October 17, 2009 Felt Wads

posted Feb 25, 2011, 6:04 AM by Peter Lucas

October 17, 2009. Pedersoli SxS. 

The October 17 tests were based on two non-lubed (or dry) felt or dry wads over the powder and 1 dry felt wad over the shot.   1 oz of 4's and 3.5 drams of pyrodex.  Modified choke at 20 yards.  This load should produce velocities of approximately 1180 feet per second.  All shots were fired at 20 yards, except for shots five and six which were shot at 30 and then adjusted using the software.  The results for this load was as follows:


 

 

10 inch circle @ 20 yards

20 inch circle @ 20 yards

30 inch circle @ 20 yards

total

Load  1

66

57

21

151

Load 2

61

51

19

135

Load 3

40

56

37

153

Load 4

91

39

12

144

Load 5

58

56

22

137

Load 6

63

62

8

138

Average

63.17

53.50

19.83

143

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