Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
family hunt, ATM04, Basso1964, outdoorlife1984, Daggaboy42
62662 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 83259
stxranchman 52093
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44268
BOBO the Clown 42730
bill oxner 41043
BMD 40619
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34827
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31414
facebook
Forum Stats
62662 Members
46 Forums
438300 Topics
6036940 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#5952148 - 09/29/15 09:00 AM Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese?
kyotee1 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 4546
With having a pacemaker, I had to sell my 12 and 10ga shotguns and went to a 410 due to recoil since my pacemaker is on my right shoulder.

I am having a heck of a time finding non-toxic shells for my 410 for ducks and especially for geese. Do any of you have any insight on where I could get a couple boxes for the season?

Found plenty for teal and probably other ducks if they are decoying at no more than 40 yards.

Thanks

Top
#5952159 - 09/29/15 09:05 AM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
Erichugh22 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 2380
Loc: Duck blind
Saw some federal #6 steel at academy yesterday, red/blue box. High brass, same loads I use for my 12 gage for teal. I think they were $11.50ish
_________________________
www.theoutdoorobsession.com

Top
#5952173 - 09/29/15 09:11 AM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
kyotee1 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 4546
Thanks Eric, have to hit the one in Bastrop up for those.

Top
#5952300 - 09/29/15 10:04 AM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
Nakraik Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/11/13
Posts: 138
Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
I had to find some for the kiddos, only place I was able to find it in Lubbock was Cabelas.
_________________________
Shot my first turkey today...Scared the crap out of everyone in the frozen food section, it was awesome!

Top
#5952632 - 09/29/15 12:53 PM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
beaversnipe Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 16900
Loc: Uranus


Edited by beaversnipe (09/29/15 12:55 PM)
_________________________
www.TexasPondPopperAssociation.com

Top
#5953484 - 09/29/15 08:43 PM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: beaversnipe]
Greekangler Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/05/04
Posts: 1661
Loc: North Tejas


Heavyshot all the way for 410 IMO
_________________________

Take a kid Huntin

Top
#5953496 - 09/29/15 08:47 PM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
beaversnipe Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 16900
Loc: Uranus
If you can afford it yes

I shot heavyshot nr 4 in my 28 this weekend on teal and it was devastating
Best load ever
_________________________
www.TexasPondPopperAssociation.com

Top
#5953501 - 09/29/15 08:47 PM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
beaversnipe Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 16900
Loc: Uranus
I also shot heavy steel and had to finish the bird every time
_________________________
www.TexasPondPopperAssociation.com

Top
#5954300 - 09/30/15 10:47 AM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
BarneyWho Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/09/04
Posts: 2957
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
if you shoot .410 and 28ga, learn to reload!!!!!!
_________________________

Top
#5954416 - 09/30/15 11:49 AM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
beaversnipe Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 16900
Loc: Uranus
Not necessarely
Macks had heavy steel for 99$ a case delivered
Cabelas had estate 7 1/2 for 90$ a case
Rodgers has 85$ a case nr 6 steel

All good prices
_________________________
www.TexasPondPopperAssociation.com

Top
#5954525 - 09/30/15 12:47 PM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
BarneyWho Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/09/04
Posts: 2957
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Like I said OP, learn to reload. You can reload much better ammo for half the cost once you have the hulls.

TSS is expensive, but if .410 is all you can shoot due to the shoulder you can kill geese with the TSS loads.


Edited by BarneyWho (09/30/15 12:52 PM)
_________________________

Top
#5955282 - 09/30/15 08:17 PM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
Greekangler Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/05/04
Posts: 1661
Loc: North Tejas
TSS loads will kick the crap out of you- recoil is the issue- guess u can tone down to 1/2 oz in 410?
hear they pattern very well at 60 yards - who makes these. Would be cool to have a few boxes of 3 or 3.5 inch. Or can you only buy the tungsten spheres for re loading?


Edited by Greekangler (09/30/15 08:20 PM)
_________________________

Take a kid Huntin

Top
#5955585 - 09/30/15 11:36 PM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: kyotee1]
beaversnipe Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 16900
Loc: Uranus
Use a metrogun.
Still be able to shoot 12 gauge
85% less recoil
_________________________
www.TexasPondPopperAssociation.com

Top
#5955656 - 10/01/15 05:40 AM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: beaversnipe]
wal1809 Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/26/05
Posts: 11165
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: beaversnipe
If you can afford it yes

I shot heavyshot nr 4 in my 28 this weekend on teal and it was devastating
Best load ever


I would think I'm heavy you would have chosen a #6. There would a lot more pellets and #6 heavy will kill teal and big ducks all day long. I would shoot devoting geese with heavy6
_________________________
www.snakebreaker.com

www.wanoscustomcalls.com

Ruffling Feathers Guide Service

UTHFDHGTG Port O'Conner, Texas Dec. 9 Hunt 10,11
lodging 361 983 4371




Top
#5955746 - 10/01/15 07:36 AM Re: Non-toxic 410 shells for ducks and geese? [Re: wal1809]
john paul Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 12/19/09
Posts: 1141
Loc: beaumont
Get yourself a semi auto 28 gauge and a couple cases of winchester steel #6's off rogers sporting goods. I shot that the last weekend of teal season and was killing em dead out to 35-40 yards. If it wasn't for the noise you would have a hard time knowing the gun went off the recoil is so light.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: garrett
I'm with GK because I like salty old dudes.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide