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How high can you stack flats

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by pretzel, Nov 5, 2012.

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  1. pretzel

    pretzel TS Member

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    How high can a person stack flats of 12 and 20 ga and not crush the bottom boxes?
     
  2. vdt

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    as high as you want ...they are yours
     
  3. Oregunner

    Oregunner Well-Known Member

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    If I get over 10 high, the stack gets a bit tippy. I don't worry about crushing shells. Mark
     
  4. headhunter

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    to the roof!
     
  5. 5 Stand Dan

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    Without a ladder, about seven foot
     
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    6ft for me...5'7" n short arms ya know??
     
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    I can't afford enough flats for it to matter.
     
  8. Uncle Sam

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    10 flats....after that is "iffy"........Uncle Sam, Pa.
     
  9. pretzel

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    Thanks, I thought it would smash the bottom shells if it got over about 5 flats
     
  10. oz

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    probably tells you on the flat.
     
  11. 3357

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    I go ten high and that is plenty.
     
  12. Charlie Becknell

    Charlie Becknell Well-Known Member

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    I am willing to test the maximum. Please forward your new shells to me. I'll publish results. Also, i will describe performance after stress of stacking
     
  13. Shooting Jack

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    As a dealer we used to get 200 flats in at a time and it used to say do not stack over ten high. Jackie B.
     
  14. Fowlgunner

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    I don't know but you can put 43 in a Ford Taurus/Mercury Sable if you slide two under the drivers feet.

    Of course, if you do this at night your headlights will be in the trees.

    Don't ask me how I know. LOL

    Will
     
  15. Ray Collins

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    I stack mine 10 high; anything higher seems to be questionable. At the end of the season when I am shooting the bottom row of flats, they are embossed on the bottom due to the weight pressing them against the 2"x4" base rack.


    Doc
     
  16. BigBadBob

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    Till they fall over, duh!
     
  17. W.P.T.

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    I stack them 10X10X10, after that they go into the cabinets ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  18. fssberson

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    It is going to be a long winter. Fred
     
  19. primed

    primed Well-Known Member

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    I see them stacked 3 to 4 pallets high at the grand. That's a lot of weight on the bottom cases. Never bought a crushed shell there yet.

    FWIW

    Bob
     
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