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Old 03-22-2006, 03:57 PM
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Hey guys, i just ordered a slug barrel for one of my shotguns, i plan on shooting a 2 3/4 sabot shell. what load do you guys use? It's been years since I've had a slug gun.... thanks joe
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Old 03-22-2006, 04:18 PM
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Buy several brands and see what shoots the best through the barrel. The barrel will tell you which brand it likes best. It may be the most expensive slug made or the cheapest.
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Old 03-22-2006, 05:32 PM
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I’ve had some good results with the Remington Copper solid but as previously mentioned your barrel will let you know in the end for accuracy. Good luck...
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Old 03-22-2006, 05:38 PM
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Bear, my barrel likes Win.BRI's
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Old 03-22-2006, 05:54 PM
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I use 2 and 3/4 inch sabots with 1 and 1/4 ounce slug. Basically I'm shooting a rock; and yes it HURTS when I shoot it. But I love it.
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Old 03-23-2006, 02:21 AM
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Got to test for the best
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Old 03-23-2006, 04:29 AM
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Give the Lightfield Hybrids (White Box) a try.
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Old 03-23-2006, 02:11 PM
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Start off with the Mfg ammo. If you bought a Remmington barrell, buy a few types of Rem sabots, worked well for me in the past! I just figure they test the barrells with their own ammo, so its more than likely what the barrell is tuned for.
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Old 03-24-2006, 07:06 AM
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i shoot winchest partition golds. shoot great but cost a ton.
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Old 03-24-2006, 07:29 AM
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I agree with BSTNFREEK I have an remington 870 and the only slug that will go staright out to 50 yards is the cheap remingtons. I can not shoot the sabots it hits about 4-5 yards short at 50. It did scare the crap aout of a doe afew years back(she was about 30yrds out)when I tried one and almost hit her in the hoof. So I stick to my old plain slugs. havent misse one yet knock on wood.
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