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Topic: OT - Hunting Rifle Ammunition Shortage
Emtymag

Replies: 22
Views: 1114

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:43 pm   Subject: OT - Hunting Rifle Ammunition Shortage
I should add almost all the reloading components Iím seeing are from hornady. I couldnít tell you the last time I saw a box of Sierra, Speer or nosler bullets on the shelf.
Topic: OT - Hunting Rifle Ammunition Shortage
Emtymag

Replies: 22
Views: 1114

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:40 pm   Subject: OT - Hunting Rifle Ammunition Shortage
Lots of ammo and even some reloading components showing up by me in central mn lately. Scheels has the most ammo by far. Most of the ammo Iím seeing is rifle and pistol not much if any shotgun other t ...
Topic: Local happenings
Emtymag

Replies: 3
Views: 446

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 28, 2021 6:59 pm   Subject: Local happenings
I rarely chase upland game but my waterfowl travels take around a good portion of central and western MN.

That said, with this dry warm weather we have had the crop harvest is unusually far along ...
Topic: Favorite way to carry shells.
Emtymag

Replies: 29
Views: 2180

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2021 5:55 pm   Subject: Favorite way to carry shells.
Filson strap vest for walk in duck hunts.

Boss shot canvas bag for boat or blind hunts.

Old orange vest for upland.

Small belt mounted bob allen trap style pouch for sporting clays or trap.
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Topic: #5 shot
Emtymag

Replies: 8
Views: 973

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 6:52 pm   Subject: #5 shot
The local fleet store by me had 5 or so boxes of each of the following.
Kent 1oz #5
browning 1 1/8th oz #6
federal flight stopper lead #5 and #4.
Topic: WANTED: Sweet 16 Auto-5 Barrel
Emtymag

Replies: 6
Views: 707

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:27 pm   Subject: WANTED: Sweet 16 Auto-5 Barrel
Show me a complete auto 5 for $750 please.
Topic: Lucky For Once
Emtymag

Replies: 3
Views: 650

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:56 pm   Subject: Lucky For Once
Thanks for being a sponsor!

I feel attendance at these events are less than should be and ďwinningĒ is icing on the cake.

I Myself support pheasants forever but I rarely pheasant hunt, they do ...
Topic: 16 Gauge 2 1/2" shells getting real hard to purchase
Emtymag

Replies: 86
Views: 5550

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:51 pm   Subject: 16 Gauge 2 1/2" shells getting real hard to purchase
Stack it deep when itís ďcheapĒ, which is always yesterday.

Better to have it and not need than need it and not have it.
Topic: 1897 Refinishing
Emtymag

Replies: 18
Views: 1885

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:28 pm   Subject: 1897 Refinishing
Dang it. I just missed a 1897 in 16ga while bidding on a auto 5 16ga.

1897 went for $400, auto 5 for $1300
Topic: Bismuth #8 Shells
Emtymag

Replies: 12
Views: 1329

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:26 pm   Subject: Bismuth #8 Shells
https://bossshotshells.com/shotshells/bismuth/

Get some boss #7 if they are in stock, plus they come in purple
Topic: Sweet 16 A5....need overall impression after a season or two
Emtymag

Replies: 22
Views: 1958

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:25 pm   Subject: Sweet 16 A5....need overall impression after a season or two
I had a ďnewĒ sweet 16ga inertia gun. It tipped/fell hard in the duck blind and bent the barrel. Confirmed by several shooters, pattern board and slugs.

Down the road it went.

Waiting on someth ...
Topic: The cost of reloading vs factory ammo
Emtymag

Replies: 28
Views: 2121

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:22 pm   Subject: The cost of reloading vs factory ammo
I still donít know if I shoot to reload or reload to shoot.

Either way ammo is down there on the list of cost on the hunting budget.
Topic: No-Tox shot?
Emtymag

Replies: 10
Views: 855

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:20 pm   Subject: No-Tox shot?
https://bossshotshells.com/shotshells/bismuth/

Bismuth
Topic: New Boss shot web site and shot sizes
Emtymag

Replies: 16
Views: 1536

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:28 pm   Subject: New Boss shot web site and shot sizes
I donít understand the duplex loads nor do I use them. Iím sure itís more marketing than anything for guys sitting on the fence about what shot size to buy.

Simple solution is, donít buy them.
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Topic: 2021 waterfowl
Emtymag

Replies: 3
Views: 464

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:24 pm   Subject: 2021 waterfowl
MN had a early teal season this year. I wasnít totally on board but made it out twice.
The first time I came home empty handed.
The second time I had 2 come to the decoys and found some on public ...
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