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Author Topic: SHOT GUN SLUG ADVICE!!!!  (Read 1402 times)

Offline DEhunter

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Re: SHOT GUN SLUG ADVICE!!!!
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2009, 09:00:47 PM »
Having hunted with slug guns since I was 11 I have found that different guns like different slugs.  I now shoot a H&R 20 gauge with 3" Federal Barnes Expanders.  The gun shoots very tight groups till about the 5 or 6 shot.  Then they start going everywhere!  Clean the plastic fouling out and  the groups are back.  Now the old Ithaca featherlight would only shoot the Winchester or Federal foster type slug.  Put a Remington in it and you couldn't hit the side of a barn.  The biggest thing is shoot different slugs and find what the gun likes.  Then keep it clean and have fun.
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Re: SHOT GUN SLUG ADVICE!!!!
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2009, 09:07:00 PM »
Ah, using the ole slugs....brings back memories of old for sure. I always just used what Kmart or the Western Auto store had on sale....   0-0-0-
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Re: SHOT GUN SLUG ADVICE!!!!
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2009, 07:41:04 AM »
bogo is correct,thats why when sighting in we always shoot 3 round or four rounds shot groups.

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Re: SHOT GUN SLUG ADVICE!!!!
« Reply #18 on: December 20, 2009, 03:53:58 PM »
I have found with my slug guns each one shoots a different slug differently. What one shoots fine the other will not. I know nothing on the technical side of it but just know from shooting them all with different slugs. Hope you find the slug that works well in yours.
And this is about as technical as it needs to get buy several different brands find which one it likes and stick with it @--0--0101

Ditto. Also if you use sabots in a non rifled barrel or choke tube they tend to tumble somewhere around the 70yd mark.
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