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Federal Premium Upgrades 3rd Degree with FLITECONTROL FLEX Wad and HEAVYWEIGHT TSS

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Federal Premium Upgrades 3rd Degree with FLITECONTROL FLEX Wad and HEAVYWEIGHT TSS

ANOKA, Minnesota - February 15, 2018 - Federal Premium 3rd Degree has redefined turkey shotshell performance once again with the addition of the FLITECONTROL FLEX wad and upgraded HEAVYWEIGHT TSS shot for extra-dense, high-energy patterns. Shipments are being delivered to dealers.Rather than simply patterning tightly like conventional loads, 3rd Degree uses a three-stage payload consisting of No. 5 copper-plated lead, No. 6 FLITESTOPPER lead and now No. 7 HEAVYWEIGHT TSS shot to deliver larger, more forgiving patterns at close range, while still providing deadly performance at long distance. The FLITECONTROL FLEX wad system performs through both standard and ported turkey...

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Federal 3rd Degree Evaluation

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Federal 3rd Degree Evaluation



The last year has seen the introduction of  2 new turkey loads from major companies. First it was Winchester with their Long Beard (WLB) shells that featured a lead shot charge encapsulated in a resin material. These shells have been marketed to hunters who have been interested in breaking the 40 yard barrier.

The latest new turkey load from Federal was developed to appeal to a different...

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