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Thread: New Shot Pellets

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    Boolit Master Cap'n Morgan's Avatar
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    Jun 2008

    New Shot Pellets

    Found this add in an old "Guns" magazine from the sixties (

    A "streamlined" shot pellet which would not tumble in flight would be a tremendous boon for a long range turkey load or a serious goose-getter. But wrapping a pellet in "natural or synthetic rubber" and expect the pellet to achieve a "teardrop shape" in flight is stretching it a bit - Pun intended!

    The patent papers can be found here:

    Cap'n Morgan

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    Boolit Master
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    Apr 2017
    Now that is some good old fashion american adverting. Taking the shot tower rejects, and selling them for more money as "improved"

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