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birdshot

A type of small shot—from 0.05 to 0.18 inches in diameter—found in shotgun shells, which is used to hunt birds (e.g., ducks, pheasant) and other small animals.
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The device consists of a magazine, electrician's tape, a machine screw, and a shotgun shell. The flat portion of the machine screw is attached over the primer on the shotgun shell with the electrician's tape.
Normally, the top wad for a shotgun shell is made from a softer, more pliable material, said Lilliott.
Police were focusing their efforts early Friday morning in the area of Coral Street where they reportedly found a shotgun shell and shattered glass, according to scanner reports.
Abu Deif received a shotgun shell to the skull as he covered clashes outside Ithadiya Presidential Palace last week.
I know guys who gave regulations the end around and put loaded speed loaders in shotgun shell boxes and passed them off as factory-loaded ammunition or even replaced the powdered contents of diet and exercise supplements with loose propellant.
That may change this year because both Winchester and Remington are entering the "coyote" shotgun shell market dominated by the Hevi-Shot brand and its effective "Dead Coyote" T-shot ammunition.
Capping off an emotionally trying week at Mundelein High School, officials sent out an email Friday that dismissed fears arising out of two disturbing finds on Thursday evening: a threatening online message accompanied by the image of a rifle, and a student's report of finding a shotgun shell in a school bathroom.
The program first launched with Federal's Pheasants Forever-labeled Wing-Shok shotgun shell boxes--it later evolved in 2010 and 2011 with the introduction of Prairie Storm and Prairie Storm FS Steel respectively.
A giant sized one - not a shotgun shell - just a bullet.
Saturday, ready to offer educated estimates on how much grandpa's fishing creel or old shotgun shell boxes would bring at auction.
The Versaport gas system regulates semiauto cycling pressures based on the length of the shotgun shell. This allows shooters to run 23/4- to 3-inch loads with reliability while maintaining consistent perceived recoil.