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#6189346 - 02/17/12 07:58 PM 20 gauge WW hulls
Buck1919 Offline
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Loc: Minnesota, USA
Does anyone know the difference from the old style WW hulls to the WW "HS" hulls for the 20 gauge? I see the "HS" hulls are cheaper. Is there an issue with the HS hulls for reloading quality/ease/durablity?

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#6190287 - 02/18/12 07:26 AM Re: 20 gauge WW hulls [Re: Buck1919]
Dutch Offline
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Registered: 01/28/02
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Loc: Pocatello
They load fine, but the HS are two piece hulls, not one piece. In the early runs for certain, base were migrating, especially in semi-auto's.

I never did care too much for the old style AA's, but they loaded good.

If I were to spend money on hulls (perish the thought), it'd be nitros or STS's all the way. JMO, Dutch.
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#6192248 - 02/18/12 06:08 PM Re: 20 gauge WW hulls [Re: Dutch]
ring3 Offline
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Registered: 01/18/09
Posts: 1081
Loc: West Virginia
I loaded 500 of the new 2 peice Win AA hulls 9 times without any problems. Still have them and will likely load them again someday for one final "pasture shoot". A lot of shooters I encounter will not touch them because of the 2 piece design. Mine were all shot in a break open gun.

As far as I know all Remington hulls are still one piece. The Nitro's and STS's are prized hulls locally. I've had great success with the Sport Loads, Gun Clubs, Black Beauties etc... . Lots of them on the ground and in the burn barrels at local clubs if you don't mind picking them up.

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#6231369 - 02/28/12 09:57 AM Re: 20 gauge WW hulls [Re: ring3]
REDGUN Offline
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Registered: 04/24/09
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Loc: DFW, TEXAS
I didn't switch anything out on my loader/load, going from the old hull to the new.

The 12 gs HS hull is a different story. mad

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#6231418 - 02/28/12 10:10 AM Re: 20 gauge WW hulls [Re: REDGUN]
Dutch Offline
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Registered: 01/28/02
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Yes, you will need to adjust your loader. Lower the pre-crimp station until the opening left is the size of a pencil eraser. There are full instructions all over the internet -- just google it. HTH, Dutch.
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#6279638 - 03/11/12 04:32 PM Re: 20 gauge WW hulls [Re: Dutch]
baltz526 Offline
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Registered: 08/24/05
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Loc: lapine oregon
I load them up for chukar hunting, they work just fine.
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