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28ga powder

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Raider Red, Mar 10, 2013.

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  1. Raider Red

    Raider Red Member

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    I have been loading 28ga with Long Shot powder. I left some of it in my acrylic powder tube and the powder ate into the acrylic, thus ruining the powder tube on my loader. Anyone have any suggestions for a very good 28ga powder?
     
  2. Jhise67

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    20/28 works great
     
  3. bossbasl

    bossbasl Well-Known Member

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    Alliant Unique or 20/28
     
  4. superxjeff

    superxjeff Active Member

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    Unique has served me well for over 30 years. I shoot more 28's then any other gauge. Jeff
     
  5. scoutmaster

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    Another vote for 20/28.
     
  6. chuckie68

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    I've been using -- in this order Green Dot, Unique, 20/28. No problems with any of it and I am loading for 2 people.

    Chuck
     
  7. kraiza

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    My vote 20/28
     
  8. claybrdr

    claybrdr Well-Known Member

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    HS-6, Longshot, 20/28 and Pro Reach

    HS-6 is the old Winchester 540 which was the AA factory target load.
     
  9. Rebel Sympathy

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    Another + for Universal Clays.
     
  10. creek

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    20/28 or Unique
     
  11. johnboy

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    Universal clays.
     
  12. Bob_K

    Bob_K Well-Known Member

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    Of course the problem was not the powder, but rather, leaving in the powder reservoir when it should have been returned to its storage container. All powders will discolor the powder reservoir if left in.
     
  13. hmb

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    The best is Winchester 540 which is now available as Hodgden HS-6. HMB
     
  14. GJB02

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    I have been using Universal Clays for years. Very happy with it.
     
  15. The Stive

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    I use 20/28 and I like it. John
     
  16. ljuticsscentennialpro

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    Alliant Pro Reach if you need more speed than 20/28. I like Pro Reach more than Longshot in both 12ga and 28 ga. Bob
     
  17. claybrdr

    claybrdr Well-Known Member

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    I've never been able to improve on what Winchester used in their sub-gauge factory AA target loads: WSF in the 20 gauge, 540 (HS-6) in the 28 and 296 in the 410.
     
  18. bigbore613

    bigbore613 Active Member

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    HS-6 Wayne Mayes is not wrong. Jeff
     
  19. superxjeff

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    Yea.. Well Wayne Mays doesn't shoot 50 plus yards and I do. HS-6 doesn't pattern as tite as Unique does at 45 yards. At skeet range it makes no diffrence but at long range you need a tite core which Unique does better then any other i have patterend. I have loaded 20/28 as well as longshot and neither put as many pellets in a 30 inch circle as Unique.

    If you do not shoot over 30 yards it makes no diffrence.
     
  20. bigbore613

    bigbore613 Active Member

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    Unique always was core hot. Shooting at 50 yards with the 28 is a farce LOL.Popcorn. Jeff
     
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