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    Default non tox loads

    What is the best non tox load that comes in a box of 25? I am going to try to hunt some pheasant this year on public ground that has a watershed on it thus needing the non tox shot.

    Currently I thnk I am going to go for "Heavy Steel" but have also considered "Blackcloud".

    Bismaxx, Heavy Shot, and alike I am sure are great but I don't feel like spending $2.86 with every trigger pull.

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    I used to reload steel shell casings with lead shot. That worked like a charm.
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    Isn't lead considered toxic?


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    Quote Originally Posted by beareezyfaneezy View Post
    Isn't lead considered toxic?
    Yes, but it's better for hunting. It doesn't look like lead when it's loaded inside of a case that says it's steel shot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegas View Post
    Yes, but it's better for hunting. It doesn't look like lead when it's loaded inside of a case that says it's steel shot.
    That seems to defeat the purpose of the original post. I must say that you showing no concern for the environment doesn't really surprise me.


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    Quote Originally Posted by beareezyfaneezy View Post
    That seems to defeat the purpose of the original post. I must say that you showing no concern for the environment doesn't really surprise me.
    I was referring to over 20 years ago. But let's get real.....lead doesn't exist in nature?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegas View Post
    I was referring to over 20 years ago. But let's get real.....lead doesn't exist in nature?
    It does exist, but I don't see any reason to add more to it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by beareezyfaneezy View Post
    It does exist, but I don't see any reason to add more to it.
    No more is getting added. Only moved.
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    For waterfowl hunting and hunting in wildlife management areas, you have to use steel. I am amazed the government haven't forced companies to go to nonlead shot and bullets for sportsman. Also they still sell lead sinkers and jigs.

    Lead is cheap where the others double + the price.
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    Went with the Blackcloud #3 shot 3" = deadbirds

    Figured I would try the #4 shot = wounded birds that wanted to run on us.

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