In the two accompanying photos at the right, you
have the first look at the new .22/454 cartridge,
developed by Wayne Baker. Wayne is the retired president
of Freedom Arms, the developers of the .454 Casull
cartridge and the fine single action revolvers that fire this
incredible round. Wayne has now developed a .22 centerfire round
based on the .454 cartridge, necked down with a sharp shoulder.
Wayne has been testing the .22/454 in a Ruger
#1 Deluxe single-shot rifle, and he reports well over 4,000 fps
with 40-50 grain copper-jacketed .224 bullets. Plus, as those of
you who know Wayne Baker or the fine Freedom Arms products he
developed will attest, he would not be excited about the project
if the round were not proving itself to be supremely accurate.
For more information, write to Wayne Baker at
the following address:
c/o Freedom Arms
P.O. Box 110
Freedom, WY 83120
Please note that since
Wayne is retired and no longer active at Freedom Arms,
"snail mail" is the only way to contact him. Wayne's
son, Bob Baker, is now the president of Freedom Arms, and
will get your letters to Wayne.
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