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Old 11-28-2010, 06:03 AM
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Hey guys. Ive been researching slug guns need a little help from my fellow hunters. Im looking for a slug gun for a trip to ohio next year and to use here in vermont for deer. My question is what to get? ive heard alot about the h and r but its single shot not sure about that. im more so looking for a dedicated slug gun. any help would be great! if you have a favorite scope for them to throw that info in to please.
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Old 11-28-2010, 06:29 AM
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i have H&r 12 ga. single shot topped with a bushnell scope...shooting lightfields exp sabot slugs..works great...there are so many guns out there u will find one that fits u.
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Old 11-28-2010, 06:45 AM
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I picked up the H&R single shot 12 ga two years ago after my brother shot his for a year. This gun didnt take to long to sight in and it has been really accurate.

I took two deer with it yesterday 30yrds and 75yrds and I took three with it last year. I have not yet needed a second shot but it is really easy to reload and I had another round in before the deer went down yesterday.

My brother has been shooting the Remington Core Lokt and has like them. I have been shooting the Hornaday SST 300gr rounds.

I think it is a good price for the gun and I have not heard about acuracy issues with the H&R.
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Old 11-28-2010, 06:47 AM
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H&R 12 gauge...hands down the best slug shotgun out there. I could shot 150 yards with mine no problem..I have a Bushnell Dusk to Dawn 3x9x40 on top of mine!
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Old 11-28-2010, 06:58 AM
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I have the [email protected] 12,a mossberg 500,and a winchester model 120 all 3 are good for me almost any slug gun will be good with a scope.
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Old 11-28-2010, 07:06 AM
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I have a H&R single 12. Sighted in at 150. 3" high at 100 7" low at 200. I use it to hunt 80 acres of cut corn. All my deer this year were under 100, but last year my closest shot was 160 and farthest was a little over 200. I aim for the middle of the shoulder at 150 and under and it drops them! I've got a bushnell sportview scope (only oneI could find that was made in th U.S.A.) and use Remington premier accutips 385 grain. Best slug gun I've ever owned!

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Old 11-28-2010, 07:11 AM
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Just another comment about [email protected] My buddy first got the 20 about 5 or 6 years ago and when we were sighting it in we could hit a cherry tomato at 100 yards no problem. thats what made me buy mine. I love it! (I wish it was lighter!!:-))
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Old 11-28-2010, 07:43 AM
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any body have opinions of 12g vs 20g, are we gaining that much for the arm bruising?
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Old 11-28-2010, 09:38 AM
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The h&r is looking better and better cheap and good reviews! any more input would be great thanks guys.
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Old 11-28-2010, 10:09 AM
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It was Deerslayer for years.........................actually, it's decades now.



However, right now I think the Savage 220F is the talk of the town !


Everyone who puts a slug barrel on their shotgun finds improved accuracy though.

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