First Look: Federal Premium Syntech PCC

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posted on September 9, 2019
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In late summer 2019, Federal Premium announced its new Syntech PCC 9 mm load, optimized to meet the exhaustive demands of fast-paced Pistol Caliber Carbine matches. With flawless function in carbine platforms, Syntech PCC is now available at your local Federal ammunition dealer.

“Syntech PCC is offered in 9 mm 130-grain is all about having a better shooting experience when shooting a pistol cartridge, historically speaking, through a rifle platform,” said Federal Centerfire Product Director Mike Holm. “With Syntech, you naturally have it—more features of what all shooters want, and less of what you don’t.”

The velocity and accuracy of the PCC round are optimized for long gun-barrel lengths, and the ammunition has a bullet profile which provides excellent accuracy and reliable feeding in a variety of carbine platforms. Along with the Federal’s Syntech Action Pistol round, Syntech PCC is an official ammunition of United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA).

Like all other Syntech loads, Syntech PCC uses the one-of-a-kind TSJ projectile, which has a polymer jacket to eliminate metal fouling and drastically reduce damaging barrel heat and friction. The Syntech PCC round also improves safety on the range and decreases wear and tear stage props by using a bullet design which minimizes splash-back on steel targets. As and added the feature, the exclusive Catalyst primer of the Syntech PCC round provides hot, reliable ignition without the use of lead, keeping the range clean and safe for years to come.

Syntech PCC Ammo Features

  • 9 mm load specifically designed for use in carbines
  • Velocities optimized for longer barrels
  • Bullet profile designed for reliable feeding in carbine platforms
  • Catalyst high-performance lead-free primer
  • Total Synthetic Jacket prevents metal fouling
  • Drastically reduces barrel heat and friction
  • Minimizes splash-back on hard targets
MSRP for 50 rounds of Syntech PCC ammo is $19.95, and more information is available at federalpremium.com.

 

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