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Powder for 28 gauge

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Stumpstalker, Apr 3, 2009.

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  1. Stumpstalker

    Stumpstalker TS Member

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    I am planning to reload 28 gauge shells for a Remington 1100 using Remington and Winchester cases. Can anyone recommend a good powder that would not gunk up the action? I have a keg of Unique left over from years ago that I never used, but since then a lot of new powders have come out.

    Thanks,

    Carmine
     
  2. ec90t

    ec90t Guest

    Unique is still a good powder for the 20. Alliant has also come out with 20/28 powder that has been solely develope for those two guages. I've never tried any, but it gets good reviews.

    Hodgdon has Universal Clays and Longshot.

    I'd use up what I have before I woriied about what to replace it with.

    ec90t
     
  3. wolfram

    wolfram Well-Known Member

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    Hodgdons Universal Clays works very well in the 28, very clean. The Unique will make good 28 guage ammo as well, not nearly as clean though.
     
  4. skeet100

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    Unique

    Good in 20 and 28's
     
  5. Bob_K

    Bob_K Well-Known Member

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    Alliant 20/28 or Longshot, with a preference for 20/28.
     
  6. hmb

    hmb Well-Known Member

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    The powder of choice is 540, but it is no longer made. HS-6 is the same powder. HMB
     
  7. primer

    primer TS Member

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    700X for 20 and 28ga
     
  8. bigbore613

    bigbore613 Active Member

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    Bull frog you are in the STONE AGE. Throw the old manuals out and use current info. 700-X is not the same as it was when it was Dupont. HS-6 is my choice. Jeff
     
  9. Setterman

    Setterman Well-Known Member

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    Longshot will give you the most room for good crimps. Get some of the new ClaybusterHSAA28 wads, as they are shorter than WinHSAA28 wads.
     
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