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Old February 20, 2000, 11:57 PM   #1
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What is the cheapest quality buckshot 12 gauge load I can get for a Remington 870? I'd like ammo that is decent in quality while still cheap, and something that shoots like a defensive load. Thanks!
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Old February 21, 2000, 01:06 AM   #2
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Try loading your own, those little balls fit together quite cutely in the wad it is almost a work of art!

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Old February 21, 2000, 11:00 AM   #3
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Try Sellier & Belliot. They have cheap 00 that's pretty good and it comes 10rds. to the box. Cheaper Than Dirt has it on sale until the end of Feb. for $39 for 200rds.
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Old February 21, 2000, 12:00 PM   #4
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I second S&B. Good practice stuff, although I haven't run too much of it through an 870. It should be fine though.

And, besides 12Ga., Cheaper than Dirt has most of their S&B on sale. 9mm, 50 rds, for like $4.59.
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Old February 21, 2000, 03:00 PM   #5
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I note Cabela's has S&B on sale for $64.99 for 200 rds w/ ammo can. Cheaper than Dirt is!!

Also, these loads are 12 pellets of 00 per round. I'd be wary of firing them in a light shotgun,unless one was recoil tolerant to a greater degree than normal. In a tricked 870, or other weapon of similiar weight, they should be OK.
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Old February 23, 2000, 02:15 PM   #6
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S&B is great stuff, little dirty though. However cheap as heck. Reloading is good too. I just got a reloader off ebay for $17.00 and has never been used. Works great.

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