The adage “what’s old is new again” certainly applies to fiber-wad loads. Prior to the advent of plastic wads, manufacturers stacked cardboard of varying thicknesses to assemble shotshells. But, because plastic wads were unaffected by moisture and offered superior gas-sealing qualities, among other things, they became the standard. Nonetheless, the story doesn’t end there; fiber-wad loads are currently experiencing a revival. Why? Because they’re fully biodegradable, which means the range and the field stay cleaner. Further applying this logic, mentioning their use to landowners might score you some prime hunting grounds, too. Lastly, they also adhere to your gun’s choke. Remember, plastic-wad petals effectively increase your choke’s constriction. Fiber-wad loads don’t. Loading fiber-wad loads is a simple process; for the given recipe, firmly press two 1/2"-thick HCW12 wads atop of 24.0 grs. of Bullseye propellant, add 7/8 oz. of magnum lead shot, and then place an COS12 over-shot card atop of pellets.
Latest Loads: Fiber-Wad 12-Ga. Loads
With a long and storied history in the United States, lever-action carbines continue to be favorites among modern American shooting sports enthusiasts. This evaluation takes a closer look at the 24"-barreled LVR410, which is being imported by GForce Arms, Inc. of Reno, Nev.
I met author Forrest R. Lindsey at a gun show where he graciously provided a signed copy of this remarkable account of his experiences as a young man enlisting in the Marine Corps a year after high school in 1965.
The .30-’06 Springfield has reached beyond the century mark, but its popularity shows no sign of decline. It fundamentally changed how shooters and hunters look at and use rifles, and it remains one of America’s most popular big-game cartridges.
Built from highly durable 1000 denier synthetic polymer, the Tactical Nylon AR-10/.308/M1A 20-Round Magazine Pouch from Wilde Custom Gear is compatible with many of the 20-round detachable box magazines used across the broad spectrum of .308 Win.-chambered battle rifles.