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Fiocchi 12-Gauge Primer Poppers -- 1000 rounds

Box of 1000 primed 12-gauge hulls. Color may vary. Great for field trials and clubs!

Code: 2385
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Case of 1000 Primed 12-gauge hulls. Color may vary. Great for Field Trials and Clubs.

Fiocchi Poppers are very useful or for hunting dog training and Field Trials. They will give you the noise and realism of conventional shells without the projectiles.

PLEASE NOTE: These are PRIMED HULLS. They contain no wadding or additional powder. They give a report similar to a 22 or primer pistol. If you are looking for something louder you may want to look at the Fiocchi Blanks. For use in any 12 gauge single shot, over/under, side by side or pump shotgun. Primer Poppers will NOT work in a primer pistol.

Fiocchi 12-ga. Poppers -- 1000 rounds

Steve Says:

Transcript from Steve's Video:

We have two different 12 gauge blanks that folks like to use in dog training. They are very different products. Folks get a little confused when we're talking about them, so I'm going to show the difference between them.

This is a primed hull. It is a 12 gauge shotgun hull. But all it has in it is a primer. It will load into any 12 gauge shotgun. I prefer to use an over and under or a pump. It won't cycle a semiautomatic. You can actually fire them in a semiautomatic, but you're going to have to open the breach yourself and take them out. So, really, better use is going to be in a pump or in a single shot or an over and under.

Nowhere near as loud as any of the blanks that we sell. It's very quiet, actually. Lot of folks are using them in certain dog tests. They are a lot safer than some of the products out there. But it's still a primed hull. It's still going to be in a live shotgun. So you want to be real careful with them.

The shotgun is going to push that sound away, and so it's going to be much more pleasant on your ears and for your dog also, but it still gives the similar idea. Like I said, we refer to these as primed hulls, and that's all it is. There's nothing inside it. Sometimes they'll make them in different colors. I actually prefer them in clear. We don't always get them in clear. But I prefer them in clear because you can very easily tell that it's not a live round. They are very light also, so it's pretty obvious.

The next thing is a blank, or some folks refer to them as poppers. This is more like a shotgun shell. You've got your primer. You've got your powder. And then they've got a certain amount of stuff that's in them. And it varies depending on the manufacturer.

This is going to make a much bigger boom. They are also much, much, much more dangerous. I want to treat all of these in the respect that any sort of live round is going to deserve, but popper especially. They put off enough force that at a close range you can hurt somebody with them. You can kill a dog with them if you fired it at them. So gun safety here is the rule. Anytime you are using a gun you want to treat it like it's loaded and you want to point it in a safe direction.

These are not toys. They are not designed for props. We'll occasionally get folks from movie companies and theater productions wanting to use them. That's not what they are designed for. They are not designed to be used inside. They are not designed to be pointed at people. They are very dangerous and you want to treat them just like you would a live round.

It's going to make a much bigger boom. A lot of folks use these. Some folks call them blanks, some folks call them poppers. But it's an important part or the dog training. But you want to be real careful with them.

So primed hull is just a .209 primer, empty hull. Blank or a popper is going to have powder and it's going to have a little grit in there that's going to increase the volume. Two different dog training devices. Treat them with the respect they deserve.

Country of Origin: Made in Italy.

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Customer Reviews

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100% Recommend this product (16 of 16 responses)
By shelli
Great poppers
March 18, 2021
.these are awesome
  • Nice n loud
  • None that I can think of
By James P.
New York
Training poppers
March 18, 2021
Work good, great product
By Customer
March 16, 2021
Great service, in stock and ships quickly
By Ryan C.
January 30, 2021
  • Work great come in a heavy duty box and are shipped together.
By Customer
1000 poppers
September 3, 2020
Arrived quickly, all good!
By John C.
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November 16, 2016
Excellent product !
By Bill E.
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June 4, 2016
Always good and fast service. Thanks!
By Jill M.
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April 16, 2016
We use these in hunt test.
By Jimmy R.
Review for
October 26, 2015
They work. I use 4 or 5 thousand of them a year. Your service is always great. Thank you
By Amelia S.
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October 9, 2015
Poppers are perfect for our HRC Hunt Test. We use them every year. GDS delivery is always fast!
By Freddy K.
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June 2, 2015
I've never had a misfire or mis-sized shell. They work every time, and shipping was within days. Can't beat great service of a great product.
By Gene T.
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October 17, 2014
I have had good results with these poppers. Very reliable. Very few misfires.
By Kevin L.
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August 28, 2014
They have worked flawlessly. Prompt shipping.
By Jeff A.
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May 26, 2014
All have been working. No issues. Kinda pricey for a hull and primer. Thanks.
By Kevin N.
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May 7, 2014
Extremely fast processing and delivery! Very pleased with the product as well as Gun Dog Supply!
By Elaine M.
Midlands HRC
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March 24, 2014
I can always count on Gun Dog Supply for our hunt test supplies. They have quality products, competitively priced with the quickest shipping time.

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