Archives for February 2002

Winchester Super-X Drylok Super Steel


Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling one (1) lot of its SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL® 12-gauge 3-inch 1-3/8 ounce #2 steel shotshell ammunition (Symbol Number XSM1232).

Lot Number: 49X3SG29

Through extensive evaluation Winchester has determined the above lot of SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL® ammunition may contain incorrect propellant. Incorrect propellant in this ammunition may cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable, and subject the shooter or bystanders to a risk of personal injury when fired.

DO NOT USE WINCHESTER® SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL® 12-GAUGE 1-3/8 OUNCE #2 STEEL SHOTSHELL AMMUNITION THAT HAS LOT NUMBER 49X3SG29. The ammunition Lot Number is imprinted (stamped without ink) on the top tuck flap of the 25-round box, as indicated here: [image002.jpg

To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the Lot Number. If the Lot Number is 49X3SG29, return the ammunition to Winchester via United Parcel Service (UPS). Securely pack the ammunition into a corrugated cardboard box, write “CARTRIDGES, SMALL ARMS ORM-D” on the outside, and ship to:

Olin Corporation - Winchester Division; Tile Warehouse; Powder Mill Road, Gate 4A; East Alton, IL 62024;

This notice applies only to SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL® 12 gauge 3-inch 1-3/8 ounce #2 steel shotshell ammunition with lot number 49X3SG29. Other Symbol Numbers or Lot Numbers are not subject to this recall and should not be returned to Winchester.

If you have any questions concerning this SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL® shotshell ammunition recall please call toll-free 866-423-5224 (U.S. & Canada), write to the above address, or visit our website @

We apologize for this inconvenience.