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1 ounce loads for caps

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by roaddog, Sep 21, 2012.

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  1. roaddog

    roaddog TS Member

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    Has any one shot 1 ounce loads for caps? 25 to 27 yards? Just wondering how they worked out?
     
  2. BD457

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    I use the same 1 oz loads from 16-27. They work fine if you're pointing where you should be.

    Mike
     
  3. GW22

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    There is no target that can be broken using 1 oz. which can't also be broken with 63/64 oz.

    -Gary :p
     
  4. oz

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    the real good shooters (the ones in the olympics) use 7/8 oz only.
     
  5. crusha

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    They're excellent for your competitors to use.
     
  6. BDodd

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    Used them for 25 yards and up for a good number of years. Have since become inactive. Good shots were effective; bad shots would fail as often as any other load......breakemall
     
  7. Hap MecTweaks

    Hap MecTweaks Well-Known Member

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    I've used 1 ouncers and have broken 95s to 97s from 26/27 yards. If a target isn't pointed correctly, you could miss with a pound of shot too?

    Hap
     
  8. GW22

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    There is no target that can be broken using 7/8 oz. which can't also be broken with 13/16 oz.

    -Gary ;)
     
  9. Johnny

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    I use one ounce, but if I was competing against buzz-gun, I would use 1 1/8.
     
  10. Straight50

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    If I wanted to shoot subgauge, I would take my 20 gauge shotgun. lol.
     
  11. Aussie Dan

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    Winchester lite handicap loads. Fantastic.
     
  12. Stl Flyn

    Stl Flyn Well-Known Member

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    Why waste the lead. If you miss with 1 oz., the extra 1/8 oz. is just more waste.
     
  13. BigM-Perazzi

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    One question. Why?
     
  14. kraiza

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    I use 1 oz only for all my clays shooting.
     
  15. TjayE

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    1.0 ounce is good, but 1 1/8 ounce is better. More fringe area shot in pattern.
     
  16. grnberetcj

    grnberetcj Active Member

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    Yes, absolutely use 1 oz (or less) and please Play All the Options....

    Thanks so much..

    Curt
     
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    gary 1 bb will break a target. shoot whatever you want I shoot 1 oz of 7.5s @ 1290 fps. it smokes targets. I have shot 100 in a registered shoot
     
  18. GW22

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    Oz: Relax, I'm just making fun of the foolishness of people who use faulty logic to justify smaller payloads (because their same "logic" can be extended all the way down to shooting trap with a .22 rifle).

    -Gary
     
  19. slide action

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    I have used 1 oz. for everything since 1980. I have broken my best hdcp scores with them and my shoulder is better off. If you can't point the gun correctly,you could use 1-1/2 oz. and it wouldn't help! I don't get into long argumenmts about it and it's up to someone else what load they shoot,but, consider this. There is no more difficult target in clay shooting than a screaming bunker trap target. Years ago 1-1/4 oz. was allowed in it. Then the load was reduced to 1-1/8 oz. and scores went "UP". Then they droped it to 1 oz. and scores went "UP". Finally the dropped it to 24 grams,(slightly less than 7/8 oz. Guess what--records are still being set. It's not the arrow--it's the Indian!
     
  20. GW22

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    Any target an indian can hit with an arrow, can also be hit with 7/8 of an arrow.

    -Gary
     
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