I am a relatively new gun, having only started shooting about two years ago. I enjoy reading the varied articles in Sportinggun because they cover so many facets of our sport. One area that I don’t recall seeing covered is shotgun cartridge reloading. With the wildfowling season upon us, it would be very interesting to read about the process of reloading and hopefully pick up some more tips and pointers for making those special loads that can’t be bought off the shelf.
Dale Deacon, Bradford Ed –
I have been discussing this subject with our wildfowling writer, Tom Sykes. Neither of us knows anyone who reloads their own shotgun cartridges and, to be honest, for something like a 12-bore there is a vast array of cartridges on the market from a variety of cartridge manufacturers that are ideal for the purpose. However, if you have a more obscure calibre, such as an 8-bore, then there might be some argument for reloading. However, as it is, I doubt if it’s a subject of mass interest, but I’m sure other readers will let me know if I’m wrong.
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