Frequently asked questions

If you have any questions about the SpeedLoader Swift or SpeedLoader Ltd have a look at the questions and answers below, it's highly likely that you will find the answers here.

What's the sticky T-shaped pad for?

It's a free optional extra designed to give added protection to highly polished stocks.

How do I fit the sticky T-shaped pad?

It sticks to the bottom of the Swift on the surface that you will see in the palm of your hand in use. Peel off the protective backing pad and stick it on. See animated sketch

How do I fit the cartridges (shells)?

Slide the brass ferrule of the cartridge (shell) into the grippers. View illustration

What size of cartridge (shotgun shell) will fit the SpeedLoader Swift?

12 bore (gauge) only at this time. Let us know if you have a favourite bore you want to use a Speedloader Swift with.

Where can I buy a SpeedLoader?

You can order online here. We're also on ebay. You can order by email or telephone on 0161 236 3939 or 07740 931031. We don't have many stockists but if you check out our list of Stockists you might find one in your area.

How much do they cost?

They cost £6.49 each or £23.99 for a four-pack.

What is it made of?

Injection moulded polypropylene.

Is it strong enough?

We have yet to break one. As far as we know they will outlast your gun.

It looks too small for a 12 bore cartridge, are you sure it's designed to hold that size?

Yes! Definitely. Push it in, Speedloader Swift will expand to take a 12 bore (gauge) cartridge (12 gauge shell).

How do I hold the SpeedLoader Swift?

Hold it in the opposite hand to your trigger hand, between two of your fingers with the cartridges pointing towards the ground. It should feel comfortable and almost unnoticeable in use. Some users report that they can hold more than one per hand and even another in their trigger hand.

Can Speedloader Swift be used with a cartridge belt?

Yes, you can pre-load a cartridge belt with multiple Swifts for continuous re-loading.

Here are a couple of useful links:

Wikipedia article: Shotguns

Wikipedia article: Shotgun bore diameters

Any other questions?

If you have any other questions please email us.