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8 Petal Wads

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by soup, Apr 12, 2012.

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  1. soup

    soup Member

    Sep 2, 2008
    Fellow Reloaders ,

    I have seen the Downrange Figure 8 - 8 petal wad -I loaded a box tonight , but haven't shot them yet . I'm wondering what the difference is between it and the standard Figure 8 wad -other than the amount of petals ? Is there a pattern advantage or is this more of a Skeet shooters wad ?

    Thank you in advance for your time and help .

  2. gordy h

    gordy h Active Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    I tryed them,Did'nt find any differance but the price. Went back to the CB fig8 Butch H
  3. Avaldes

    Avaldes Well-Known Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    Central Coast of California
    I like the Windjammer style, generally they have a little bit lower pressure for the same amount of powder vs a legit Remington Fig8. However I have not found there to be any significant difference in pattern. Your mileage may vary. I use Spolars for 1 1/8oz wads and Windjammer 2's for 1oz wads. They are cheaper than Remingtons so I use them for practice and Rems for tournaments.
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