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Svarog’s Botfly Slug Verses Deer

Last summer, Svarog Bullet Mold company out of Russia reached out to me and asked if I would review their new slug mold called the Botfly. I’ve always been impressed with the quality and ease of use with the Svarog’s mold, so I jumped at the opportunity. When the mold came in, I jumped on […]
Great Items From The Reloaders Network Store
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Great Items From The Reloaders Network Store

James and Nick Ross have some great creations and supplies plus the very fine Russian shotgun slug molds at The Reloaders Network Store… Note that with this device, we can put the handle anywhere on the turret where Lyman only gives us 2 positions. It’s worth dropping over there for a look… FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting […]
New Slug Jig From James For The Russian Slugs
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New Slug Jig From James For The Russian Slugs

James (Loads of Bacon) at The Reloaders Network has created a 3D printed jig for effective joining of the Russian slugs with their proprietary tail wads. Alignment is essential to success with the Russian slugs, and this jig makes it easy. Let’s see what James has come up with…. FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube […]
The Best Crimp For Our 12 Gauge Slug Reloads
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The Best Crimp For Our 12 Gauge Slug Reloads

When our reload slugs look good, are solid, and rival factory ammo, we have the best chance at getting performance and accuracy. And the shotgun slug crimp is critical to the success of the ammo. Let’s discuss this feature and make a recommendation for a good road to success… FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube […]
Using Different Empty Slug Hulls For The Svarog Slugs
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Using Different Empty Slug Hulls For The Svarog Slugs

We’ve got the Russian Svarog Slug reloads ready for range testing using Longshot powder and Winchester once fired slug hulls. However, let’s make the test more relevant by also using the popular Fiocchi once fired slug hulls… FortuneCookie45LCFortuneCookie45LC started posting videos on YouTube in 2012.  He has been a Reloader and Shooter since 1969.
Svarog Fragmentation (Zveroboy) slug loading.
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Svarog Fragmentation (Zveroboy) slug loading.

Moving on in the slug series, These rounds will be loaded with 28, 30, and 32 grains of Longshot. I have found that Longshot gives good accuracy and performance so far in my range test. Later we will try some other powders for accuracy and performance as well. However I want to stick with what works for now.
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Svarog Paradox Slug Mould

Svarog Paradox Slug Mould Late last year I wrote about the Russian ‘Zveroboy’ slug mould by Svarog.  As Winter tends to be my reloading season, I thought it might be interesting to review another one I’ve been working with a lot lately; the Paradox. Construction Like the other Svarog models I’ve seen, the Paradox is […]
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Svarog Zveroboy Russian Shotgun Slug Mould

Back in 2017 I was perusing eBay when I happened upon a new series of slug moulds made by a Russian company called Svarog.  Being a huge fan of shotgun slugs, I immediately ordered each of the three styles they had for sale, and I've been meaning to review them ever since.  As the outdoor shooting season can be pretty short here, it's taken me a while, but I've finally had an opportunity to test them out.  In this article we're going to take a look at the first of them, the Zveroboy 12 (model ZVR).