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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZINC SHOT

Zinc Shot

ZINC SHOT, not to be confused with zinc-coated shot, is one of the many non-lead specialty shot types that may be encountered in foreign and, occasionally, in domestic manufactured shot shells. Solid ("pure") zinc shot is not approved for waterfowl hunting in the United States.

Shot Pellet
See Full Size Zinc Shot Pellet

Texture
See Full Size Zinc Shot Texture

Composition
See Full Size Zinc 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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