Federal Speed-Shok Waterfowl #4 Shot 1-1/8 oz. 2-3/4" 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds
In the pursuit of environmental conscientiousness, steel shot has become the standard requirement for hunting in wetlands within the US. While lead is not water soluble, it nonetheless plays a negative impact upon the country’s natural resources: the ecosystem and game that is so important to today’s and future generations. The requires a need to recognize that steel does have different ballistic properties than lead: it is because steel is lighter and therefore has more pellets per ounce as well as a higher muzzle velocity. The 2.75” shell from Federal is loaded with 1-1/8 ounces of #4 shot, this is approximately 216 steel pellets that are .14” in diameter, that has a muzzle velocity of 1375 feet per second. This is ideal for waterfowl hunting in a shell length that virtually every 12 gauge shotgun’s chambered can handle.
Shotgun ammunition by Federal is a mainstay of the American sporting and hunting community. This is because of their unflinching devotion to quality materials and dependable performance. Provided with boxer primed shells for reloading value, the company maintains the same standards it was founded with in the 1920’s. Federal steel shells also come with improved wadding to protect the barrels from steel scouring.