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1/14/2017 8:11:35 PM
Posted: 8/10/2011 2:54:52 PM EST
Hey guys im kind of new to shotshell reloading and wanted to know if yall had any good recipes for a good all around buckshot and slug load. It would be nice if both could use the same powder also. So what ya got boys?
Link Posted: 8/10/2011 4:28:34 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/10/2011 5:32:17 PM EST


Here are my recipes for combat slug and shotshell loads. <–– get some, there's civil unrest coming soon to a neighborhood near you.

Slug Recipe

Buckshot Recipe
Link Posted: 8/10/2011 6:40:23 PM EST
That ain't reloads. We can all go to wally world and pay out the a** for them. The op wants to load his own and save some money for lunch.
Link Posted: 8/10/2011 7:22:30 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/10/2011 7:23:40 PM EST by rg1]
Just got the new BPI Ballistic Products slug manual. Also have their buckshot manual. Good source for data but my main complaint with the BPI manuals is that they use mostly off-brand hulls such as Rio and Cheddite and most of their loads use only their wads etc. so to use their manuals you most often have to purchase components from them. Wish they had used common American hulls by Remington, Winchester, and Federal. They do use Federal Gold Medal type hulls in some loads and the Federal straight walled hull is the best and easiest to load using buckshot. Lyman's shotshell manual has slug and buckshot loads. Unless you shoot a lot of buckshot or slugs I wouldn't think it would be worthwhile. There are also some tools you will need to load most slug loads and BPI's manual has good how-to articles on them.
http://www.ballisticproducts.com/products.asp?dept=16
Link Posted: 8/10/2011 9:31:38 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/10/2011 9:38:58 PM EST by Still_learning]
Originally Posted By redmudd:
That ain't reloads. We can all go to wally world and pay out the a** for them. The op wants to load his own and save some money for lunch.


Indeed, I did not understand that. Thank you for clarifying that for me. I am such a dim wit.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 3:17:24 AM EST
Originally Posted By redmudd:
That ain't reloads. We can all go to wally world and pay out the a** for them. The op wants to load his own and save some money for lunch.


That's right mans got to eat ha. Also its real cheap for me to reload slugs and buckshot because I cas my own shot and slugs. Thanks for the info guys I'm deffinetly going to look into the BPI manuals

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