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Shot Size Table*


LEAD SHOT


 
  Shot number  |  diameter (inches)  |  diameter (mm) |  approx no. of 
               |                     |                |  pellets in 1 oz.
_______________|_____________________|________________|_________________
               |                     |                |
 000 BUCK      |         .36         |      9.14      |        6.2
               |                     |                |
  00 BUCK      |         .33         |      8.38      |          8
               |                     |                |
   0 BUCK      |         .32         |      8.13      |          9
               |                     |                |
   1 BUCK      |         .30         |      7.62      |         11
               |                     |                |
   2 BUCK      |         .27         |      6.86      |         15
               |                     |                |
   3 BUCK      |         .25         |      6.35      |         19
               |                     |                |
   4 BUCK      |         .24         |      6.10      |         21 
               |                     |                |
     BB        |         .18         |      4.57      |         50
               |                     |                |
      2        |         .148        |      3.76      |         90
               |                     |                |
      4        |         .129        |      3.28      |        135
               |                     |                |
      5        |         .120        |      3.05      |        170
               |                     |                |
      6        |         .109        |      2.77      |        225
               |                     |                |
      7.5      |         .094        |      2.39      |        350
               |                     |                |
      8        |         .089        |      2.26      |        410
               |                     |                |
      8.5      |         .085        |      2.16      |        470
               |                     |                |
      9        |         .079        |      2.01      |        585
               |                     |                |
     12        |         .05         |      1.3       |       2300
_______________|_____________________|________________|_________________
 
 
Hard to find Rifle and Shotgun ammo
STEEL SHOT

 
  Shot number  |  diameter (inches)  |  diameter (mm) |  no. of pellets
               |                     |                |      in 1 oz.
_______________|_____________________|________________|_________________
               |                     |                |
      F        |         .22         |      5.59      |         40
               |                     |                |
      T        |         .20         |      5.08      |         53
               |                     |                |
     BBB       |         .19         |      4.83      |         61
               |                     |                |
      BB       |         .18         |      4.57      |         72
               |                     |                |
      1        |         .16         |      2.79      |        103
               |                     |                |
      2        |         .15         |      3.05      |        125
               |                     |                |
      3        |         .14         |      3.30      |        154
               |                     |                |
      4        |         .13         |      3.56      |        191
               |                     |                |
      5        |         .12         |      3.81      |        244
               |                     |                |
      6        |         .11         |      2.79      |        317
               |                     |                |
      7        |         .10         |      2.54      |        422
_______________|_____________________|________________|_________________
 
*source: Winchester Reloading Guide
        NRA Firearms Fact Book

Archive:
B&P Sporting and Competion 2000 (5/2000)


 

 

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