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Copper Plated shot? #5280736 08/31/14 12:28 AM
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Stumbled across these at my parents' house. Am I correct in assuming that this is copper plated lead?


Re: Copper Plated shot? [Re: Jacob645] #5280798 08/31/14 01:08 AM
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Yep copper plated lead shot

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Thanks!

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Great for pheasants


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Re: Copper Plated shot? [Re: Jacob645] #5281050 08/31/14 03:47 AM
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This was all the rage in the early 80's. They tried to say that it was better than plain lead with more knock down power. Let's just say I wasn't a "believer" after going through a box.

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I still use 'em for pheasant. Some.




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Re: Copper Plated shot? [Re: Jacob645] #5281473 08/31/14 04:02 PM
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Best use of copper or nickel plated lead is in high velocity handloads. The plating helps minimize pellet deformation and cuts down on flyers in the pattern. Not much of a difference but it's an advantage nonetheless

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Save them. Don't shoot them


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