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SHOT Show 2012: ATK's Federal Premium #1 Buck Shot

January 18, 2012  | 

Photo: ATK
Photo: ATK

ATK's new Federal Premium #1 buckshot arrived at SHOT Show in Las Vegas as a hard-hitting shotgun round offering tighter patterns for law enforcement officers.

The shells, which have the company's FliteControl wad, give 12-gauge operators 15 pellets compared to 00 buck's eight pellets. The 2 3/4-inch shell carries a muzzle velocity of 1,145 feet per second, according to ATK.

In testing, the buck shot's pattern spread was 0.71 inches at 7 yards, 1.56 inches at 15 yards, and 4.63 inches at 25 yards.

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Comments (4)

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Chuck @ 1/19/2012 6:17 AM

Lots of years in the making. This will likely be the very best LE buckshot load ever built.

Stephen Opuszynski @ 1/23/2012 6:19 AM

I am looking at Remington Nitro Mag, 12ga. , #1 shot, 3 in......1400 FPS . I have asked remington for some balistics comps and a recoil when used in the Rem 870 Tactical Express ( 18 in brl )

What do you have to offer for analysis...professional use first shot load.

Thanks

Stephen

joe @ 1/23/2012 6:13 PM

Sure. It must be true. Federal has been getting ready to release this for YEARS. I'll believe it when I see it.

joe @ 1/23/2012 6:14 PM

Bullcrap. This stuff is not around for sale and it never will be. Federal has been talking about making it for a loooonnnnnggggggg time.

They just never get around to doing it.

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