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Slugs who shoots what?

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Just wondering,what guns shoot what,

I have been shoot federal premiums

out of my 870, shoots pretty good.

My brother inlaw has the same set-up

his gun shoots like crap!

just wondering if you reply

you fellow pumkin throwers!

let me know what people are shooting so i can help out my bro-inlaw!I have hunted shotgun 20yrs now!

I love it, it can get disheartning, when your set-up

doesnt work out, have to be patient and find the right slug!

Hunt Hard Shoot straight and have fun!!!!

Fins

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rem copper solid 3"mags, about $12pr box from a rem.870express mag with slug barrel, shoots as well as anything ive thrown through my gun

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Federal Barnes Expanders at 1900 fps out of a fully rifled Hastings. It will shoot under 2" groups at 100 yds on sandbags 9 times out of 10. The bad news is, if I miss, it ain't the guns fault!

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Whatever is cheapest. Federal, remington & winchester rifled slugs all seem to shoot about the same out of my gun with a bird barrel.

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I also have an 870. First year they made them, 51 I think. Last year I bought 5 different brands of slugs and tried the all at the range. I was surprised that there was a difference in them. Not a lot but enough to make me not want to buy them. I found for my gun Winchester super X rifled slugs were the most accurate. 12 GA. 2 3/4" 1 oz. Foster Slug. 1700 FPS hi-velocity. You can't use these with a rifled barrel though. Mine is smooth. Good luck. Kid

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when I'am using the shotgun 23/4 only 870 wingmaster with a rem slug barrel I shoot brenikies they seem to shoot better than feds and winchesters . my barrel isnt rifled and havent tried any sabots at all.

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I bought a Browning bolt action rifled barrel 12 gauge the last year they made them and love the gun. I shoot remington copper solids out of it and get excellent results over 100 yards.

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I'm using Winchester power points slugs and it works great for my A5 smooth bore. Yes, the power points are regular foster slug but they put a beating on any deer.

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Finspat,

I would tell you kin to clean the gun barrel especially around the chamber.

Though it may look clean there is probably a good build up of plastic around the chamber.

I have seen it more then once.

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Winchester supreme partition gold, incredibly accurate and pattern real well. The only drawback is the 12.99/box price tag.

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