new loads to the lab this summer

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Re: new loads to the lab this summer

Postby hawglips » Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:16 am

Been steadily developing into this fall, and have a few new one's to add to the catalog.

12 gauge TSS (2-3/4")
7/8 oz 1400 fps, 5460 psi
1 oz 1335 fps, 5880 psi
1-1/8 oz 1446 fps, 7465 psi
2-1/8 oz 1196 fps, 11925 psi

12 ga TSS (3")
2-3/8 oz 1023 fps, 10857 psi

20 ga TSS (3")
1-5/8 oz 1167 fps, 11023 psi
This one is using a new wad as an alternate to other popular loads with a wad getting harder to procure.

28 ga TSS
3/4 oz 1336 fps, 7595 psi
This one is using an alternate wad to previous 3/4 oz loads.



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Re: new loads to the lab this summer

Postby Fishh2o » Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:58 am

Hal,

You've been busy it's nice to see some new loads. I would like to see how the 12ga 7/8oz load patterns.


Roll with it. If you stay above 55 the wheel wont fall off.

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Re: new loads to the lab this summer

Postby Dave in AZ » Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:04 pm

Nice loads, that 28ga looks usable to me for ducks.
Who do you use for testing, Precision? I've been using them, just wondering if anyone uses others, and why.



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Re: new loads to the lab this summer

Postby hawglips » Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:52 pm

Dave in AZ wrote:Nice loads, that 28ga looks usable to me for ducks.
Who do you use for testing, Precision? I've been using them, just wondering if anyone uses others, and why.


I use Precision. I've sent them around 10 dozen loads to test over the years.



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Re: new loads to the lab this summer

Postby hawglips » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:43 am

Got a few new loads I've been working on this summer, including a couple extra heavy configurations, and a fast, light .410 load that will be ideal for smaller shot sizes like 10s and 11s.

.410
3/8 oz, 1516 fps MV
370 grains, 1101 fps MV

28 ga
1-5/8 oz, 1023 fps MV

20 ga
1-5/8 oz (new wad system), 1166 fps MV (still a work in progress)
2 oz, 902 fps MV (still a work in progress)
2-1/8 oz, 1003 fps MV (still a work in progress)

I hope to have some patterns to show before long.



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Re: new loads to the lab this summer

Postby hawglips » Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:11 pm

hawglips wrote:Got a few new loads I've been working on this summer, including a couple extra heavy configurations, and a fast, light .410 load that will be ideal for smaller shot sizes like 10s and 11s.

.410
370 grains, 1101 fps MV

I hope to have some patterns to show before long.


40 yds, 10" and 10-20" numbers

10s Factory Full
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10s CompNChoke
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9x10s (half and half) CompNChoke
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9-1/2s CompNChoke
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With the CompNChoke, here are the numbers broken down:

Total in 20", 2 shots
9-1/2s: 555
9x10s: 573
10s: 579

Average in 10", 2 shots
10s: 127.5
9x10s: 143.5
9-1/2s: 159.5

Average in 10-20", 2 shots

10s: 162
9x10s: 143
9-1/2s: 118

Averages per size, 2 shots

10s: 10" - 127.5
10s: 10-20" - 162

9x10s: 10" - 143.5
9x10s: 10-20" - 143

9-1/2s: 10" - 159.5
9-1/2s: 10-20" - 118



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Re: new loads to the lab this summer

Postby hawglips » Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:15 pm

Here's what the 1-5/8 oz 28 ga load looked like.

CZ Trulock 520, 9-1/2s
10" - 3-1
10-20" - 233

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This load kicks like a 12 ga turkey load with that CZ....




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