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18 g/cc Tungsten Super Shot TSS - FREE SHIPPING AMMO

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Manufacturer: Prairiewind Decoys

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18g/cc Tungsten Super Shot (TSS)

from Prairiewind Decoys

This 18 gram/cubic centimeter heavy weight Tungsten Super Shot (TSS) shot turns your sub guage gun into an extremely lethal weapon.   It is perfect for the 410 Bore, 28ga, and 20 guage. You won't believe the ballistics.   For example, a 3/8oz load of #9's in a 410 2 1/2" shell gives you 135 pellets.(That is more pellets than many 12ga loads)  These pellets carry more energy than Lead #4's at 1510 FPS with 23 grains of powder. This loads yeilds 1.25" of penetration into Ballistic gel at 88 yards!

Believe me,  these pellets are "the stuff!" We have been cold cocking big 12 pound Canadas with our 410's at 70+ yards.   These guns are light, fast, quiet, and have no recoil.

The 18 g/cc is almost pure tungsten.  It is the heaviest metal in the world!   For this reason, the US Military is building massive stock piles of the metal.  Ballistically, it is far superior than lead.

The key to the superior performance of 18gram TSS shot is the density. At 18g/cc (about 60% denser than lead), the penetration energy is so high that it enables one to go down significantly in pellet size, to greatly increase the pellet count and pattern density, while simultaneously increasing the penetration depth of the pellets into the target. This enables one to greatly increase the performance of a typical big bore shotgun, or to go down in bore size or payload without giving up performance - or both.

As for comparing 18g/cc tungsten pellets vs lead (11g/cc), a TSS 18g/cc pellet will have about the same penetration energy as a lead pellet 5 sizes larger!

Here is a weight comparison chart of the most common shotgun pellets on the market today.

  • Steel Shot - 7.86 grams per cubic centimeter (gms/cc)
  • Bismuth - 9.6 gms/cc
  • Hevi-X - 9.7 gms/cc
  • Lead - 11.10 gms/cc
  • Hevi-Shot - 12 gms/cc
  • Tungsten Super Shot - 18g/cc


This shot is lethal on turkeys, ducks, geese, and just about any other game birds.  

 Here's the distance each type pellet will give you 1.25" of ballistics gel penetration, as well as showing the number of pellets per ounce.  When you think about the penetration per pellet along with the number of pellets available to penetrate the target, these numbers will illustrate why density makes such a huge difference in a shotshell's performance on fowl.

8 g/cc Steel #2 (123/oz) – 45.7 yds
11 g/cc Nickel Plated lead #5 (174/oz) – 60.4 yds
12 g/cc Hevi-13 #6 (208/oz) – 60.4 yds
15 g/cc Fed HWT #7 (220/oz) – 81 yds
18 g/cc TSS #8 1/2 (300/oz) – 84.5 yds

In addition to penetration energy and pellet count, there is a 3rd factor that doesn't show up in the math - patterning characteristics. In a nutshell, the denser and harder the shot material, the better the pellets will hold together in a pattern. In real life scenarios, on real birds, the 18g TSS will actually do better vs lead, because of hardness. It will break bones better, or any other hard material, because of it's hardness and lack of flattening out when it comes into contact with any surface.

This 18g/cc shot is available in #5's, #6's, #7's, #8's, #9's, and #10's shot.

  • USFWS approved non-toxic
For those days when every shot counts, the 18 gram/cc Tungsten is worth its weight in gold.  Shooting a 410, 28ga , or 20ga is far more enjoyable and effective with TSS.

Here is a few of our favorite loads for the 18g/cc TSS Shot.
.410
 
Cheddite 2-1/2” primed
23 gr. Alliant 300 MP Powder
2 x 1/8” .410 nitro card over powder
TUWG2741 wad or MG410 wad
3/8 oz  18g/cc shot
Overshot card
roll crimp
1510 fps, 6135 psi
This is an awesome duck load with #9's or #10's.
.410 Cheddite or Fiocchi 3” primed Hull
22 gr. Alliant 300 MP Powder
1 x 1/8” nitro card
Stretch 36 wad
5/8 oz  18g/cc shot
overshot card
roll crimp
1430 fps, 11583 psi
This is a deadly goose load with #8's or #9's.

28 Guage
Fiocchi 2-3/4” new
30 gr. Lil Gun Powder
TPS wad
1 x mylar
2 x ¼” 32 ga felt, 1 x 1/8” 32 ga felt, 1 x 1/16” .410 felt
13/16 oz 18g/cc shot
4 gr PSB buffer
OSC, roll crimp
1363 fps, 9534 psi
This is an great load for all waterfowl.
20 Guage
2-3/4” Fiocchi, new, primed 20 ga
41 gr. Lil Gun Powder
TUWSBL2024 (4 slits, down to about 1/8” above the hash marks)
1 x 1/8” 28 ga felt
SP28 (Rem PT28) wad with base trimmed off inside of wad
1 oz TSS
Overshot card, roll crimp
1412 fps, 7263 psi
Great all around load for ducks and geese with #6's,#7's,#8's, or #9's.
More Loading Data can be found here. https://www.ballisticproducts.com/00bsts.pdf

Picture of #10 shot - 5 pounds
#10 shot - 5 pounds
This is a great duck load. Yields 1.25" of penetration into ballistic gel at 69 yards when propelled at 1430 fps.
Availability: 3 in stock
ˆ149.57 (EUR)
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Picture of #9 shot - 5 pounds
#9 shot - 5 pounds
The #9's compare to Lead #4's but with better penetration and a much better pattern as you have way more pellets. Yields 1.25" of penetration into ballistic gel at 88 yards when propelled at 1430 fps.
Availability: 5 in stock
ˆ142.77 (EUR)
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Picture of #8 shot - 5 pounds
#8 shot - 5 pounds
The #8's compare to Lead #3's or steel #1's. Yields 1.25" of penetration into ballistic gel at 111 yards when propelled at 1430 fps.
Availability: 5 in stock
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Picture of #7 shot - 5 pounds
#7 shot - 5 pounds
The #7's compare to Lead #2's or steel BB's but with better pattern, distance, and penetration. Yields 1.25" of penetration into ballistic gel at 135 yards when propelled at 1430 fps.
Availability: 5 in stock
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Picture of #6 shot - 5 pounds
#6 shot - 5 pounds
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Availability: 3 in stock
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Picture of #5 shot - 5 pounds
#5 shot - 5 pounds
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Availability: 2 in stock
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Picture of #4 shot - 5 pounds
#4 shot - 5 pounds
These 18g/cc yield about the same energy as lead BB's.
Availability: 1 in stock
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Picture of #3 Shot - 5 pounds
#3 Shot - 5 pounds
These 18g/cc Tungsten #3 pellets equate to lead BBB's and will yield "Shock and awe" at great distances.
Availability: 1 in stock
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Picture of #2 shot - 5 pounds
#2 shot - 5 pounds
The 18g/cc #2's equate to #4 Buck in lead. They are an incredible coyote load at long distance.
Availability: 2 in stock
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