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fiocchi load

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fiocchi load

Postby Savage16 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 4:24 pm

Does anyone have a load for Fiocchi hulls for 7/8oz at 1250ish?Thanks
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Re: fiocchi load

Postby VietnamMarine66 » Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:43 pm

Savage 16,
Sorry you have not gotten a reply on this, and I'm not going to be any help i'm afraid. I got some 20 ga primed Fiocchi 3" from BPI with the hope of loading some 1oz or 1-1/8 nickel #5-1/2 for my version of a golden Pheasant load. Even with considerable farting around with crimp adjustments, I kept getting the base collapsing before the crimp would close up. I've given up and gone back to STS 2-3/4 because these fiocchi hulls are worthless as far as I can see. Other than looking in all the usual places (Alliant, Hodgden, Lyman, etc, I wouldn't know where to tell you to go for 28 gauge Fiocchi recipes. Good Luck. Wish I could be more help.
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Re: fiocchi load

Postby Bob » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:12 am

25.5 gr Lil'gun
sg28II wad
chedite or Fiocchi primer
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Re: fiocchi load

Postby oldthompson » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:53 pm

New primed Fiocchi hulls need to be trimmed down to 2-3/4". The last batch I got was around 2-13/16" as they came.

You can even trim them down a hair short, better that than long.

Ballistic Products Inc. has a whole mess of 7/8oz. loads in thier 28ga. manual.
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Re: fiocchi load

Postby skeettx » Sun Apr 08, 2012 1:35 pm

Getting closer,
My 28 gauge has a 3 inch chamber

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