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KerryLuft

Steel and clays

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KerryLuft

Yeah ... conventional wisdom says steel will tighten up a pattern, which would account for the breaks.  But I haven't seen anything that suggests I'm giving up much effectiveness on short- to mid-range targets as a result.  I'd rather not rely on the loose fringes of the pattern anyway regardless of the shot used.  Center the target, and it'll break.

 

 

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Hal Standish

Any one reloading steel? Target, hunting loads? What volume levels are being reloaded 100- 500 per week? 

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KerryLuft

You might try asking on the trapshooters.com forum ... I know that the trap club in Naperville, IL, requires steel and there are guys on that board who shoot there and reload.

 

 

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Steve Van Dis

Perhaps I missed it but did you have to change chokes to offset the change in the performance of steel loads?

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KerryLuft

Nope.  I shot Modified choke, same as I do with lead.

 

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