20rds - 243 Win. Hornady Superformance 95gr. SST Ammo
  14. 20rds - 243 Win. Hornady Superformance Varmint 58gr. V-Max Polymer Tip Ammo
  15. 20rds - 243 Win. NoslerCustom 85gr. Partition Soft Point Ammo
    $41.95

    $2.10/ppr

    In Stock!

  16. 20rds - 243 Winchester 100gr. Super-X Power Max Bonded HP Ammo
  17. 20rds - 243 Winchester Super-X 100gr. Power Point Soft Point Ammo
  18. 20rds - 243 Winchester Varmint-X 58gr. Polymer Tip Ammo
    $28.95

    $1.45/ppr

    In Stock!

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