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Name: Ronald
From: NY USA
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I have 2 identical 410 gauge 3" cartridges for my moss berg 3 shot bolt action 183D-D shot gun

What is the difference between 11/16 OZ no 6 shot and the same size only the OZ is different 3/8 OZ
 
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Name: John Kasaian
From: California
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We're being required to hunt with non-toxic (not lead) here in California. For older guns, ITX and Nice Shot appear to be the only alternatives. BPI lists some .410 3" loading the their latest ITX reloading manual. These are tungsten matrix spheres and much softer than steel. I was wondering if anyone here had tried reloading ITX for the .410?
 
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Name: Tim Woodhouse
From: UK
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Hi guys,
the good news is that I'm back to placing various bits and pieces that I've written on the .410 site.
There is something going on possibly today as well as some upcoming Christmas stuff and a host of Trap Shooting USA and Clay Shooting USA stuff that may be useful for .410 and all small gauge shooters who check out the site.
The site has looked a bit dormant of late due to a host of issues that have gotten in the way, but it's now back in action.
Best regards
Tim W

PS There will shortly be special Christmas deals on my .410 books, I can supply them directly via paypal on ebay if this is preferable.
 
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Name: doug scott
From: redding california usa
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For those who have heard or read about some of my small comments or old ads,I am Doug Slug...I am still reloading and experimenting with .410 slugs and any .410 project I can conjure up. I have been away for a long time doing a new business and I now have even more time to load and do my favorite thing.
 
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Name: Chris Shone
From: Midlands
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Hi Admin,

Is this site no longer managed, miss the articles from Tim and Marshall.

Best regards
Chris

Admin reply: .... Just been chillin' for a while ....
 
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Name: Malcolm R Ridgeway
From: Somerset, England
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Hi from Somerset - I am a Section 5 dealer and am looking to buy .410 pistols, either single barrel or double barrels, as long as the guns are in good condition. I have tried all my local dealers without success.

Many thanks

Malcolm at The Vale Firearms
 
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Name: Alan Beardsmore
From: West Midlands
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Some years ago, I contacted fourten.org.uk and told of a project I was contemplating......
......now I am active on it and it is progressing at a pace!

I am converting a 'retired' LeeLoadAll to a rudimentary but very effective .410 press!
If someone can tell me how to post pics, I will do it.
Regards,
Alan, aged 67. (Ammunition Technician)
 
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Name: Robin Johnson
From: uk
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I have a .410 it has italian proof marks for 12mm x 70mm. I have never seen 410 ammo in 70mm

Admin reply: Oops. I misread your question. I have never seen 2 3/4 inch .410s, but a few years back, a couple of big name makers used shorter than average 3 inch cases. Those I measured were nearer 2 7/8 inches. Also, the aluminum shells used in the USAF M-6 survival gun were 2.71 inches long, but loaded with 3/4 ounces of #6 shot. I recommend measuring your chamber to determine its actual length.
 
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Name: M.T.Marfield
From: So. California
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Greetings!

I have a very early Stevens Single Shot Shotgun, .410/12mm chamber.
Does anyone have reloading data (U.S. Powders) for these 2" shells?

Thanks and Be Well!

Admin reply: There is a little information under the "ALOOF, etc." button on the main page. That will take you to a menu of ALOOF articles. About midway down the page you will see "Pre-Historic 410s, The .44 shot Cartridges" plus "Shooting the .44 Shotgun."

There also is some information at http://www.fourten.org.uk/light.html

The CCI .44 shotshells will work and I have used a few in a good modern .410 shotgun. They are loaded to pressures that are compatible with the Stevens PROVIDED it is in a condition to be safe with factory two inch shells. However, if you try this, you must assume the risk of any harm, as I have not seen your gun and cannot judge its condition. You also can purchase just the shot capsules for reloading.

A few years ago there was a US importer named Accardi Importers, but I just looked for his website and it has disappeared. By googling "accardi importers," I found a link to Cheaper than Dirt which showed an address and phone number,

 
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Name: paul
From: u.s. pa.
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On EBay I seen for sale a (Union Metallic Cartridge Co Bridgeport Conn 12 A) and it said it was from 1886 is that possible it is all brass did anybody see this, it was just posted. please let me know what you think thank you.

Admin reply: 1867 - In an effort to diversify their holdings, Schuyler, Hartley & Graham purchased two small New England cartridge companies. These companies were later closed, and the equipment moved to a new site in Bridgeport, Connecticut. On August 9, 1867, the Union Metallic Cartridge Company was incorporated. It was particularly noted for its development of metallic cartridges. It and its successor company subsequently developed the first paper shotshells successfully manufactured in the United States, the first primer adapted to smokeless powder; the first battery cup for best quality paper shotshells; the first cartridges for automatic pistols; the first standard high-power smokeless cartridges for big game autoloading rifles; the first .410 bore gauge shotshell in the United States; the first nickeled primer; the first oil-proof automatic pistol cartridges; and the first completely wetproof loaded shells, including top wad, crimp and body.
See: http://www.remington.com/pages/our-company/company-history.aspx

So, Is it possible? Yes. Is that case from 1886? No idea. MW

 
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