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Old August 1st, 2011, 05:56 PM   #1
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Who's reloading 12 ga 00 buckshot ?

I've just cast up a bunch of 00 buckshot with my Lee mold. anyone have any load data for WAA hulls using a 9 pellet 00 load. My interweb skills are failing me. I would like to use herco powder but could change that if needed.
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Old August 1st, 2011, 06:25 PM   #2
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When I first got to searching this stuff everything I found said "treat it like shot of the same weight." Same went for slugs. But that's just the internet talking.
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Old August 1st, 2011, 06:54 PM   #3
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I've been using data from here and I've been pretty happy with the result using AA hulls and a 9 pellet 00
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Old August 1st, 2011, 07:36 PM   #4
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A single 00 pellet should be around 60 grain, so 9 pellet load equals an 1 1/4 ounce load.

Depending on what wad you will be using, loads are a little bit different. Try this page here


For your herco powder recepies, scroll down a little bit, hit 12ga recepies and enter your hull and wad.
You may want to consider using a little bit sawdust or similar if you want to buffer the shot.

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Old August 3rd, 2011, 06:27 PM   #5
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All I've ever used has been HS-6, use Paul's link if you want to try that.
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