• 23.6.2014
    Remington Nitro Magnum's 'little brother' in length 2 3/4 inch (70 mm)
    Shotgunpattern.net took a few test shots of Remington Nitro Magnum in length 2 3/4 inches / 70 mm (which is normally sold in 3 inches magnum). The recoild was noticeable according to my shoulder... :=)
    We tested shots No. 6 (2,7 mm) and No. 4 (3,2 mm). The 'little brother' was giving pretty good patterns, especially in shot No. 6 (see patterns #1600 and #1602)
    See the winner of the test »
  • 28.3.2014
    Magnum lead shots in shot size #6 (2,7 mm) in a test
    Shotgunpattern.net tested magnum shots in shot size No. 6. Shotshells which were tested were Saga Magnum, Rottweil Magnum and Winchester Super Speed Gen2 (see the best pattern in each link)
    In addition to that we tried Muller Chokes (made in U.S.A.) models H20 Passing (waterfowl inside 31-50 yards) and Decoy (waterfowl inside 30 yards)
    See an example of steel shot pattern »
  • 10.7.2013
    UnA-Tungsten - heavy pellet material in a test
    Shotgunpattern.net tested long distance shotgun patterns. Lead shots Remington Nitro Magnum and Fiocchi Magnum gave 'not bad' patterns at 40m distance (lead density 11,34 g/cm3).
    UnA-Tungsten's (density 18,5 g/cm3) hit percentage was 65% at 60m distance with a proper combination! UnA-materials www.unlimitedammo.fi
    See the results »
  • 5.6.2013
    Winchester Blind Side - square pellets in waterfowl hunting?
    Shotgunpattern.net patterned Winchester Blind Side, which is a steel shot containing square pellets. Two shotguns and a few chokes were used in the tests. The best pattern of this test had 4 void circles
    at 35 meters distance. There were 114-137 hits in the target circle, depending on the combination. The patterns were shot by Beretta and Baikal shotguns...
    See the results »

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[arto66 2014-11-21 23:18:45] # 1904
Ase Benelli Montefeltro (12/70) Semi-automatic
Year of manufacture: 1990

Patruuna RC 40 No. 3 Shell 70 mm / Shot 3.30 mm / 40 g (Lead)
Year of manufacture: 2008
Muzzle velocity: 410 m/s

Supistaja Full (F) A gun manufacturer's own choke

Distance: 36 m
Diameter of the target circle: 75 cm
Temperature: -1 C


Hits:
41 %
55 %
45 %
Density: 1.2
Inner ring hits 22 pieces
Outer ring hits 55 pieces
77/187

Voids: 12


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Cartridge rating:
1
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1.50

Game targets

Duck
Canada goose
Capercaillie male
Hazel grouse
Crow (pest bird)

[arto66 2014-11-09 19:03:25] # 1901
Ase Benelli Montefeltro (12/70) Semi-automatic
Year of manufacture: 1985

Patruuna Sellier & Bellot Fortuna No. 2 Shell 70 mm / Shot 3.75 mm / 36 g (Lead)
Year of manufacture: 2008
Muzzle velocity: 385 m/s

Supistaja Full (F) A gun manufacturer's own choke

Distance: 36 m
Diameter of the target circle: 75 cm
Temperature: -3 C


Hits:
57 %
80 %
20 %
Density: 4.07
Inner ring hits 38 pieces
Outer ring hits 28 pieces
66/115

Voids: 9


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Cartridge rating:
1
votes
3.00

Game targets

Duck
Canada goose
Capercaillie male
Hazel grouse
Crow (pest bird)

[swimfam 2014-11-04 06:11:58] # 1590
Ase Browning B725 Sporter (12/76) Double-barreled (over/under)
Year of manufacture: 2013

Patruuna Homemade LB6 No. 4 Shell 70 mm / Shot 3.00 mm / 32 g (Lead)
Year of manufacture: 2014

Supistaja Modified (M) Browning Invector DS

Distance: 35 m
Diameter of the target circle: 75 cm
Temperature: +30 C


Hits:
87 %
74 %
26 %
Density: 2.9
Inner ring hits 85 pieces
Outer ring hits 88 pieces
173/200

Voids: 0


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Cartridge rating:
1
votes
5.00

Game targets

Duck
Canada goose
Capercaillie male
Hazel grouse
Crow (pest bird)

[Aku98 2014-10-24 01:16:42] # 1899
Ase Benelli Super Black Eagle II (12/89) Semi-automatic
Year of manufacture: 2014

Patruuna Winchester Long Beard XR No. 4 Shell 89 mm / Shot 3.30 mm / 57 g (Lead)
Year of manufacture: 2014
Muzzle velocity: 365 m/s

Supistaja Improved Modified (IM) Carlson's Sporting Clays

Distance: 50 m
Diameter of the target circle: 75 cm
Temperature: -3 C


Hits:
64 %
67 %
33 %
Density: 2
Inner ring hits 68 pieces
Outer ring hits 102 pieces
170/267

Voids: 2


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Cartridge rating:
2
votes
5.00

Game targets

Duck
Canada goose
Capercaillie male
Hazel grouse
Crow (pest bird)

[Aku98 2014-10-24 01:09:56] # 1898
Ase Benelli Super Black Eagle II (12/89) Semi-automatic
Year of manufacture: 2014

Patruuna Mirage Super Magnum 89 T3 No. 1 Shell 89 mm / Shot 4.00 mm / 66 g (Lead)
Year of manufacture: 2014
Muzzle velocity: 388 m/s

Supistaja Improved Modified (IM) Carlson's Sporting Clays

Distance: 50 m
Diameter of the target circle: 75 cm
Temperature: -3 C


Hits:
44 %
56 %
44 %
Density: 1.25
Inner ring hits 23 pieces
Outer ring hits 55 pieces
78/179

Voids: 9


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Cartridge rating:
1
votes
3.50

Game targets

Duck
Canada goose
Capercaillie male
Hazel grouse
Crow (pest bird)


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