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Rifle Cartridges
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Obsolete
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some other
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218 Bee
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The .218 Bee was introduced around 1938 by Winchester for the Model 65 lever-action rifle and
the Winchester Model 43 bolt-action rifle, after World War II in .218 Bee.
The .218 Bee is basically a .32-20 Winchester case necked down to except .22-caliber projectiles,
and is a mild varmint cartridge, similar to the .22 Hornet in ballistics..
Obsolete for many years, accept for a small run by Hornady in early 2017.
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