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Recipe for 12 gauge slug loads

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by jay29, Jun 13, 2014.

  1. jay29

    jay29

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    Just bought this mold, http://leeprecision.com/1-oz-slug-mold.html, and the instructions do no list the powders that I have on hand: Green Dot and Red Dot. I just need a starting and max load just for paper punching.

    Also looking for the same using a .690 round ball just for paper punching.

    These will be just fun loads used at the range.

    Thanks. :cool:
     
  2. WeeWilly

    WeeWilly

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    Do you already have hulls or other components?

    For wads I have found the WAA12SL works pretty well with the lee slug. There are a lot of recipes that will work with Red Dot and some for Green Dot, depending on the hulls you want to use, primers, etc.
     


  3. TheMichiganPrepper

    TheMichiganPrepper

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    I use the following load...
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    Remington GunGame Hull
    Win209 Primer
    36.5 Grains of Accurate #5
    WAA12-SL wad (or claybuster equivelent)
    20 gauge over shot card (helps the wad disconnect from the slug)
    1ox lee slug

    I know you wanted recipes for Red Dot or Green Dot, but Lee didnt list any recipes for them, so I save those for bustin clays.
     
  4. happie2shoot

    happie2shoot

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    If you want to learn about slugs and rb loads go here.
    http://castboolits.gunloads.com/forumdisplay.php?36-Casting-for-Shotguns

    .662/16ga ball will probably give you the best results with the least work.

    I have both you mentioned and 6 more slug molds too.

    The .690 ball is too big for the wads and too small for paper
    patching, it can be done but there is better.

    There is a group buy here, I have not used his moulds and I
    don't know him, he may be good to go.
    http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?242600-HM2-Round-Ball-molds-you-pick-your-size
    :wavey: