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Old May 10, 2012, 10:24 AM   #1
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Muzzleloading Sabots

I have searched the world over for these sabots. They are by far the best to use with the 325gr parker bullets with my rifle. I unable to find some more anywhere. Can anyone help?sabots 002.jpg

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Old May 10, 2012, 11:16 AM   #2
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Looks like MMP to me.
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Old May 10, 2012, 11:25 AM   #3
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Were they in labeled packaging when purchased, or were they sold with bullets?
Maybe it's a custom or proprietary sabot that was molded by one of the major sabot manufacturers for a single company. For instance MMP makes custom .52 sabots for Knight rifles which only Knight sells.
It's possible that if the folks at MMP or Harvester were asked that they might recognize that sabot as either one of their own or a competitor's.
Someone at each of those companies should be available to speak with you on a personal basis, and then the photo can be emailed to them.
Here's two major manufacturers and perhaps if you speak with them they can tell you about others to contact if they can't help you:

http://www.mmpsabots.com/

http://www.harvesterbullets.com/

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Old May 10, 2012, 11:51 AM   #4
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They're MMP High Pressure sabots. The concentric rings in the base tell it all.
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Old May 10, 2012, 01:00 PM   #5
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I believe that NoSecondBest is right.
I found a post that describes stepped base sabots as being made by MMP:

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Originally Posted by sabotloader post #3

Look at the bottom of the sabot (the pressure cup) if it has a stair-stepped base it is a MMP if it has a smooth cup it is probably a Harvester.

http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/blac...ts-sabots.html
However Knight also made their own very thick high pressure sabots that they eventually also had MMP produce exclusively for them. There's some specifications about them listed in a chart on page two of the following thread. It doesn't mention whether they also have a stepped base or not.

http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/blac...ts-sabots.html

It's possible that some of the older MMP sabots were thicker than some of their current production sabots.
And according to this chart, some MMP stepped sabots had machine numbers stamped inside of their base cup.

http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/2361764-post2.html

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Old May 10, 2012, 02:10 PM   #6
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Sabot

I have talked with Mmp. And these are not mmp sabots. I thought they were as well but they are not.
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Old May 10, 2012, 09:20 PM   #7
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That's too bad that they couldn't help you out with info..
Did they see the photo?
Where did you get these sabots from?
What kind of packaging, were they sold with bullets?
I wonder if they could be the older Knight high pressure sabots.
Do they match the dimensions of the Knight high pressure sabots as listed in Post #11?

http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/3341617-post11.html

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Old May 13, 2012, 03:27 PM   #8
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From the Parker Productions website:


http://www.parkerproductionsinc.com/...product=Sabots
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Old May 17, 2012, 08:22 AM   #9
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The parkers are not correct either.
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