Copper BB's in reloading!?

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  1. mattintc

    mattintc New Member

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    its fine i didnt wanna blow my self up and hurt my self using them because the BB's where the wrong kind or something.
  2. aa1911

    aa1911 Active Member

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    a skeet shooting buddy gave me about 3lbs of BB lead shot last week, just loaded them up into the 12 gauge, some 1 1/4oz loads. Not really sure why but had never loaded BB size before so I made a box; going to test them tomorrow and see how they pattern. seems like a good kitty cannon shell or similar sized pests.

    Kept about a pound of them, will have to try them in the .410!

    I think BB is 50 pellets per oz so 24 would make sense for the 1/2 oz load data in the diagram of the .410, thanks for that picture
  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    They arent copper BBs. the are steel. stick a magnet to them youll see.
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