Does Remington still make core-LOKT ammo?

After the numerous woes the Remington brand has suffered in recent years, the return of Big Green’s ammunition is good news for all hunters and shooters. A fresh start for Remington ammo brings promise with its new Core-Lokt Tipped bullet, which began rolling out in August 2021.

What is core-LOKT ammo?

Core-Lokt ammo uses one of the most effective hunting bullets ever developed – the original controlled-expansion bullet design. A progressively tapered copper jacket is locked to a solid lead core to promote a perfectly controlled expansion and high weight retention after impact.

Are Remington core-LOKT good?

This ammunition also has a reputation for good accuracy in a wide range of rifles in all sorts of different cartridges. Core-Lokt ammo isn’t known for match grade accuracy, but it’s also rare to experience really bad accuracy with it either.

Is a 308 more powerful than 30 06?

308 Winchester will perform as much as 15% better in terms of velocity, energy, and trajectory, than will most 220-grain bullets fired from a . 30/06.

Is Remington core-LOKT good for elk?

I’ve shot 13 elk with 30-06 180 grain core-lokts. They ranged anywhere from 50 yards to 500 yards. All times the bullet performed flawlessly. No complaints here.

Who bought Remington LOKT?

Firearms maker Remington Outdoor Co. has agreed to sell its ammunition business out of bankruptcy to South Carolina-based investment firm JJE Capital Holdings LLC for $65 million plus the assumption of liabilities, subject to better offers.

What is Remington’s new Core-Lokt tipped ammo?

Remington’s new Core-Lokt Tipped line of ammunition would seem to suggest Vanderbrink was telling the truth. The standard 150-grain, .308 Winchester Remington Core Lokt load will expand to just a bit more than a half-inch in diameter and penetrate to about 18.5 inches.

Why choose Remington core-lokts for big game hunting?

There’s probably been more big game shot with Remington Core-Lokts than any other ammunition. For more than six decades, it has remained the leader in centerfire hunting ammunition.

How many bullets are in a Core Lokt 30 30?

Core-Lokt 30-30 Win 1 Bullet Weight: 170 2 Bullet Style: Core-Lokt Soft Point 3 Ballistic Coefficient: .254 4 Package Quantity: 20 5 Usage: Big Game

What is the average penetration depth of a Core Lokt bullet?

Average penetration depth for the original Core-Lokt bullet was 18.5 inches, and the average penetration depth for the Tipped Core-Lokt was 18 inches. This collection of expanded original Core-Lokt bullets, from .243 to .338 caliber show their consistency and how they earned the name, “deadliest mushroom in the woods.” Richard Mann