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New Turkey Load from Federal – 3rd Degree

Introducing the New Federal Premium® 3rd Degree™

Federal Premium Ammunition’s 3rd Degree turkey load was engineered to provide wide patterns at close range, while also offering turkey-killing power out to 50 yards. In this video, ScoutLook Editor Josh Dahlke tests and reviews 3rd Degree to see if it performs as promised.

3rd Degree™ uses a multi-shot, three-stage payload to deliver lethal patterns at any range. The leading section of the payload—20 percent of the total pellet count—is made up of No. 6 nickel-plated FLITESTOPPER® lead. Because these pellets release from the wad first and have a deadly cutting ring, they disperse quickly and create a larger effective pattern inside of 20 yards than standard loads. The next 40 percent of the load is copper-plated No. 5 lead shot, which creates a dense, even pattern at moderate ranges. The final 40 percent of 3rd Degree’s payload consists of No. 7 HEAVYWEIGHT® pellets. The tungsten-iron material’s high density gives the shot more energy than No. 5 lead shot at 40 yards and beyond. Plus, its increased pellet count results in more hits on target at long range. The pattern is maximized by the FLITECONTROL® wad, which opens from the rear and stays with the shot column longer than conventional wads for full, consistent patterns.

Features & Benefits

 Three-stage payload creates optimal patterns for the entire range spectrum

 20 percent No. 6 FLITESTOPPER pellets for forgiving close-range patterns

 40 percent copper-plated No. 5 lead for the most lethal performance at mid-range

 40 percent HEAVYWEIGHT for dense, high-energy patterns at 40-plus yards

 FLITECONTROL wad maximizes the flight characteristics of all three shot types

 1,250 fps muzzle velocity

 A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this product will be donated to the National Wild Turkey Federation

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