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Reloading For Shotgun Pt. 7: My Personal Experiences 

I have been talking a lot about how to reload for a shotgun, and the benefits. Now before doing more blogs on how to reload for shotgun I want to share some of my experiences.

I hunt a lot of small game as I am not really supposed to eat store bought food because it screws with my heart. So I depend on my hunting handloads to perform exceptionally. Also when I shoot Handicap Trap or Sporting Clays on a league or a 1 off competition I want to take home the money dang it which in turn means my target loads…

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The Story Behind My Hunting Ammo 

I am sharing about my hunting ammo, and what is behind it. This is not a review or a how to, but the story that came about of how, and why I created the hunting rounds like I did. As I type this I do so with tears in my eyes, but a giant grin on my face. 

 

In 1996 on November 11th my father was crushed to death in a car accident caused by a wreckless semi-tuck driver. Which at 15 I helped ID his body, and that whole series of events I can remember in great detail. Now it is bad enough that he was killed…

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Real World Review: Nosler E-Tips 

Deer season is coming up, or archery season has started already in some areas. I thought it would be appropriate to review a hunting bullet I have used a lot, and now after seeing what this bullet can do I can't rave about it enough. I will say I cannot personally speak about the off the shelf ammo, as I handload but even if you don't you will get a great idea of what this bullet can do.

 

I have used Nosler Partitions, and Hornady soft points with success out of my .308 here in Missouri. I was going…

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Real World Review: Hodgdon Longshot 

It has been awhile since a blog post or video, but getting back in the swing of it with one of my favorite powders Longshot.

Longshot is a true magnum shotgun powder for 12 gauge. It can be used for high velocity loads, and heavy magnum loads. Here are some of the balisitics provided by Hodgdon for the Federal 2 3/4" Gold Medal hulls. 1 1/4oz of lead can be pushed to 1,495fps, and 1 1/8oz can be pushed to 1,585fps.Which 3" steel shot velocity coming from a 2 3/4" hull with lead.

Now I praise this…

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Real World Review: Winchester WSF 

Winchester WSF is a ball powder used in a vast array of 20 gauge loads, and higher velocity 1 1/8 ounce 12 gauge target loads, and 1 1/4 ounce standard loads. WSF actually stands for Winchester Super Field, and you can actually duplicate Winchester Super X 1 1/4 ounce 1,330fps 12 gauge loads with this powder and Winchester AA hulls. It is a fine ball powder that meters greatly. It also has a wide array of applications for handguns. You can purchase it in 1lb containers, 4lb jugs, and 8lb jugs.

 

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Questions; How Much Reloading Supplies Should I Have? 

Now this is one I get asked often, and that is "How much stuff should I have saved?"

There are a few things to think about about when discussing this. The main ones are:

*How much do you shoot or plan to shoot?

*What kind of shooting do you or do you plan to do? i.e. plinking, hunting, competition

*How much ammo do you want on hand?

*How much supplies can you safely store?

So now lets see someone answer, and go from there:

*How much do you shoot? I shoot a lot.

*What kind of shooting do you do? I hunt a…

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Real World Review: Alliant Red Dot 

Alliant Red Dot has been a powder that has been around since right before WWII. It used to be call Hercules Red Dot as were all Alliant powders before being bought out.

Red Dot is a light, and standard load powder for trap, and skeet shooting. It can also have applications in dove hunting, and in a pinch sporting clays. It also does have some handgun applications. It is a flat flake powder so you might have to up your bushing size then the one suggested depending on your loader. It is available in 1lb…

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Real World Reviews 

I am going to start new blog entries titled "Real World Reviews". They are for us average Joes who don't have a ton of money to spend on gear. I know the majority of men, and women out there are like me, and don't have a ton of money to spend on outdoor gear. I myself have 3 children still living at home (13, 2, and 4 months st the time of this blog), a mortgage, truck payment, and car payment so I am far from able to go drop $750 on a scope, $300 on a real, $150 on a rod, $3,000 on a rifle, $2,000 on a…

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Reloading For Shotgun Pt. 6: Selecting Your First Loads 

This blog I am going over the how, and why of picking your first loads. This blog will relate to all shotgun calibers not just 12 gauge. Examples I use are either from Lyman Shotshell Reloading Manual or Hodgdon Website.

So you now have the information on the different types of lead shot, what they are used for, and what shot weights are used in the field, and in competition. Now you need to pull out your reloading manual, reloading recipe book, or my favorite spot the Hodgdon website (Do note that all…

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Reloading For Shotgun Pt. 5: Types Of Loads 

In this blog I am going to go over the common types of loads, their shot sizes, what they are used for, and suggest powders. Now all this information is for the 12 Gauge 2 3/4" Winchester AA, Federal Gold Medal plastic, and Remington Nitro/STS/Gunclub  hulls with lead shot. Most powders listed are Hodgdon, IMR, or Winchester as it is what I mainly use so I have lot of experience with them. If you are not sure what shot type to use (chilled, drop shot, or magnum shot) please see the previous blog entry.

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