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 Bismuth 20ga Loads

The Curmudgeon is very pleased with our recent shipments of Bismuth Shot.  The shot is dense and very soft, which means it is ideal for double guns and other guns with fixed lead shot chokes. It is alloyed with tin and that almost eliminates pellet fragmentation. These are tough pellets. The Curmudgeon took a pliers to our Bismuth Shot and gave it a bit of a squeeze.  The result was a slow crush - just as one expects from soft lead shot.  The Curmudgeon is now loading this Bismuth Shot for non-toxic loads for his beloved Parker double.

Load# 161012-9069  

HULL:  CHEDDITE 20ga 2.75”

PRIMER: CH209

PROPELLANT: (ALLIANT) UNIQUE 16.0 GR.  

WAD:  TC20 (Use Mica Wad Slick™)  

SHOT: BP BISMUTH 7/8 oz. #6 or #7 (382 gr.) + BSB-ITX Buffer™ 8gr.    

CRIMP:  Fold – 6 point                   

RESULTS: PSI 9600  FPS 1150

 

Load# 161012-9070 

HULL:  CHEDDITE 20ga 2.75”

PRIMER: CH209

PROPELLANT: (ALLIANT) PRO REACH 20.0 GR.  

WAD:  TC20 (Use Mica Wad Slick™)  

SHOT: BP BISMUTH 7/8 oz. #4 or #6 (437 gr.) + BSB-ITX Buffer™ 8 gr.   

CRIMP:  Fold – 6 point                   

RESULTS: PSI 10200  FPS 1325

 

Load# 161012-9071

HULL:  CHEDDITE 20ga 2.75”

PRIMER: CH209

PROPELLANT: (HODGDON) LIL GUN 33.0 GR.  

WAD: CSD20 three slits (Use Mica Wad Slick™)

SHOT: BP BISMUTH 1 oz.  #4 or #6  (437 gr.) + BSB-ITX Buffer™ 8gr.     

CRIMP:  Fold – 6 point                   

RESULTS: PSI 10800  FPS 1325

 

 

Load# 161012-9072

HULL:  CHEDDITE 20ga 2.75”

PRIMER: CH209

PROPELLANT: (ALLIANT) STEEL 21.0 GR.  

WAD: CSD20 three slits (Use Mica Wad Slick™)

SHOT: BP BISMUTH 1 oz.  #4 or #6  (437 gr.) + BSB-ITX Buffer™ 8gr.    

CRIMP:  Fold – 6 point                   

RESULTS: PSI 9300  FPS 1200

 

Load# 161012-9073

HULL:  CHEDDITE 20ga 2.75”

PRIMER: CH209

PROPELLANT: (HODGDON) LONGSHOT 22.0 GR.  

WAD: TC20 (Use Mica Wad Slick™)  

SHOT: BP BISMUTH 7/8 oz.  #4 or #6  (392 gr.) + BSB-ITX Buffer™ 8gr.    

CRIMP:  Fold – 6 point                   

RESULTS: PSI 10900  FPS 1375

 

 Cheers! 

-The Curmudgeon

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WARNING: BALLISTIC PRODUCTS, INC. DISCLAIMS ALL POSSIBLE LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ACTUAL, INCIDENTAL, AND CONSEQUENTIAL, RESULTING FROM USAGE OF INFORMATION OR ADVICE CONTAINED IN THIS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS, LABELS, CATALOGS, TESTING REPORTS AND BOOKLETS.  USE DATA AND ADVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND WITH CAUTION. WHERE DATA LIST SPECIFIC COMPONENTS, NO CHANGES OR SUBSTITUTIONS FOR THESE COMPONENTS CAN BE MADE WITHOUT RISKING SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN THE LEVEL OF BALLISTIC PERFORMANCE AND/OR SAFETY OF THE LOADS SHOWN.  FOLLOW LOADING DATA EXACTLY AND DO NOT SUBSTITUTE COMPONENTS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, LIMITED OR FULL, AND WE DISCLAIM ANY SUCH WARRANTIES. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE AND OTHER STANDARDS OF RELOADING MAY RESULT IN ACCIDENTS WITH SERIOUS INJURY AND/OR DEATH TO THE SHOOTER AND/OR BYSTANDERS. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE OR INJURY THAT MAY RESULT FROM YOUR HANDLOADED SHOTSHELLS AS WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER ANY OF THE NUMEROUS POSSIBLE VARIATIONS IN COMPONENT PRODUCTION LOTS, IN TOOL AND DIE DIMENSIONS, IN YOUR LOADING PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES. THE INDIVIDUAL RELOADER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY VARIATION THAT MAY BE INCURRED BY ASSEMBLED AMMUNITION. TO AVOID SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH TO SHOOTER AND BYSTANDERS, THIS PRODUCT SHOULD ONLY BE USED IN GUNSMITH-INSPECTED GUNS DESIGNED FOR MODERN SHOTSHELLS. IF GUN FAILS TO FIRE, KEEP POINTED IN SAFE DIRECTION FOR 30 SECONDS, THEN UNLOAD CAREFULLY. WEAR EYE AND EAR PROTECTION AND OBSERVE PROPER GUN SAFETY AT ALL TIMES. ALL PRODUCTS SOLD “AS IS”.

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