logo
 

Go Back   HuntingNet.com Forums > Firearms Forum > Guns

Guns Like firearms themselves, there"ôs a wide variety of opinions on what"ôs the best gun.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-02-2003, 08:05 AM   #1
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 12
Default proper choke for rifled slug

What choke tube is the best to use with rifled slugs? Right now I have 3: full, modified, and improved.

More importantly, what choke(s) should I NOT use?
stogieboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2003, 08:49 AM   #2
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: dedham massachusetts USA
Posts: 1,361
Default RE: proper choke for rifled slug

stogieboy...

i would have to sau get a rifled choke. but to get the best out of a rifled slugs is to use a rifled barrel.
Quilly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2003, 08:51 AM   #3
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 12
Default RE: proper choke for rifled slug

I thought you weren' t supposed to use rifled slugs in rifled barrels?
stogieboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2003, 03:33 PM   #4
Nontypical Buck
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Bossier City LA United States
Posts: 2,425
Default RE: proper choke for rifled slug

You aren' t suppose to shoot rifled slugs through a rifled barrel unless you really enjoy removing lead fouling and not hitting the broad side of a barn. For rifled slugs most manufacturers recommend either an improved cylinder or a modified. Most actually recommend against using a full choke.
frizzellr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2003, 03:36 PM   #5
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 12
Default RE: proper choke for rifled slug

Is there a benefit to using either one?

Thanks for the info.
stogieboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2003, 04:40 PM   #6
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: dedham massachusetts USA
Posts: 1,361
Default RE: proper choke for rifled slug

why' s that frizz?

i find that when i shoot rem led sluggers and brenneke' s 2.75 slugs out f my rifled barrel i get 2" - 3" groups at 50yds?which is good enough for my hunting needs under 75yds.
maybe if you are shooting past 100yds that might be try but i find them to work great out of my rem 1100 with a 21" rifled barrel.
Quilly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2003, 06:27 PM   #7
Fork Horn
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Toronto Ontario Canada
Posts: 308
Default RE: proper choke for rifled slug

foster style slugs= no choke and a smooth barrel .............................................. sabot slugs = no choke and a rifled barrel............................................ ..............
seadog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2003, 06:42 PM   #8
Nontypical Buck
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Gleason, TN
Posts: 1,327
Default RE: proper choke for rifled slug

With any slug the more open choke you have the better your accuracy will be. Tighter chokes deform the slug and effect accuracy for the worst. Improved cyl is what I use.

You can shoot rifled slugs out of rifled barrel or rifled choke, but they aren' t made for that. Some guns will give you better accuracy, I used to use rifled slugs in a rifled barrel for practice because they are cheap. But you have to clean it like you would a muzzleloader, it' s very dirty and you won' t get much better accuracy than with a smoothbore. Rifled barrels and rifled chokes are made to shoot sabot slugs.

All brands of rifled slugs will shoot different in each gun. Find which brand shoots best in your smoothbore. Some guns will pattern very accuratly but will hit where the sights aren' t lookin, if that is the case, you need to either get rifled sights or a scope. Or just use kentucky windage.
kodiakhuntmaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2003, 07:10 PM   #9
Nontypical Buck
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Bossier City LA United States
Posts: 2,425
Default RE: proper choke for rifled slug

Shooting a rifled through a rifled barrel sort of defeats the purpose. I would bet you are losing more velocity and accuracy due to pressure loss, gas cutting and extra friction than you would if you shot them from a smoothbore. Maybe you should try sabot slugs out of your rifled barrel and see how your groups are.
frizzellr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2003, 09:12 PM   #10
Nontypical Buck
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Western Nebraska
Posts: 3,375
Default RE: proper choke for rifled slug

you can shoot RIFLED SLUGS THROUGH ANY CHOKE but the cylinder bore is the best for accuracy.....the more you choke the barrel the lesser becomes the chances for good accuracy.
Vapodog is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Slug choke (vs rifled barrel) any good? sellme69 Guns 5 09-11-2007 01:57 PM
slug barrelll or rifled choke tube slugman Guns 1 11-10-2006 08:00 AM
rifled choke tube with slug question prim79 Guns 7 12-15-2005 04:10 PM
Rifled slug barrel vs. rifled choke tube Superpig Guns 20 05-31-2005 12:40 PM
opinions on Imp cyl & Rifled slug choke tube jerseyhunter Guns 2 01-19-2004 02:24 PM

 

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:34 PM.