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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUNGSTEN-IRON SHOT

Tungsten Iron Shot

TUNGSTEN-IRON  shot developed by Federal Cartridge Company received temporary U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service approval for U.S. waterfowl hunting during the 1997-98 season except for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region of Alaska.  This approval was subsequently extended to include the 1998-99 waterfowl season. 

Shot Pellet
See Full Size Tungsten-Iron Shot Pellet

Texture
See Full Size Tungsten-Iron Shot Texture

Composition
See Full Size Tungsten-Iron 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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