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I heard the slugs were discontinued so I called to give feedback and politely voice my displeasure. B&P in Italy decided to stop manufacturing and shipping them to the US with no back orders to be fulfilled. The slugs have been very accurate and soft recoiling for a lot of guys I know. Maybe if enough of us who use them call B&P USA at 1-800-683-0464 (I spoke with Kari McCormick) or email B&P Italy at info@baschieri-pellagri.com they will see the error of their ways.

-N

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did a test about a month ago with every kind of low to moderate recoiling slug i could order through the shop. 50yds they all, every one, shot damn near the same place through my m2. slightly high and left. b&p included. yeah i like em, but theres plenty of replacements out there.

including what pat suggested.

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Fiocchi 7/8 oz Reduced Recoil Slugs...you will be happy again.

That is what I am currently using and they are good, but the BP's were really good in my SLP. Now I just need people to get the fiocchi's in stock and put them on sale. Some of us always want more

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Well I suppose it was to be expected. They only work a few hours a day in Italy. Our demand was probably getting out of hand. Someone had to stay and put down some long overtime hours... like 4.

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From what I understand B&P is coming out with a new slug that does a little over 1300fps. The new slug will be imported next year if B&P Italy doesn't wake up and smell the espresso of an already current money making product.

I may have to add B&P to the growing list of Italian Companies who seem to succeed in spite of themselves.

Benelli

MV Agusta

Vatican

Fiat

B&P

Gee, so many other companies offer the option of a low recoil or standard velocity slug, how hard is it? :sight:

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Here is a copy of the email I received from Kari this morning concerning the slugs....

Hi Gordon,

I am sorry to say that I do not believe we will be bringing anymore of

the B&P 12GA Reduced Recoil slugs. B&P Italy has decided to change the

specifications and the pricing of the B&P 12GA Slugs. The new slug is

12ga 1oz 1380 fps. I know that many of our customers do purchase they

slugs for their low recoil 1200 fps to compete in 3 gun matches, and I

am not sure if this load would be appealing as the velocity has gone up.

We will consider possibly ordering them for next year, but as of right

now I cannot commit to 200 cases of a faster slug with a higher price.

I will also do my best to let the manufacturers be aware of the

following of this low recoil slug so we can either get them to re-make

them or create a new low recoil slug for the U.S. Market. My apologies

and please contact me if you have any other questions. Thank you for

your dedication.

Kari McCormick

Kaltron Outdoors

B&P, Vihtavuori-Lapua, MSA Sordin

1.800.683.0464 x 109

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Fiocchi 7/8 oz Reduced Recoil Slugs...you will be happy again.

This...

I got the last 90 B&P slugs off the shelf last November, and when it became obvious the rest of my order was going to take a looooooong time to fill, I went looking for alternatives. The 7/8oz Fiocchi Aero slugs seem to kick a touch more than the B&P, but still very soft, and I have shot them out to 75yds using the same sight adjustments as I had for the B&P (M2 Tactical with adjustable sights).

As a side benefit, the Fiocchi's cycle my buddy's (gas driven) M4, whereas the B&Ps did not.

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Cheaper Than Dirt as them in stock at last check.

Over 100 cases (80 rounds per case) for 63 bucks per.

Fiocchi 7/8 oz Reduced Recoil Slugs...you will be happy again.

Hints on where to find some? Every online place I've looked at is backordered....

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I've tried both of Fiocchi's low recoil slugs, the 1 oz. at 1150 and the 7/8 oz. at 1300. The 1 ounce was a touch softer, both shot well out of my M2. Cabelas is now carrying the 1 oz slug. With some of their shipping deals it can work out.

Ammunition to Go has both loads, too.

Cheaper Than Dirt will send almost nothing to Mass. especially ammo and mags. :angry2:

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Cheaper Than Dirt as them in stock at last check.

Over 100 cases (80 rounds per case) for 63 bucks per.

Fiocchi 7/8 oz Reduced Recoil Slugs...you will be happy again.

Hints on where to find some? Every online place I've looked at is backordered....

Nice plug, your sponsers must love you. :)

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Just providing answers to life's more complex questions while assisting commerce and encouraging prosperity for all.

Wanna buy a car?

LOL. No car for me, at least not today. But....maybe you can talk them into shipping slugs to AZ. My shopping cart figuratively told me, "No can do." :cheers:

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Fiocchi 7/8 oz Reduced Recoil Slugs...you will be happy again.

Hints on where to find some? Every online place I've looked at is backordered....

Just ordered 5 boxes from Graf &Sons.

Mark

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Anyone got any news on theB&P slugs? I like many of you got the e-mail saying there were not going to make them and now their website has them slated for delivery in Oct 2012?

B&P Slug 12ga. 2 3/4 inch. 1oz 1200 FPS (250 rds per case)

Currently out of stock, expected to receive October 2012. Place your backorder NOW!

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Anyone got any news on theB&P slugs? I like many of you got the e-mail saying there were not going to make them and now their website has them slated for delivery in Oct 2012?

B&P Slug 12ga. 2 3/4 inch. 1oz 1200 FPS (250 rds per case)

Currently out of stock, expected to receive October 2012. Place your backorder NOW!

Maybe B&P USA were successful in talking Italy into making another run for them. I know they were trying to. Crossing my fingers.

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Hi Jason,

Yes, I did send over the large amount of requests for this shell to B&P Italy, and they have agreed to keep manufacturing them. Although, I do not expect them until the Fall, please let me know how many cases you would like to backorder so that I can ensure you receive them. Thank you.

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