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POLL, 1oz OR 1 1/8? (66% shoots heavy)

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by himark, Mar 26, 2011.

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  1. himark

    himark Well-Known Member

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    I personally have been using 1 oz for sometime and a light load (15.8 gns). I have found it to be a joy to shoot and will never go back. I have found when talking at the range I hear a big diversity on this. I wish this forum would allow a voting poll but it wont. So just throw in your answer with a post and will tally them up.


    What do you shoot? 1 or 1 1/8???
     
  2. Old Cowboy

    Old Cowboy Active Member

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    1oz for singles & first shot doubles............1 1/8oz for handicap & second shot doubles.

    John C. Saubak
     
  3. shootnair

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    Nice soft 1 ounce for singles but I seem to miss with both loads.
     
  4. 525Shooter

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    1 oz for singles, doubles, handicap, 5 stand and sporting clays.
     
  5. chipking

    chipking TS Member

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    1oz @1180

    --- Chip King ---
     
  6. oleolliedawg

    oleolliedawg Banned User Banned TS Supporters

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    1 1/8oz. for everything except the first shot in Doubles. I'll gladly switch to 1oz. for all when it becomes mandatory!!
     
  7. perga1

    perga1 Active Member

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    7/8 oz. @ 1250-1290 fps
     
  8. Conn. Man

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    With out any doubt for me, 2 3/4 dram 1-1/8 for singles and 3dram 1-1/8 for Caps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.1-1/8 load for both in pairs.

    Sandy Holehouse.
     
  9. SPACE GUN

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    I have used 1oz for years with good results. However this year I am going back to 11/8 for capps (JUST TO PROVE A POINT TO MYSELF) I wish the ata would mandate 7/8 oz loads. The international shooters seem to do ok with them so why not us?
     
  10. Stl Flyn

    Stl Flyn Well-Known Member

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    1 oz. 16yd and first shot dbls., 1 1/8 cap and second shot dbls.
     
  11. southjblue

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    I'm not sure but I don't think you'll see any big dogs using 1 oz in compition.
    SJB---
     
  12. PerazziBigBore

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    That's a very simple question.. 24 gram at 1330 fps with a .036 choke or more is very unforgiving.. You must be a good shooter to get good results... The pattern is almost rifle like... When you shoot 1 1/8oz out of the same barrel.. it feels like a trawl net.. That is how I practiced for many years.. I've never shot 1 regestered target with 24 gram... only 1 1/8oz.. BUT.. practicing with 24 gram.. and .038 choke.. made me a better shot.. There is no chip and dick... only inkball or miss..

    Even the inkballs are more impressive with 1 1/8oz..but ink is ink...The guys who depend on a pattern fringe to break targets will have to be more exacting in their pointing... The guys who already shoot .035 or higher chokes will see little difference except they are not worn out at the end of a long day of shooting..

    My bunker shells have done well from the 27 yardline with my .038 Wilkinson barrel.. It's still either crush..inkball or miss.. Barely broken targets are rare with 24 gram.. They are unforgiving..but fully able to do the job..

    The shooter from long yardage shooting more lead has an advantage..period..There is no other way to say it.. All Good.. Mike... BTW.. if ATA went to 24 gram.. the winners circle would still house the same people.. The hit would come in c and D class...
     
  13. Mark425

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    1 oz. @ 1225 for practice and sporting and 1 1/8 for registered trap. I just cant wean myself off Nitros for registered handicap.
     
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  15. Auctioneer

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    For practic and small shoots I use 1oz loads. At big shoots I use 1 1/8 loads.
     
  16. jdsfarms

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    1oz 1180fps.Jerry
     
  17. Ifitfliesitdies

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    Definately 1 1/8 for Everything. I like throwing lead!

    Best, Tom
     
  18. Recoil Sissy

    Recoil Sissy Well-Known Member

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    What Mr. Saubak said.
     
  19. DTrykow

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    1 1\8 oz
     
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    1 oz for practice, 1 1/8 for all registered targets.
     
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