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.410 Wad

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Zuzax, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. Zuzax

    Zuzax Member

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    Getting started loading some .410 fodder 2 3/4" & 3". What is a good wad to use with 296?

    Thanks,

    George
     
  2. skeet_man

    skeet_man Well-Known Member

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    Depends greatly on the hull you're using.
     
  3. Zuzax

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    Win AA hulls.
     
  4. skeet_man

    skeet_man Well-Known Member

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    HS or CF?
     
  5. riflegunbuilder

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    Only really need to know about three wads. DR orange in Old AA or STS. Yellow Dusters in same as above, Claybuster red in AAhs.
     
  6. skeet_man

    skeet_man Well-Known Member

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    If you're going to load STS w/ 296 or H110, the factory SP410 wad is your only choice, unless you want rattly shells, or throw an illegal amount of shot.
     
  7. wolfram

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    Just by looking at the various .410 wads you wouldn't think there is that much difference in them but as Skeetman indicates, they are fairly hull specific.

    It sounds like you want to load the newer Winchester HS hulls using 296 or H110. If that is the case you will want the Winchester HS wad or a clone of it. Follow the recipie on the bag of wads and you will make very good ammo.
     
  8. Zoom.Golly

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    Red Claybuster 410HS in everything. Why make it complicated?
     
  9. Shooting Coach

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    I am with Sam on this. I load Remmy, Fed, AA, and Eurotrash hulls. I use the HS Claybuster wad in everything. I load 225 gr of Lawrence Magnum Eights (exclusively). These are legal shells in NSSA Skeetie competition.

    No issues, great shells. Keep It Simple, Sally! LOL
     
  10. David McMillen

    David McMillen Well-Known Member

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    Claybuster website says you can use their redHS wad in CF, HS, and STS hulls. Never used the claybuster HS wad, but friends have, and they seem to work.
     
  11. Zuzax

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    Great! Thanks for the info!

    Cheers,

    George
     
  12. hmb

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    If your loading a Winchester hull use a Winchester wad. If you are loading a Remington hull use a Remington wad. Otherwise your reloads might get indigestion. HMB
     
  13. Dougbbbb

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    I have a half of a bag of waa410hs wads that I no longer need if you want to try them out. Just pm me ur address and ill send them out.

    Doug


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  14. billn

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    There is a difference in the length of the Rem STS shells, they are longer than the Winchester and will crimp different if you don't use the correct wads or powder load.