Posted April 12, 2020 1:00 pm by Comments

By Dean Weingarten

Hollowpoint CCI Velocitor and Solid Aguila Interceptor cartridges courtesy Dean Weingarten

U.S.A.-( Five years ago, in 2015, Dr. William Harper, Ph.D+, writing in the popular forum,, made these observations about the Aguila Interceptor .22 Long Rife cartridge, which was advertised at 1470 feet per second. From

March 10, 2015

My Fellow Shooters:

In my CZ Ultra Lux Super exclusive in quiet air from a supported position Aguila Interceptor 40 gr. .22LR has grouped 1″ at 100 yards, 2.5″ at 200 meters, 3.3″ at 300 meters, 6.5-7″ at 400 meters, 10″ at 500 meters, 12″ at 600 meters. The muzzle velocity was remarkably consistent 1462-1468 averaging 1465 fps- better than any match load from the 28.5″ barrel. This is a remarkable performance. I would not use this load from a semi-automatic or a weak action like a pivoting block.

I have a CZ Ultra Lux, although not the Super exclusive. The performance sounded very good. A few months ago some Interceptors were on sale for about $3.50 a box, with free shipping. That was an exceptional deal, so I ordered a thousand of them.

In comparison was a couple of hundred CCI Velocitors which were about 10 years …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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