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Old 06-12-2007, 05:20 PM   #1
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I heard some company was making shotcups that disintegrated in sunlight. Anyone heard of such things? Any made to rot away?


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Old 08-07-2015, 05:40 PM   #2
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i never heard of such thing, but it doesnt mean it doesnt exist. anyone else hear of it?


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At one time, they all were. Cardboard.

http://www.southcarolinasportsman.com/details.php?id=1772
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At one time, they all were. Cardboard.

http://www.southcarolinasportsman.com/details.php?id=1772
I've got a couple of boxes of those in 20 and 12 here. Also have some old Fedral .410s with the older fiber type wads. Nice to see someone is still making stuff like that.
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Great idea, and I never understood why they have to be hard plastic, not cardboard. They trash the range like nothing else does, and don't go anywhere.
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could be a market.........
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hmmm....a sawdust grade cardboard that could be injected and hardened.....to make a wad.

if anyone suceeds, cut me in for part of the profit for thinking of it!
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Bobski- they beat you to it,

http://www.gamebore.com/products/37/12g-silver-steel-fibre

There are also companies that make biodegradable golf tees- they are compressed peat moss with a trace of fertilizer. Powders when a club strikes it, makes golf course green.
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dang...............


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