The original Paradox was loaded to two velocity levels...black powder at 1000'/" and Cordite at 1200'/". It is true that the Pumpkin Ball is nothing but a lead sphere. 12 Gauge 2 3/4" Ball And Chain Ammunition, 12 Gauge Tracer and Incendiary Ammunition, 12 Gauge Special Defense and Tactical Ammunition.
It is true that the Pumpkin Ball is nothing but a lead sphere. 5 CARTRIDGES. I confirmed that they rolled freely down the barrels of the 12 gauge guns I planned to fire them out of. Unlike the original, it is loaded today in a modern 3" 12 ga. Mag. I'm lucky that the two barrels seem to converge at about 50 yards, but it doesn't always work that way for every gun. It seems to work well. Load as many as will fit into a shotgun shell, and you have a pumpkin load. 000 “triple-ought” sized balls are small enough to fit snugly inside a shot-cup inside a .410 barrel. I have a Beretta ML over-under. Before these were available I was reduced to shooting steel ball bearings out of my Bess, and it wasnt the best outcome.
Another nice bonus is excellent penetration. However, no other shape is more resistant to deflection and deflecting influences than this time-proven projectile design. Midsouth carries everything from the muzzleloader, rifle, or pistol you want, to the black powder, sabots, lead balls, and bullets that go in it, in stock and for sale, from great brand like Lyman, … Out of stock View Details » View Details » Sellier & Bellot SB12RSA Special Rubber Ball 12GA 2.75" 2-11/16oz 15 Rubber Pellets Shot - 25sh Box. 1250 fps using 28 grains of Unique, 2, .125 11 gauge card wads and one 11 ga. 1/2" cushion.
Simplicity in design makes for easy reloading. Like the original Paradox load, it has a .730"-730 gr hard cast heat treated bullet. East Tennessee, in the shadows of the Smokies, http://castboolits.gunloads.com/sho...RB-success-!&p=4176165&viewfull=1#post4176165, https://www.ballisticproducts.com/m...gs-12ga-715-550gr-25_pak/productinfo/7000004/, A long way from heaven and too close to Chicago. Muzzleloader, Rifle, and Pistol Round Balls: Interested in muzzleloading? Visit Guns and Ammo to read a review on ITX shot. Discussion in 'Shotguns' started by Keyfer 55, Apr 7, 2018. The velocity Of Tri-Ball II is 1050'/" and Tri-ball II is 1150'/" (both from 20" barrels). The best ballistics gives a lot of advantages. With all the new shotgun slug technology in 12 and 20 gauge and the availability of many manufactures of shotgun rifled barrels my question to you is, why would you use a “pumpkin ball”? © 2017 Ballistic Products Inc. All Rights Reserved.
I consider this load 100% pig worthy in lead-free California. Made like an original antique ball mold, from the 1750 to 1870 era, this single cavity mold is made of forged steel, neatly fitted and hinged. tommygirlMT Post subject: Re: The "Pumpkin Ball" is back. 12 GAUGE AMMO.
You can see the targets on Facebook at Timewalker Guide Service. Thank you for your patience. The optimal solution for smooth and rifled barrels. 5 CARTRIDGES. The inspiration is supplied by the character of Omar Little, a vastly feared stick-up artist who makes a living robbing drug gangs of their money and product. A reincarnation of a traditional round lead bullet in form of a sub-calibre ball made of the mildest possible steel. 12 GAUGE 70 MM | 2 3/4 INCH. I played with some RB loads with charges ranging from 55 to 90 grains; at 90, the ball would go through three 2x6s and lodge in the fourth. Time-tested bullet weight and optimal energy, good penetration and environmental friendliness. We are producing and shipping as quickly as possible. Similar to the antique "possibles bag" style ball mold used by Mel Gibson in the movie The Patriot, this .710" ball is ideal for use in .72 caliber smoothbore muskets, 12 gauge shotguns, and .72 caliber rifles. IMPORTANT: Due to Extreme High Volume of Orders, Shipping Times Are Impacted. Joined: Fri Mar 16, 2007 12:47 am Posts: 11248 Location: Coastal NC I used them as a kid back in the 1940s-50s. I have shot a 16 gauge pump with a “pumpkin ball” back in the 70’s. The concept is popular with .410 ammunition manufacturers.
This is a great defensive round or for dangerous game. The Original Dixie Terminator12 is a reintroduction of the famous British Paradox Load. 12 Gauge 2 3/4″ Buck and Ball Heavy Defense Ammunition. A simple sphere is not a very exotic design.
And it brings only benefits, such as better accuracy and less recoil. When discussing shotguns, pumpkin balls are nothing but lead balls that will barely fit into the barrel. hull with modern components. Send your testimonials to email@example.com. Posted September 1, 2011 in Ammunition, Shotguns by Steve Johnson with 17 CommentsTags: Ammunition, shotgun, shotguns, I can’t ever recall hearing the term “pumpkin balls” before to describe a type of shotgun load, despite being a big fan of the TV drama The Wire. The Buck and Ball round is loaded with 9 00 Buck and a 58 caliber musket ball. I confirmed that they rolled freely down the barrels of the 12 gauge guns I planned to fire them out of. 000 “triple-ought” sized balls are small enough to fit snugly inside a shot-cup inside a .410 barrel. Given the heavy weight of this slug, the Pumpkin Ball delivers massive energy upon impact, making it a great choice for very tight shots and woods shooting. 80 grains FFg. Longer barrels will produce about 25'/" per extra inch.
It is still one of the most reliable short to mid-range, dense cover slugs. I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online.
The recall wasn't worse than a one ounce shot load with the same powder charge, and the combined group would stay well within a deer's boiler room. For dangerous game & tactical defense situations. I think if the gun had widely varying POIs between the two barrels and I wanted to hunt with it, I'd pick one barrel for the ball load and work up a 00 bunk load for the other. When discussing shotguns, pumpkin balls are nothing but lead balls that will barely fit into the barrel. Your order can take up to 45-60 days to process. - NOTE they did NOT roll out of the tightest choked barrels! I did add lead weight to the butt stock to tame some of the recoil. Dismiss. Harder hitting, deeper penetration!! All Slugs/Bullets are Heat Treated and Alox Lubed - TriBall Wads are Dusted with Motor Mica & Buffered with Teflon Buffer. Excellent stopping power at short distances due to the high muzzle velocity and high accuracy up to 15 m. Cardboard box packing 200 pcs (40 x 5 small packages inside). RSS-12 Rigid Structure Sabot (only) 12ga (50/bag), Law Enforcement/Military Shotshell Contract. In the above picture, you can see the three .60 caliber balls from Dixie Tri-ball II (12 ga 3") and Tri-Ball III (3 1/2"). Somehow, I'm reminded too much of Gilbert and Sullivan – "let the punishment fit the crime tra la, but the punishment fit the crime.". The concept is popular with .410 ammunition manufacturers. Your access to this website signifies your understanding of, consent to, and agreements with the terms and restrictions outlined on our legal notice page. Although adapt when handling any firearm, Mr. Little favors a shotgun loaded with “pumpkin balls”. Load as many as will fit into a shotgun shell, and you have a pumpkin load. For dangerous game & tactical defense situations. I haven't seen one in 50 years.
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1-1/8 Oz Pumpkin Ball Slug plus upgraded swaged, nickel coated 00 Buckshot Pellets. When discussing shotguns, pumpkin balls are nothing but lead balls that will barely fit into the barrel. I Agree that my E-mail id is used inorder to notify me when the products becomes Back In Stock, Due to extreme shortages, as seen on the news, all orders will have a 45 day addition to the processing time. Neither The High Road nor any of its directors, members, managers, employees, agents, vendors, or suppliers will be liable for any direct, indirect, general, bodily injury, compensatory, special, punitive, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this forum or any services associated with this forum, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this forum, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages.