What is in Hevi-Metal longer range loads?

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  1. Rob Mack

    Rob Mack Refuge Member

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    I had no idea that was the case and what you say makes perfect sense.

    They make a lot of different stuff and create as much confusion. Honestly most average guys just want to know what shot size and choke to use and just go hunting with that. throwing all these shot types at them messes them up!

    rob
     
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  2. JRS

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    Absolutely.

    Then, the average joe decides “well, they cost more so they must be better.”
     
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  3. mudhen

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    EM’s stuff works fine for me, always has...

    They made HM LR because tungsten got too pricey...plain & simple...I shot most of a case of LR last season, and it seemed to work the same as the 10+ cases I’ve shot of the previous HM...

    Their H-18 is dynamite, and available in stores, so I buy it...
     
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  4. mudhen

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    And now a $50 per case rebate!!

    Thanks EM!
     
  5. JRS

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    I’ll stick with blue box steel and my HW 18 hand rolls.
     
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  6. Native NV Ducker

    Native NV Ducker Mod-Duck Hunters Forum, Classifieds, and 2 others Moderator

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    On sale at Rogers for $269
    Minus rebate= $219 a case (or $22 a box)
    VS
    Federal Ultra Shock for $129 a case (or $13 per box)

    Having used them side by side, I'll take the Feds. Same performance. And use the $9 a box for gas.
     
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  7. JP

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    It’s a mystery to rival the trinity.
     
  8. mudhen

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    And?
     
  9. Mschut

    Mschut New Member

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    I opened two different Hevi-Metal Longer Range shells last week prior to joining this forum. Results below:

    Hevi-Metal Longer Range 3 inch, 1 1/4 oz, #2

    45 #3 bismuth pellets

    100 #2 steel pellets

    145 total pellets


    Hevi-Metal Longer Range 2 3/4 inch, 1 1/8 oz, #4

    74 #5 bismuth pellets

    126 #4 steel pellets

    200 total pellets
     
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  10. Dr Swane

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    Any chance to pattern them??
     

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