|Bullet Weight||1 oz.|
|Bullet Type||#8 Shot|
|Use Type||Sporting Clays, Target Loads, Upland Game|
|Ammo Caliber||20 Gauge|
|Manufacturer SKU||UC202SI 8|
|Muzzle Velocity (fps)||1165|
|Cost Per Round||33.8¢ per round|
Heavy game loads like this one produce dense shot patterns that can make the difference when it comes to scoring a decisive hit. Their recoil can be somewhat stouter than a normal load, especially in lighter shotguns.
Federal ammunition has been made in Anoka, Minnesota since the 1920s. The company produced ammo for the US military during World War II; today, its major customers include self-defense, hunting, and sport shooters as well as police agencies and the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. As of 2015, the company is a division of Vista Outdoor, which also owns other notable ammo brands including CCI, Estate, and Speer.