Shooting clays out of the sky is very fun, but also valuable training for all kinds of shooters. While some shooters prefer a casual environment, competition is where some of the best shooters live. For them, Federal has released the new Top Gun Lead and Top Gun Steel shotshells. These are designed specifically for shooting clays and use a paper over-powder wad.
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Experience the clay-crushing performance of one of our most trusted target loads and leave less plastic downrange. Select Federal® Top Gun® offerings combine the new Paper Wad, cellulose-based filler and a paper gas-sealing over-powder wad to maximize patterns while reducing shooters’ impact.
Federal Top Gun Lead and Steel Paper Wad
Federal’s Top Gun shells come in lead or steel. Both versions are made to send clays to their doom. They use a cellulose-based filler to keep the shot patterning right. Federal is giving shooters a total of four options, all of which are 12-gauge, 2 3/4″ shells. If lead is what you want, 7.5 and 8 shot is available. They both use a 1 1/8 ounce charge and fly toward the target at 1,200 feet per second. If steel is more your style, 7.5 shot is your only option. Both use a one-ounce charge, one gives you 1,250 feet per second, while the other pumps an extra 50 feet per second, totaling 1,300. All of these options use a paper wad to help reduce the amount of plastic on the ground.
- Gauge: 12
- Shot materials: Steel, lead
- Shell length: 2 3/4″
- Charge weight: 1 oz, 1 1/8 oz
- Shells per box: 25
- MSRP: $19.99, $17.99
If you’d like more information about either of these clay busters, visit the Federal Premium website. For more updates and product announcements, be sure to follow Federal on their social media pages. Drop a like and follow on their Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Keep smashing those clays!
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