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New Downrange Wad Economy 1 1/8

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by omahasportingsupply, Mar 14, 2009.

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  1. omahasportingsupply

    omahasportingsupply TS Member

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    I went to Downrage Manufacturing and picked up some case of their new economy wads. Kevin states that these wads will load using the Figure 8 specifications. Just in time for the youth trap shooting season (which started today). Kevin and his crew have figured out how to make a quality wad for the Remington hulls, with an economy price. Thanks Kevin. IMHO Omaha
     
  2. plinker61

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    price/1000?thanks,mark
     
  3. ec90t

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    I will say one thing about Kevin's products, They're as good as factory or better. They don't leave the barrel full of plastic residue either.

    ec90t
     
  4. jdsfarms

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    I just bought some,64.99/5000 they load as slick as all the other downrange wads and throw great patterns.Jerry
     
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    Jerry: Did you have them shipped to you or did you pick them up? Usually the shipping costs a lot, due to the size of the package. Thanks. Ed
     
  6. ec90t

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    suggs1,

    Smaller companies don't have the overhead that large coorporations do. DownRange probably has a better chief to indian ratio. Lol.

    ec90t
     
  7. bill1949

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    Do the economy wads come in a one ounce version?...Bill
     
  8. PerazziBigBore

    PerazziBigBore TS Member

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    A simple wad design does not have a huge cost for the molds.. Something simple like this could cost $50,000 per set instead of well over $100,000 per set.. Less money comming into a project.. less money needs to be recooped.. Kevin will never compromise the quality..
     
  9. djcuda

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    Virgin resin ,no regrind or recycled.Just picked some up today from Omaha Sporting Supply.
    Dave
     
  10. trappermike

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    EE, if you will read the responses, you will see that Jerry "JDSFarms" said that he paid $64.95/5000. Why do you come on swearing and shouting on your first post on a thread? Just read the threads. Makes you look kinda silly.

    Having said that, I would like to try some as well.

    Mike
     
  11. Paladin

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    The only negative I can see with that wad, is the space between the petals. I have used DRA12 white wads exclusively for three years and love them. I hope I never have to switch. DRA12 white wads do not have that space. When inserted into a hull, there is no space between petals of a DRA12. I think that is important if you ever shoot reclaimed shot. Stones the size of shot do make it through the cleaning process. Some stones are very very hard.
     
  12. plinker61

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    also remington wads are stictch'd.down range are not, a lot less headache when running my p.w with 6 sts hulls in my right hand,and 6-8 rem.fig 8's in my left.no hitch hikers to fight with.and i can have 150-175 done shells in 15 min.using the real fig 8's at $17/1000 it will be hard for me to switch,mark
     
  13. jdsfarms

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    Ed,I picked them up,that price is without shipping.Jerry
     
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    Mark;
    Where are you getting Remington F8's for $17/1000? When I looked it was closer to $25/1000.
    John
     
  15. plinker61

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    schanz supply in s.w michigan,mark
     
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    shantz ph.# 1-269-692-2897,also have chedite 209's for $104/5000,alliant 8 lb for $86,mark
     
  17. omahasportingsupply

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    Several people have emailed and asked for shipping charges. At over 30+ pounds, a case of wads will cost you 25.63 in shipping charges. I try to not ship to my regular customers if possible since it drives up the cost so much. Omaha
     
  18. omahasportingsupply

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    checked the UPS web site. $29.91 residential $27.80 commercial address $46.19 for 2 cases shipped to a commercial address. At this time only 1 1/8 oz size. Kevin may know if DR plan to ever build a 1 oz version of this wad. The cheapest way to get these wads looks like going to a shoot where somebody has them in the trailer. IMHO Omaha

    Dave J, powder and Econ wads are ready when you are.
     
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