waterswatter1 wrote:Why would I shoot the more expensive stuff if the cheap stuff works?
The cheap stuff works better because its lead. Lead is a lot denser than steel and therefore carries a lot more kinetic energy so you get longer shots and more punch. The downside to it is its toxic if its ingested so thats why the Federal government made it illegal for waterfowl hunting in the U.S. People dont buy the expensive stuff because it works better its because you have to to be legal. I think the fine here in Michigan is $100 (dont quote me on that) a shot for lead if you have it on you when your waterfowl hunting. So if you live in the U.S. i highly recoment swithching to steel for next season if you dont wanna shell out a grand or two to the DNR.