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Unread 03-21-2019, 01:32 PM   #1
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I cast a bunch of .600” and .690” roundballs today . Precision Reloading sells some rather stout and thick steel compatible wads for the 10 and 12 gauge . Anyway the .600” ball fits nicely inside the 12 gauge and I’m hoping the .690” will fit relatively well in the 10 gauge wad . A fellow on the www.castboolits.com forum turned me on to this . If I can get them to shoot as well as the slugs in my old doubles I’ll try them on deer . Hopefully I’ll be able to fit two .600 balls in the 2 3/4” 12 wad , pretty sure the 12 3” wad will handle them . The fellow that told me about this was shooting three of the .600 balls in a 12 gauge 3 1/2” . I’m afraid in the 10 it’ll be a single ball only deal .
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a lead .600 round ball is 3/4 oz-

so an ounce and a half for two will be a stiff load - hope its a stout 12 ga Charlie
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One point to remember is that if the bullet is too fast or too light the bullets will cross. If too heavy or too slow they will shoot apart from one another
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In the two ball load how will you cushion one ball from the other?





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In the two ball load how will you cushion one ball from the other?





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I’ll see if they’ll fit in a 2 3/4” Hull first and if there’s room a felt or cork wad in between .
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a lead .600 round ball is 3/4 oz-

so an ounce and a half for two will be a stiff load - hope its a stout 12 ga Charlie
I will most likely use a 2 and or 3 frame . If I do it with 3” hulls it’ll be a Superposed Mag or A-5 Mag .
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One point to remember is that if the bullet is too fast or too light the bullets will cross. If too heavy or too slow they will shoot apart from one another
You mean right vs left or the two balls in a single load ? I’ll give it a try and see what happens , I suspect it’ll do well enough for my 25-30 yard parameter . If I do hunt with these things one barrel will have the double balls while the other barrel carries buck or slug .
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i figure the 2 ballset up will work fine my dad use to shoot 2 45 caliber balls out of his muzzle loader it did well....i too like the round ball loads especially the old 8 ga i shoot a 2 ounce ball in it....charlie
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I should have said the barrels. If the bullets are too light or too fast their paths will cross. The right barrel will shoot to the left and the left barrel will shoot to the right. If the bullets are too heavy or to slow the bullets will shoot apart. That is the right barrel will shoot to the right and the left barrel will shoot to the left.
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I should have said the barrels. If the bullets are too light or too fast their paths will cross. The right barrel will shoot to the left and the left barrel will shoot to the right. If the bullets are too heavy or to slow the bullets will shoot apart. That is the right barrel will shoot to the right and the left barrel will shoot to the left.
A prime example of the crossing affect . Our VHE 20 shooting factory loaded Brenneke slugs at 25 yards two from the right barrel are left and vice versa .
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