What does CCI mean for bullets?
CCI (Cascade Cartridge Inc.), based in Lewiston, Idaho, manufactures rimfire ammunition, centerfire handgun ammunition, and primers for reloaders and industrial power loads. CCI made the first mini-mag rimfire ammunition in 1963, and in 1975 developed the Stinger, a high velocity . 22 Long Rifle product.
What is the difference between 22 LR and 22 mini-mag?
There is no difference, both are almost impossible to find. There is no difference, both are almost impossible to find. MiniMag is the primary CCI high velocity round. Not really different from Federal or Winchester or Remington high velocity.
What is the difference between CCI Stinger and Mini-Mag?
The Stingers cost twice as much, travel at 380 fps faster than Mini Mags but give 4 grain up to Mini Mags.
What is CCI Standard Velocity?
CCI Standard Velocity. CCI Standard Velocity is, like the name implies, a standard velocity 22LR round clocking in at 1070 FPS. Using a 40 grain, round nose, lead bullet, this is a plinking round with promise for more. In our 2014 22LR Shootout, this ammo would be a good place to start for most rifles.
Is CCI the best ammo?
CCI Stingers 22 LR ammo, and hunters everywhere sent handwritten cards of thanks. From a pure performance standpoint, it’s still the best hunting ammo out there. 22 LR case specs—making it a shade longer so they could stuff more powder into it—and lightening their proven 36-grain hollow point to 32 grains.
Is CCI ammo made in USA?
CCI (Cascade Cartridge Inc.), based in Lewiston, Idaho, manufactures rimfire ammunition, centerfire handgun ammunition, and primers for reloaders and industrial power loads….CCI (ammunition)
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Are CCI Mini Mag high velocity?
CCI Mini-Mag is one of the industry’s leading high velocity rimfire rounds that features clean-burning propellants helping to keep the action cleaner than other popular rimfire ammunitions.
How good are CCI Stingers?
The CCI Stinger is the high performance 22 round. Clocking in at 1640 FPS, this round does make sacrifices for speed. It uses a lower weight bullet (32 grain), as well as a slightly long case that doesn’t work in tight match 22LR chambers. But, you get the fastest 22LR and some pretty amazing accuracy in some rifles.
How much more powerful is a 22 magnum than a 22LR?
22 Magnum packs more propellant behind a bullet that is essentially the same size, it outpaces the . 22 LR in velocity. This is true both at the muzzle and downrange. For example, Winchester’s Super-X brand is available with 40-grain bullets in both the .
Are CCI Mini Mags accurate?
CCI Mini-mag Accuracy Very respectable accuracy numbers, 100% reliability in our semi-autos, and consistent results among all rifles tested. I’d take a box of CCI Mini-mags over a box of Remington Thunderbolt, but the differences aren’t extreme.
What is 22lr velocity?
The velocity of standard-velocity 22 LR rounds varies between manufacturers. Some standard velocity ammo may be slightly supersonic-around 1,125 ft/s (343 m/s), other ammo such as CCI Standard Velocity 22 LR ammunition is rated at 1,070 ft/s (330 m/s).
How good is CCI Ammunition?
“The ammo is very good; the faster velocity makes the 40 gr. bullet a more accurate round over the 1235 fps. It is also a lot louder than your average round fired. All and all, this ammo works very well in my Browning Buck Mark Carbine.”