First Impressions: Gamebore “.410 Target” 14g / #9

The contents of the Gamebore “.410 Target” 14g / #9 cartridge

The Gamebore cartridges contain an average of 298 pellets of #9 shot (2.0mm diameter) suggesting that this cartridge is loaded with around 14.7g of shot. This is an unusually large “margin for error” on the part of the manufacturer, over and above the labelled 14 grams of shot, which hints that a larger sample size might result in a lower average pellet count. The cartridges contain a short diabolo-type wad with compression section. They are crimped with a six-point star crimp. The case is a standard 2½” parallel tube plastic case, supplied in red with Gamebore branding printed in black.