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.22 PPC

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Type  Rifle
Designed  1974
Bullet diameter  .224 in (5.7 mm)
Place of origin  United States
Parent case  .220 Russian
Designer  Louis Palmisano and Ferris Pindell

.22 PPC is a firearm cartridge used primarily in benchrest shooting.

History and Description

It was designed by Dr. Louis Palmisano and Ferris Pindell in 1974 and was originally a wildcat cartridge until 1987, when SAKO, a Finnish firearms manufacturer, began producing commercial .22 PPC rifles and ammunition. Since then, several other manufacturers have created rifles chambered in .22 PPC, including Norma and Remington Arms.

References

.22 PPC Wikipedia


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