.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. Sellier & Bellot 100gr SP Ammo
    $16.95
    $0.85/ppr

    40 In Stock

  2. 20rds - 243 Winchester Super-X 100gr. Power Point Soft Point Ammo
    $20.95
    $1.05/ppr

    130 In Stock

  3. 20rds - .243 Win Hornady American Whitetail 100gr. InterLock BTSP Ammo

    ☆☆☆☆☆ 2 Review(s)

    $22.49
    $1.12/ppr

    10 In Stock

  4. 20rds – 243 Fiocchi Rifle Shooting Dynamics 100gr. PSP Ammo
    $22.50
    $1.13/ppr

    23 In Stock

  5. 20rds - 243 Winchester 100gr. Super-X Power Max Bonded HP Ammo
    $22.95
    $1.15/ppr

    2 In Stock

  6. 20rds - 243 Win. Federal Vital-Shok 100gr. Sierra BTSP Ammo
    $23.95
    $1.20/ppr

    14 In Stock

  7. 20rds - 243 Win. Hornady Custom Lite Reduced Recoil 87gr. SST Polymer Tip Ammo
    $24.95
    $1.25/ppr

    9 In Stock

  8. 20rds - 243 Winchester Varmint-X 58gr. Polymer Tip Ammo
    $25.00
    $1.25/ppr

    11 In Stock

  9. 20rds - 243 Win Remington Hypersonic 100gr. Core-Lokt Ultra Bonded PSP Ammo
    $25.95
    $1.30/ppr

    2 In Stock

  10. 20rds - 243 Win. Fiocchi 95gr. SST Polymer Tip Ammo
    $25.95
    $1.30/ppr

    14 In Stock

  11. 20rds - 243 Win. Hornady Superformance Varmint 58gr. V-Max Polymer Tip Ammo
    $27.49
    $1.37/ppr

    19 In Stock

  12. 20rds – 243 Win. Winchester Ballistic SilverTip 95gr. Polymer Tip Ammo
    $27.95
    $1.40/ppr

    6 In Stock

  13. 20rds - 243 Win. Federal Vital-Shok 70gr. Nosler Ballistic Tip Ammo
    $28.95
    $1.45/ppr

    57 In Stock

  14. 20rds - 243 Win. Federal 100gr. Vital-Shok Nosler Partition Ammo
    $28.95
    $1.45/ppr

    8 In Stock

  15. 20rds - 243 Win Hornady Superformance Varmint 75gr. V-Max Ammo
    $28.95
    $1.45/ppr

    16 In Stock

  16. 20rds - 243 Win Federal Vital-Shok 85gr. Trophy Copper Polymer Tip Ammo

    ☆☆☆☆☆ 1 Review(s)

    $29.95
    $1.50/ppr

    17 In Stock

  17. 20rds - 243 Win. Hornady Superformance 95gr. SST Ammo

    ☆☆☆☆☆ 2 Review(s)

    $29.95
    $1.50/ppr

    7 In Stock

  18. 20rds - 243 Win. Federal Vital-Shok 55gr. Nosler Ballistic Tip Ammo
    $29.95
    $1.50/ppr

    15 In Stock

  19. 20rds - 243 Winchester Nosler 90gr. Ballistic Tip Hunting
    $29.95
    $1.50/ppr

    8 In Stock

  20. 20rds - 243 Winchester 55gr. Supreme Ballistic Silvertip Ammo
    $30.95
    $1.55/ppr

    13 In Stock

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