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Mountain Zebra Skin. Credit: USFWS

Publications & ID Notes

SHOT PELLETS

LEAD SHOT

STEEL SHOT

Eley Tungsten-Poly

BISMUTH-TIN SHOT

TUNGSTEN IRON SHOT

TIN SHOT

CUBIC LEAD

ZINC SHOT

TUNGSTEN-MATRIX SHOT

WHOLE PELLETS

SURFACE TEXTURES

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELEY TUNGSTEN-POLYMER SHOT

Eley Tungsten-Polymer Shot

ELEY TUNGSTEN-POLYMER  shot sold in "Black Feather" shells by Eley Hawk Ltd. of Birmingham, England was introduced in the early 1990's.  Although "Black Feather" shells were marketed as the "unique answer to the environmental problems of lead concentrations in sensitive areas" in other countries, Eley Hawk did not apply for nontoxic status with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Eley no longer sells its "Black Feather" tungsten-polymer shells.  "Black Feather" tungsten-polymer shot is not approved for waterfowl hunting in the United States.

Shot Pellet
See Full Size Eley Tungsten-Polymer Shot Pellet

Texture
See Full Size Eley Tungsten-Polymer Shot Texture 

Composition
See Full Size Eley Tungsten-Polymer Shot Composition

Disclaimer: The name brand shells used to exemplify shot types in this presentation were, unless otherwise noted, randomly selected for graphic purposes. Their presence is not intended to infer product endorsement or non-endorsement.

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