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Sorry for no FPS but this is the only information I found for the Bismuth shells.  If you have any more information please e-mail me.  

1/19/2001 Added the tables below, not sure how well they correspond to the tables on top.

 


UPLAND GAME LOADS - HIGH BRASS

Gauge Length (inches) Dram. Equiv. Ounces of Shot Shot Size
12 2-3/4 3-1/4 1-1/4 6, 7-1/2, 8
16 2-3/4 3-1/4 1-1/8 6, 7-1/2, 8
20 2-3/4 2-3/4 1 6, 7-1/2, 8
28 2-3/4 2-1/4 3/4 6, 7-1/2, 8
.410 3 Max 11/16 4, 6, 7-1/2

MAGNUM GAME LOADS

Gauge Length (inches) Dram. Equiv. Ounces of Shot Shot Size
10 3-1/2 Max 1-7/8 BB, 2, 4, 6
12 3 Max 1-1/2 BB, 2, 4, 6
12 2-3/4 Max 1-3/8 BB, 2, 4, 6
12 2-3/4 3-3/4 1-1/4 2, 4, 6, 7-1/2
20 3 Max 1-1/8 2, 4, 6

MAGNUM BUFFERED GAME LOADS

Gauge Length (inches) Dram. Equiv. Ounces of Shot Shot Size
12 3 Max 1-5/8 BB, 2, 4, 6
12 2-3/4 Max 1-3/8 BB, 2, 4

PREMIUM TARGET LOADS

Gauge Length (inches) Dram. Equiv. Ounces of Shot Shot Size
12 2-3/4 3 1-1/8 7-1/2, 8, 9
12 2-3/4 2-3/4 1 7-1/2, 8, 9
20 2-3/4 2-1/2 7/8 8, 9
28 2-3/4 2 3/4 8, 9
.410 2-1/2 Max 1/2 8, 9

 

 

Sporting Game Loads

Gauge

Shell Length

Oz.of
Shot

Velocity Shot
@ 3Ft. (FPS.)

Sizes

 

 

 

 

 

12

2

1 Oz.

1,300

6,7

12

2

1 Oz.

1,220

4,6,7

16

2

1 1/8 Oz.

1,200

4,6

20

2

1 Oz.

1,200

4,6,7

28

2

5/8 Oz.

1,250

4,6,7

.410

3

9/16 Oz.

1,175

4,6,7

 

Magnum Buffered Game Loads

Gauge

Shell Length

Oz.of
Shot

Velocity Shot
@ 3Ft. (FPS.)

Sizes

 

 

 

 

 

10

3

1 7/8 Oz.

1,225

BB,2,4

12

3

1 7/8 Oz.

1,225

BB,2,4

12

3

1 5/8 Oz.

1,250

BB,2,4,5,6

12

3

1 3/8 Oz.

1,280

BB,2,4,5,6

20

3

1 1/16 Oz.

1,250

2,4,5,6

 

Magnum Buffered Game Loads

Gauge

Shell Length

Oz.of
Shot

Velocity Shot
@ 3Ft. (FPS.)

Sizes

 

 

 

 

 

10

2 7/8

1 Oz.

1,320

2,5

12

2

1 Oz.

1,300

4,6

 

Bismuth Shot For Handloading

Pounds/Bottle

Shot Sizes

 

 

7

BB,2,4,5,6,7

 

 

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