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Favorite 1st shot doubles load

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Doughboy, Mar 12, 2013.

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  1. Doughboy

    Doughboy Member

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    Hey all you doubles pro's.......

    Looking for your favorite doubles load or what you want your FPS to be

    Thanks, I need some assistance when it comes to two rocks flying around!

    Kurt
     
  2. Bob Merkov

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    Doughboy,

    I use the same thing I use for the first shot: Gun Club hull, Fiochi primer, 17.5grs. Clay Dot and a Green Duster wad.

    Works well for me!

    Good luck,

    Bob M.
     
  3. zzt

    zzt Well-Known Member

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    Same thing I use for the second shot- 7/8oz #8 @1200fps.

    When I was still loading Bunker loads- 24g #8 @1300fps.
     
  4. Scott Johnson

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    No doubles pro here (but am trying), but I like 1 oz # 9 with 18 to 19 grains of tight wad in a Federal papers hull, TGT wad, winchester primers. I have used clays and winchester target powders also, both well. Just like a 1 oz load around 1200 to 1225 f.p.s. really dirt balls that 1st bird, basically a good skeet load as the distance can be similar. I practice with 7/8 oz # 9 at 1300 f.p.s., cause I am cheap. Scott
     
  5. perazzidb81

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    Same load as my singles load. Gold Medal hull,1oz 8 1/2,downrange 12so,18gr titewad,fed 209a primer. Great Load!
     
  6. AAtrap

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    1oz. 8 1/2, 18 gr. Red Dot, DRXL-1 wad,Cheddite primer and STS or G.C. Hull.

    Steve
     
  7. kraiza

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    1oz #8 1200 fps for both shots
     
  8. Old Cowboy

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    Same as my singles load, I like to keep things simple. 1 oz #8 @ 1180 fps. My dbls second shot is same as my Hncp load, 1 1/8 oz #8 @ 1200 fps.
     
  9. Shawn

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    Whatever I have handy, 1 ounce or 1 & 1/8.


    7 1/2 or8's it is all good.

    Shawn
     
  10. RLC323

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    I use a recipe that was published in the paper that came with Windjammer wads when they first appeared.

    Winchester hull. W209 primer. 17.2 grains of Clays. Windjammer I wad. Slightly over 1 oz of 8 shot.

    The Windjammer 1 1/8 wad need just a bit over 1 ounce to keep the crimps from dishing in. I weight them to about 450 grains of shot with the adjustable bar.

    Over the years the wads have been a variety of CB-4118 and Downrange WJ RPL, with the same good results.
     
  11. pulllit

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    I like the factory Remington Managed Recoil 7/8 oz of 8&1/2's @ 1100fps. 'Really allows you to stay into the gun going to the second bird.

    I made a reload copy of the Managed Recoil by using the following;

    STS hull

    12.0 grains of Alliant Extra Lite

    Claybuster CB 0175-12 bright pink wad

    Fed 209A primer

    7/8's oz of 8&1/2's

    Chronographs +/- 8fps at 1100fps from a 30" barrel with a clean burn.
     
  12. Scott Johnson

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    Pullit,
    You like the 8.5's because of better target break? I use 7/8 oz #9 in practice and they really smoke em up, but I am @ 1300, may try some @ 1200 and see. The theory in my head is 7/8 oz a hair smaller pattern, makes you focus more, 1 oz in competition and you have an extra 1" or 2" margin of error for poor operator error (thats a lot of errors) but then, thats just theory. Scott
     
  13. prairieviper

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    One ounce, 8's at 1200 works for me.
     
  14. K-GUNS

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    Federal Paper hull, reloaded with 16.5 grains solo 1000, fed or win 209 primer, 1-ounce of mag 7-1/2 or 8 shot, almost any 1 oz wad.

    You can't feel it going off...its that soft. And it will crush the 1 st target easy.
     
  15. Ray Collins

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    Winchester AA, 16.5 grains of Promo, 7/8oz. of #8.5 and DR XXL wads for a velocity of 1200fps. Easy to stay in the gun for the second shot which solved my primary problem.


    Now I need to solve the rest of the problems...


    Doc
     
  16. Hammer1

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    Earlier this year participated in a 250 pair Doubles marathon.

    Used factory 3-dram 1-1/8 ounce of # 7½ through a Full choke for both shots as that was all that was available.

    Didn't set any "good" records.

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  17. whiz white

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    Federal paper Extra-Lite 8½
     
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