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    Question Cartridge for Smith 500 Alaskan

    What cartridge are you using for the 500, best pattern, most knockdown vs recoil and so on?

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    I don't own a Backpacker but, do own a JRC and there is lots of data here?
    http://data.hodgdon.com/main_menu.asp
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    Thank you much steve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by La Pine View Post
    What cartridge are you using for the 500, best pattern, most knockdown vs recoil and so on?
    What do you mean by "best pattern" in a 500? You looking for a bird load or do you mean best group as in accuracy?
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    Well don't think I'll ever hunt birds with the 500 Alaskan, lol.
    Quote Originally Posted by ADfields View Post
    What do you mean by "best pattern" in a 500? You looking for a bird load or do you mean best group as in accuracy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by La Pine View Post
    Well don't think I'll ever hunt birds with the 500 Alaskan, lol.
    Some do, I do with a 460V.
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    Never thought to hunt birds with it, I will have to look into that, thanks for the good idea.

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