.22 PPC

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.22 PPC
Type Rifle
Place of origin United States
Production history
Designer Louis Palmisano and Ferris Pindell
Designed 1974
Specifications
Parent case .220 Russian
Bullet diameter .224 in (5.7 mm)
Neck diameter .246 in (6.2 mm)
Shoulder diameter .431 in (10.9 mm)
Base diameter .440 in (11.2 mm)
Rim diameter .441 in (11.2 mm)
Case length 1.515 in (38.5 mm)
Overall length 2.100 in (53.3 mm)
Rifling twist 1-14"
Primer type Small Rifle

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

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