I believe these are the hulls known as Winchester with polyformed plastic base.. they can reload a couple of times, but you need be really careful as they tend to crush above the steel rim if you try too hard to crimp them..
Can you reload Winchester universal?
The Universals can be loaded with the Win AA data, though I find their reloading life short. I load them once or twice at most and use them in my auto. For loading life the STS is a far better hull. Get yourself several good reloading manuals and read up on the process, equipment & loading data.
Can you reload Winchester Super Target hulls?
Basically, as long as they’re plastic hulls, they can be reloaded.
Can you reload Winchester shotgun shells?
Winchester AA and Remington STS hulls are the two most common, highest-quality hulls for reloading available today. They have brass heads and durable plastic cases that last for quite a few reloads. You can either buy factory loads and save the hulls or purchase empties from gun clubs or online.
Are all shotgun hulls reloadable?
Virtually ANY hull CAN be reloaded; some far more sucessfully than others. Only a few types of hulls are desireable for reloading, however.
How many times can you reload a 12 gauge shell?
As stated, the number of times a hull can be reloaded varies. Factors such as hull type, powder used, shot weight, and even lot number can have an affect. I have gotten as many as 16 reloads out of AAs and STSs and the new Federal “smoothies” have lasted 12 reloads until I gave up counting.
Are federal Top Gun hulls reloadable?
Yes, they have the paper base so I only reload once then discard the hull. I super size mine prior to loading them on my single stage press due to sizing issues, on my progressive it doesn’t seem to be an issue. There is different load data for the top gun than what is called out for the gold medal.
Is Winchester Super Target lead or steel?
Winchester Super Target 12 Gauge Ammunition – 25 Rounds of 2-3/4″ 1-1/8 oz. #7 Steel Shot. If you need to use lead-free shot at your next clays outing, try Winchester Super Target ammunition. This 12 gauge ammo is a potent clay-buster that produces good patterning at medium range.
What kind of powder do you use to reload shotgun shells?
Green Dot and Longshot are my favorite Alliant powders. Longshot gets higher velocities for 16-gauge than any other. Blue Dot is another good powder for 16-gauge. Green Dot and Hodgdon Unique are my go-to powders for 28-gauge.
Are all Winchester AA hulls the same?
Winchester advises that the original Win AA and the new Win AA-HS hulls are interchangeable. In the general sense of speed and pressure this may be true. However, there are some fit and finish concerns that require attention and different, accomodating components.
Can you reload shotgun slugs?
Equipment and components needed for basic slug reloading include (from left to right) a shotshell reloading press such as the Lee Load-All, powder, powder funnel, a scale, powder trickler, and powder dipper, slugs, and Winchester AA shotshell hulls. … Both slugs can be fired through rifled and smooth bores.
What are the best shotgun hulls to reload?
The general rule is premium hulls are the best. That being Remington STS ( which is the most preferred hull for loading ,the the Win. AA and the Federal premium hulls. You can reload others but you will just have to find out what works for you .
Do you tumble shotgun hulls?
+1 on the washing machine, as long as they are one-piece plastic hulls. Don’t wash them if they have fiber base wads.. Tumbling them in a polisher is likely to make them look worse.
How many times can a shotshell be reloaded?
Generally speaking, paper hulls can be reloaded twice with target type reloads before they ‘pin hole’. Plastic hulls can go from a couple of times, sometimes, but not always, to as many as five or six before they get both dirty and ragged looking.