|Bullet Weight||1 oz.|
|Bullet Type||#8 Shot|
|Ammo Caliber||12 Gauge|
|Muzzle Velocity (fps)||1250|
|Cost Per Round||60.0¢ per round|
Fiocchi knows that the secret to a great target load is a narrow pattern, as that is the aspect of performance which lands more pellets on the target. This shell’s #8 shot pellets are quite small – 0.09” diameter each, which is why 410 of them easily fit inside a standard 2-3/4” hull. But Fiocchi goes one step further by casting those shot pellets out of first-run chilled lead. Lead becomes substantially harder when it is cooled the instant following formation, and a pellet is able to conserve the spherical form it needs to pattern tightly when it is so hard. The shell’s cushioned wad also softens the force of rapid acceleration for its shot pellets, which only tightens its pattern even more.
Its relatively lighter shot column and middle-of-the-road 1,250 fps muzzle velocity both contribute to this shell’s very manageable recoil. Fiocchi’s shotshells are noncorrosive, reloadable, and made in Missouri.