Imperial Traditional Steel Hydrowad

Standard Performance Steel

This traditional 2 1/2″ cartridge allows you to use your fine English game gun – nitro-proofed – for seasons to come.

  • A powerful loads that’s suitable to shoot all day
  • Smooth with moderate recoil.
  • Ideal for lowland partridge
  • Max 1/2 choke



  • 100% plastic free, non-toxic and will degrade in a field over a period of time.
  • Biodegradable cup wad maintains tight patterns and aids barrel protection for use with steel shot
  • On a hot peg, Hydrowad leaves no residue in the barrels.
GaugeShot loadShot SizeWadCase Dimensions - ChamberVelocity fps
1228gmFe 4, 5Hydro65mm - 12mm - 2 1/2"CIP

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The Hydrowad High Pheasant Extremes have really impressed me, not only with the stopping power through relatively little choke, but also with the lack of felt recoil - a fantastic development.

Ed Solomons

In-Field Instructor

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