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Best place to buy Bismith shot

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Hitapair, Feb 1, 2009.

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  1. Hitapair

    Hitapair Active Member

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    Dave, I don't believe Bismuth is currently available for reloading unless you find someone that still has some in inventory from when it was available a number of years ago. I posted on here more than a year ago wanting to buy some and got no response.
    There are a couple of substitutes available which are suppose to be ok to use in old doubles or whatever you son wants to shoot in. Unfortunately there is only a single source for each as far as I know so you pay the price or do w/o. BPI has one and if you go to their website you'll find it there. The shot looks like Federal's black cloud w/ a band around it. I just bought a bag but have not loaded any.
    The other is called Nice Shot and I have loaded it and find it to be quite effective, the little I got to use it last year. (poor duck season).
    Both are quite expensive w/ Nice Shot being a little higher, I believe.
     
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    Precisionreloading.com ,, Jeff
     
  3. Hitapair

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    Jeff- I checked the website and find a manual for loading Bismuth but didn't find any Bismuth shot. Do you know they have the shot or were you just guessing?
     
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    BPI was going to remarket Bismuth shot. BPI is now as stated earlier, marketing ITX shot. 10tenner
     
  5. bigbore613

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    I still have a little left over that I got from Precisionreloading , years ago. Jeff
     
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    http://www.huntersbismuth.com - Try this ? Jeff
     
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    miketmx Well-Known Member

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    I know that Bismuth is safe to use in an older gun but what I don't know is the alternative non toxic shot. What is Federal Black Cloud; what is tungsten matrix; which are safe for an old Full Choke barrel ??
     
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    Black cloud is steel shot with a ridge around the middle.

    tungsten matrix is shot that is tungsten and a plastic sintered together.

    I dont think either are available to reloaders.

    regards from Iowa

    Gene
     
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    iF YOU CAN SOURCE SOME BISMUITH YOU CAN MAKE YOUR OWN SHOT.
    http://www.svartkrutt.net/articles/vis.php?id=18
     
  10. bigbore613

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    http://www.huntersbismuth.com They have ingots and pellets 3 through 71/2 Jeff
     
  11. skeezix

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    There is a guy on shotgun world that makes and sells bismuth shot.

    http://www.shotgunworld.com/bbs/viewtopic.php?t=158840

    I believe he is using a littleton shotmaker with some minor modifications. He makes 4's, 5's, 6's, and 7.5's.

    John
     
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    Copper,
    I think I have a 25 lb bottle of it out in the lab. We got some a few years ago to expierement with. If I still got it, it's for sale. Don't know what the size is but seem to remember it being 6's. Also don't know what it is worth. Del
     
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