Federal Premium(R) 3rd Degree(R) has redefined turkey shotshell performance once again with the addition of the FLITECONTROL FLEX(TM) wad. The system performs through both standard and ported turkey chokes” opening from the rear and staying with the shot column longer for full consistent patterns. Rather than simply pattern tightly like conventional loads” 3rd Degree uses a three-stage payload consisting of No. 5 copper-plated lead” No. 6 FLITESTOPPER(R) lead and now No. 7 HEAVYWEIGHT(R) TSS shot to deliver larger” more forgiving patterns at close range while still providing deadly performance at long distance.