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Shotgun problems

Discussion in 'Blackpowder' started by gru556, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. gru556

    gru556 New Member

    Jun 19, 2008
    I have a TC New Englander Fowler 12 ga with a screw in choke.None of the local shops have any supplies.Does anyone have a suggestion on wadding for this set up and does anyone know if the Mossberg chokes will interchange with TC????????
  2. mykeal

    mykeal Mentor

    Sep 9, 2006
  3. wleggart

    wleggart New Member

    Jul 29, 2008
    Little Rock, Ar.
    TC shot cups

    I have been fooling with a Navy Arms double, and got hard and soft wads packaged 100 each part # 287872#3.99 + 5.29. I also got some Thompson shot cups #287803 thinking that I might want to load non toxic shot. That lasted until I found $139.00 for 7#! I guess I'll stay with my Browning for waterfowl. All this from Midway USA. The consensus is that shot cups don't offer any particular advantage to normal black powder shotgunning. I did get some 1/2" prelubed in that above shipment,a nd plan to try and see what loads like the cards and what likes the fiber wads. I would be interested in what is appropriate for a patched ball load in a 12 ga. smooth bore. My barrels micro around .7 with the left barrel a little tighter than the right. The lightfield slugs I got to try are $6.99 for 10, so If they are reasonably accurate that's reasonable for a little bit of deer hunting at close range. Bill

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