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My favorite Bismuth Load for 12ga
Unread 10-09-2019, 07:42 PM   #1
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Default My favorite Bismuth Load for 12ga

I have used this load for at least 20 years in my vintage duck guns. Fed209a, sr 7625 23 grains, Rem sp12 Remington STS/Gun Club Hull, 1 1/8 bismuth #5's, 1202 fps, 8700psi. Thanks goodness I have a lifetime supply of 7625.
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I'm down to my last 8oz can of SR7625. It should last me 3-5 years of duck hunting loads.
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a couple cans and one jug of 7625 to go (i also like it for the 10's)

and enough 6.6 lbs jugs of bismuth to outlast it

now,, just need ducks to throw it at
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Iíve got 18+ pounds of SR7625 and have been using it for almost all my 10 gauge loads except the light 1 1/8 with 18.6 grains of Red Dot . I also use SR7625 for most all of my 12 and 16 buck and slug loads . Now with what you posted above I have a 12 gauge Bismuth load for my DH 12 gauge 28Ē 3 frame !
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Not having much of a history with waterfowl Iíve obtained Bismuth in #1 and #2 for geese and #4 for ducks . I ďassumeĒ my choices are adequate ? I do the goose thing a few times each year but to date havenít tried the duck thing yet .
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Back in the day I always shot BB at geese and 6's at ducks, all lead. I've gone steel for years (no choice), recently to Bismuth handloads. #5's are my favorite for ducks, still shooting 3 1/2" Rhino Roller BBB steel at the snow crows 'cause I have a couple of cases left.
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