Be sure to click each small photo for a much larger photo and
more information on each shell.
Several helpful pages
of shotoshell information including shot size shown in numbers
and graphic to illustrate different shotgun pellet sizes, crimp types, choke
and barrel length for sporting activities and more.
Shotgun pellets are classified into two general categories: 1) birdshot, of
which individual pellets are typically less than .20 caliber in
diameter, and 2) buckshot, which varies in diameter from
.24 caliber to .36 caliber.
Shot Size Table
--- Shot number - Diameter
- Number of pellets in 1 oz.
size shown in a graphic to illustrate different sizes
Lead pellets in
suggested shot size
Recommended shot size, gauge, choke and barrel length for
various types sporting activities.
informative page on
Photo showing most gauges of shotshells
Warning: Keep away from children and do not display near heat or in
direct sunlight. Store in cool, low humidly, low light and constant
temperature is best.