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Rifleman Q&A: Making Non-Toxic Pellets

I’ve heard that traditional shot pellets are made by dropping molten lead through a sieve in something called a shot tower. Today we seem to have such a variety of shot to choose from, all of which look very different from one another. What are the methods of manufacture for some of today’s non-toxic shot?

Preview: HEVI-Shot HEVI-XII

HEVI-Shot's HEVI-XII, a high-density tungsten shotshell load with increased performance over steel shot, is now available in 12, 20 and 28 gauges.

Vista Outdoor Announces Record Quarter, New Acquisition

Vista Outdoor set new records in the 4th quarter of 2020, and the company announced the acquisition of Hevi-Shot Ammunition, too.

Latest Loads: The Ultimate 10-Ga. Goose Shell

Since the introduction of the 3½"-chambered 12-ga. shotgun in 1988, the 3½" 10 gauge has fallen from favor with hunters, which is a shame.

Latest Loads: The 2 3/4" 16-Ga. Shotshell

Loads for the 16 gauge have long been scarce and lacking in variety, generally carrying payloads of similar weights and sizes of shot.

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