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Winchester Super Target vs AA

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by paul7177, Jul 17, 2012.

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  1. paul7177

    paul7177 Member

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    Does the Winchester Super Target hull have the same base wad construction as the AA hull?
  2. MDMike

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    I've got much the same questions regarding Super Targets and their reloadability. I've got a pile of them here and would like to get some mileage out of them.
  3. shrek

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    they have a similar base wad construction as the AA's have

    they are generally looked at as a pain in the keester to re-load due to the tube being of flimsy plastic that is it very difficult to get a decent crimp with.

    I do not waste my time with them anymore.
  4. brad99g

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    I didn't have any issues with the few I have loaded, it has only been a few boxes though. Threw them away after that.
  5. claybuster38

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    In 20 gage, I use lots of them- not my favorite- I can only get 3/4 oz int0 the hull. I thinkI have read that win shirtened their case. I find that rios
  6. MDMike

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    Here's what I did. I took a AA recepie for 1 oz. of shot. I powder charged and reprimed the hull. I read somewhere that to load these hulls to use a 1 1/8 oz wad and put in 1 oz. of shot. I only loaded one. Crimped fine for me. I had tried other combinations but like others here have said, I got a poor crimp. Now I haven't shot my "new creaton" hull, but it looks fine.
  7. Rufus80

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    If you compare the super target to the AA HS the inside construction is the same. I use AA data, redot powder claybuster AA replacement wad winchester primer and 1-1/8 ounce shot and it crimps real nice on my Mec Grabber. Used this load last weekend in trap doubles and won my class.
  8. MDMike

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    Rufus 80, did you have to make any adjustments to your loader?
  9. Rufus80

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    MDmike, no adjustments. Same settings as I reload sts, gun clubs, top guns. I think the super targets reload better than the AA HS. Always get good crimps with the super target but the AA 's there is always a hole in the crimp.
  10. Jack L. Smith

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    So, is it correct that the AA inside construction is the same as Winchester Super Target? If so, does that mean the wad, shot, powder, primer, pressures, all the same in new shells - only the casings are different?

    If somebody only shoots new shells, they save $ by using the Super Target vs. AA's and get the same payload?

    I am not being a smart axx- I am really seeking accurate details. Thanks,

    jack in PA
  11. miketmx

    miketmx Active Member

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    I buy Super Targets for Singles and Doubles and believe that they have harder shot than Gun Clubs which I would Not use for registered Handicap. I buy AA's for Handicap and get the $100 rebate and I can reload them many times. If I ever tried to reload a Super Target hull I would pitch it after 1 reload because it is a flimsy hull.
  12. Rufus80

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    I have some super targets that have been reloaded 6 times. No problem with weak plastic.
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