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  • how many individual shells do you get in 1 round?

    how many individual shells do you get in 1 round?

  • #2
    Do you mean "pellets?B.B.s) it would depend on the round your shooting. 000 Buckshot/18 in a in. shell to a couple of hundred in a "T" shotshell(for geese/ducks).

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    • #3
      BB's? the higher the shot number, the more the BB's. that's why 6 and 7 shot are more ideal for geese and ducks..and 2 to 4 shot are recommended for turkey. a one shot would be a slug. if you don't know what a slug is, it's basically a big chunk of metal put into a shotgun case that you can shoot deer with. deer for me anyways. i'm sure you could be creative and shoot other stuff with it.

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      • #4
        The words "shell" and "round" are synonomous and mean a cartrige that is to be fired in a gun. If the round is a shot gun shell, it will have multiple pellets (or BBs) in it. The bigger the shot, the fewer the pellets. I shoot 6 shot on turkeys (aiming for the head), 2 and 4 shot on ducks, 2 shot and BBs on geese and 4 shot on pheasants and rabbits, 7 shot on quail. If the round is a rifle cartrige, it will have one bullet.

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        • #5
          One round usually refers to one unfired cartridge. If your rifle has a magazine capacity of four rounds, it can contain four live cartridges.

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          • #6
            round of skeet or trap is 25

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            • #7
              a round is a shell. hit the books

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              • #8
                Reid, I can't say as I know anyone that shoots geese with 6 or 7 shot, that is a very light load even if you were shooting Heavy Shot, even then with that I would not go lower than 3 shot on geese; which would be limited to shooting decoying geese at less than 25 yards. The smallest shot size I use are #2 in 3in. Winchester Supremes when I hunt decoys and BBs in 3 or 3.5 Black Cloud for pass shooting.

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                • #9
                  1 shell means 1 round.

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