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Been having problem with Claybuster wads reloading 12 gauge on Dillon reloader that I didn't have using Remington TGT12 wads. One out of 4 bends the top down as the wads is inserted. I have been extremely happy with the Downrange wads I use for my 20 gauge and thought I would try 'em before going back to the more expensive Remington. Downrange's web site shows the TGT12 replacement as their DRRT12. Gamaliel Shooting supply show a DRHRT 12 and the H stands for Hybrid. Since it is after hours and I can't call Downrange, does anyone know the difference between the DRHRT12 Blue/Gray Hull and the DRRT12 Green hull?
 

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I'm pretty sure the "H" means it is an 8 petal wad instead of four. I use them and love them.

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Gary B.,
That wasn't in the description and I didn't notice the number of petal difference. Many thanks.
 

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Gamaliel has a photo of the DRHRT12 showing it to be a replacement for the TGT12 with 8 petals rather than 4.
 

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I'm into my first 1000 of the hybreds and love them so far. I'm also a big fan of the Claybuster wads but your problem sounds like a machine problem and not a wad problem. Check your adjustments for wad insertion.
 

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I gree with Spanky but I quit claybusters anfter trying downrange. They are awesome
 

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Hardcsh,

Call Dillon and have them send you a new wad guide (#16681). Had the same problem with DR wads until I replaced the wad guide.

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Toss 'em in the dryer at low for 10min and you'll be happy with the results.
 

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If you ask Claybuster for a sample of a wad to try, you'll get it. Not sure how Downrange handles it. Bought my hybrids by word of mouth.

What would you like Claybuster to do for you? Just curious.

Quality Product at a decent price. Better priced than most.

Sure it would be nice to get them for $2.00 a bag but that's not happening any time soon.
 

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I don't see any difference in patterns between Downrange's 4-petal and the 8-petal Fig 8 wads. Kevin says that he doesn't see any either or any other differences for that matter. He said he came out with the 8-petal wad because there seemed to be enough interest from die-hard Windjammer fans to take the chance. Time will tell.

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Last 2 cases I have bought of DRW were both "Hybrids" Figure 8's and TGT's I cannot tell any patterning differences and they are easy to use. Scott
 

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The Downrange 8 petal wad, in a paper Federal case, plasters targets. A paterning board is fine, but it's not the same as swinging through a fast moving target. That's just my opinion.

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I asked one of my buddies to pick me up some wads when he went to the Missouri Handicap this year. I asked for the DR copy of the Figure 8; what I got was a case these yellow 8 petal jobs. After picking myself up (I had visions of the problems I used to have trying to load windjammers) I decided to make the best of a bad situation and try them.

Wow was I surprised! Instead of the tangled 8 petals I fought in the past these wads loaded perfectly! Just as slick as the 4 petal versions; that's a first for me and windjammers. Another great DR product, IMHO.
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