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RWS™ 9.3x74R 291-GRAIN RAP-X® LOAD DELIVERS GAME-GETTING PRECISION

Impressive Penetration with Excellent Precision Characterize This RWS Round

Impressive penetration performance along with reliable expansion are the qualities knowledgeable hunters seek and find when choosing the RWS™ 9.3x74R round loaded with the 291-grain RAP-X® bullet. While standard soft point bullets fragment and lose their residual energy when hitting larger bones, the RAP-X bullet remains essentially mass stable — mushrooming upon contact rather than fragmenting — ensuring deep penetration is achieved and massive shock delivered to bring game down — for good!

The key to the RWS RAP-X bullet’s nearly 100% residual weight retention – and thus its game meat preservation — is the special bonding process used to unite the precision hardness lead core with the bullet’s nickel-plated and tapered Tombak jacket, called "power bonding." The aerodynamic geometry of the RWS RAP-X bullet results in ballistic precision, enabling it to achieve greater trajectory and delivery of high shock energy — even at longer distances. German standards are also evident in the choice of friction-reducing nickel-plating on the bullet’s jacket as well as the ballistically optimized flexible calotte at the bullet’s tail to protect the rifle’s barrel from the high transverse stress caused by standard bullets’ rigid jacket construction.

The impressive ballistics of the RWS 9.3x74R 291-grain RAP-X speak for themselves. The round charges out of the muzzle at a speedy 2,295 fps and generates an incredible 3,391 ft./lbs. of muzzle energy. At 100 yards, the bullet gives up little speed or power as it continues to move at 2,094 fps and produces 2,823 ft./lbs. energy. At 200 yards, the projectile is traveling at 1,903 fps while maintaining an impressive energy level of 2,332 ft./lbs. Hunters taking longer-range shots at 300 yards can be confident as RWS engineering results in the achievement of 1,724 fps velocity and a game-taking energy level of 1,914 ft./lbs.

RWS is the world’s only major producer of rifle cartridges that completely produces its own hunting bullets. From ignition caps to powder to cases — only specially monitored elements are used for the RWS rifle cartridges. RWS, which stands for Rheinisch-Westfälischen Sprengstoff-Fabriken (Rhenish-Wesphalian Explosives Factories), was founded in 1886 in Germany. This more than a century long history and tradition of premium-quality manufacturing is shared today by RWS’ employees — many of which are enthusiastic hunters. Their invaluable, hands-on experience helps to ensure hunters the world over of the production of the finest-quality hunting ammunition.

BEAUTY FOR THE BEAST – THE RWS 9.3x74R UNI 293-GRAIN CARTRIDGE

Load Combines Elegance of Design with the Power of Performance!

With its long, sleek appearance, the RWS 9.3x74R cartridge has been called "one of the most elegant cartridges ever designed." Originally developed in Germany by RWS about 100 years ago, no one better than the premium German rifle cartridge manufacturer could bring this fine, old cartridge design up-to-date with modern, precision engineering techniques. The result is the RWS 9.3x74R UNI 293-grain round that offers hunters using single shot and double barrel rifles as well as drillings, a high degree of game-getting performance.

The RWS UNI bullet is constructed with a soft lead core tip fused to a harder and heavier tail core. As a result, the projectile tends to have a slower mushroom effect. However, its penetration force is increased due to the hard and heavy rear core as well as the aerodynamic torpedo-shaped tail section of the bullet. The torpedo-shaped tail, with its larger base area, improves the projectile’s external ballistics by lending high flight stability to the bullet.

The RWS UNI’s nickel-plated jacket, thinner at the front and thicker at the rear, helps the bullet to stay together by limiting its fragmentation to achieve deep penetration. An added benefit of the nickel-plated jacket is reduced barrel fouling.

RWS engineering has brought the 9.3 x 74R UNI 293-grain round up-to-date ballistically as well — it charges out of the muzzle at 2,280 fps while generating 3,382 ft./lbs. energy. At 100 yards, the projectile is moving swiftly along at 2,107 fps and producing 2,888 ft./lbs. energy. For those long range shots at 300 yards, the RWS UNI bullet delivers 1,783 fps of game-stopping velocity and a powerful 2,068 ft./lbs. of energy.

RWS is the world’s only major producer of rifle cartridges that completely produces its own hunting bullets. From ignition caps to powder to cases — only specially monitored elements are used for the RWS rifle cartridges. RWS, which stands for Rheinisch-Westfälischen Sprengstoff-Fabriken (Rhenish-Wesphalian Explosives Factories), was founded in 1886 in Germany. This more than a century long history and tradition of premium-quality manufacturing is shared today by RWS’ employees — many of which are enthusiastic hunters. Their invaluable, hands-on experience helps to ensure hunters the world over of the production of the finest-quality hunting ammunition.

RWS .375 H&H MAG. UNI DELIVERS EXTRA PENETRATION TO STOP DANGEROUS GAME IN ITS TRACKS

In setting out to design a bullet for dangerous game hunters, RWS engineers assumed a grave responsibility — producing an end product that was absolutely reliable, as the user’s life could depend on the ability of the cartridge to perform. Drawing on its more than 100-year legacy of producing only the finest quality ammunition, RWS has succeeded with its production of the .375 H&H Mag. cartridge loaded with a 301-grain RWS UNI bullet. This cartridge leaves the muzzle at an amazing 2,590 fps and produces a crushing 4,468 ft./lbs. of muzzle energy.

The RWS UNI Classic bullet is composed of a softer lead tip core united to a harder and heavier tail core section. The harder rear core is blended to join with the softer front to retard its mushrooming ability and to increase its penetration force. After penetrating deeply into the animal, the shock effect of the fragmentation of the bullet’s softer front section kicks in. This modus operandi, deep penetration, followed by delayed shock is a very effective and reliable technique for taking large, dangerous game.

The RWS UNI bullet contains a hard nickel-plated jacket with a deep groove cut into its mid-section to initiate the delayed fragmentation effect. The torpedo-shaped tail, with its large base area, improves the external-ballistic performance by giving the projectile precise flight stability. After deeply penetrating and fragmenting, the residual body of the projectile is designed to continue on through the animal’s body making a clean exit after transferring its high amount of energy — ensuring dangerous game is put down for good.

RWS is the world’s only major producer of rifle cartridges that completely produces its own hunting bullets. From ignition caps to powder to cases — only specially monitored elements are used for the RWS rifle cartridges. RWS, which stands for Rheinisch-Westfälischen Sprengstoff-Fabriken (Rhenish-Wesphalian Explosives Factories), was founded in 1886 in Germany. This more than a century long history and tradition of premium-quality manufacturing is shared today by RWS’ employees — many of which are enthusiastic hunters. Their invaluable, hands-on experience helps to ensure hunters the world over of the production of the finest-quality hunting ammunition.

www.fiocchiusa.com
Western Sales Office
Fiocchi of America, Inc.
1662 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005
702.293.6174 702.293.3259 fax
Corporate Headquarters & Manufacturing
Fiocchi of America, Inc
6930 N. Fremont Road
Ozark, MO 65721
417.725.4118 417.725.1039 fax

 


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