Can a 410 shoot slugs?

Can a 410 shoot slugs?

Some hunters say it shoots as straight as a rifle, while others say a it’s far too small for deer, regardless of what shells you’re using. Well, YouTuber 77cletus has proven that from a close range, a . 410 shotgun slug can hit like a sledgehammer. 410 up close with proper shot placement will get the job done.

What can you hunt with a 410 slug?

410 shotgun will have no problem bringing down a deer, especially when the animal is within a reasonable range. Many hunters have killed good-sized deer with a . 410 and anyone who says you can’t is simply wrong. It comes down to shot placement.

What is the effective range of a 410 slug?

A 410 shotgun will shoot and kill game birds at anywhere between 25 and 40 yards. At the 40 yards range, a good shot is going to have to be fired as the shot pattern is less dense. The 410 can fire a rifled slug around 125 yards but it will have dropped about 12 inches and have lost around 70% of its energy.

What is the weight of a 410 shotgun slug?

The traditional 1/5 oz. . 410 slug weighs about 87.5 grains, starts with a muzzle velocity of 1815 fps, and generates 640 ft. lbs.

Are 410 slugs powerful?

410 slugs recoil more than . 38 Specials, and 9mm. Very close to some . 357 Magnum loads, and noticeably less than .

How strong is a 410 slug?

(109.375-gr.) slug propelled to 1775 f.p.s. produces 765 ft. -lbs. of energy at the muzzle, which is more than even the field-proven Hornady 10 mm Auto 180-gr.

Can a.410 bore shotgun be used with a slug?

For those saying “you would be better off with buckshot than a slug in a .410 bore” please be aware that a .410 bore shotgun with a slug is a legal deer weapon in Ohio, but NO buckshot or bird shot is permitted at all! Foster slug, Brenneke slug, Sabot slug or pumpkin ball (all single projectiles) are legal for the shotguns, but NOTHING else.

What kind of shotgun does Savage Arms use?

Savage Arms Stevens 320 Pump Shotgun. Shotguns can be loaded for whatever scenario an officer encounters: less-lethal ammo to chase a bear out of a resident’s yard, buckshot for a close encounter with multiple threats, or slugs at distant targets. The Stevens 320 Pump is the type of weapon you want in a fight.

Which is the best slug for a rifle?

Best slug accuracy is generally in cylinder bore and improved cylinder with a few guns shooting well with modified (usually a more “open” modified) chokes.

What kind of sights are on Savage Arms 320 pump shotgun?

The 320 Pump model with ghost-ring sights and a polymer pistol-grip stock should be of most interest to home defender types. Chambered for 2¾- and 3-inch shells, it is a bottom load/ right eject pump. The receiver is a metal alloy with a metal lift gate and a stainless bolt.