What slugs to shoot out of a smooth bore?
A rifled slug is what you want to shoot out a smooth bore barrel. Because the barrel is smooth, the projectile will not rotate appropriately unless it has rifling on it.
What choke Can I shoot slugs through?
A cylinder choke is recommended for shooting rifled slugs in a smooth-bore barrel. Sabot slugs should only be shot through our fully-rifled slug barrels.
Can the Mossberg 500 shoot slugs?
So, can you shoot slugs in a Mossberg 500? Yes, the Mossberg is certainly capable of shooting slugs. Rifled slugs act as though the barrel of your gun is rifled, even though it isn’t.
Can a sabot slug be used in a smooth bore shotgun?
That is dangerous to your barrel to say the least. Sabot slugs are not for a smooth bore, although a smooth bore will fire them safely, accuracy is greatly effected. A sabot slug is designed for a rifled bore. A rifled slug is over heavy on the front, like a throwing spear.
What kind of slug can you shoot out of a rifled barrel?
A sabot slug is what you want to shoot out of a rifled barrel because the barrel will put the spin on the projectile. Because the barrel is rifled, the projectile does not need to be rifled. A rifled slug is what you want to shoot out a smooth bore barrel.
Can a sabot be used as a rifled barrel?
Sabots will give you really nice accuracy in a rifled barrel. Friends of mine who hunt across crop fields and such can take shots out to 200 yards. I’ve never gone to this combo because I hunt in thick woods and only need 50 yards on average. The rifled barrels are usually almost the price of the gun, depending on what your shooting.
Can a rifled slug be shot through a full choke?
Cylinder or Improved Cylinder are the way to go with rifled slugs, don’t shoot them through a Modified or Full choke especially in fixed choke configurations. Lol that was what I was thinking. If the slug is rifled the barrel shouldn’t be rifled.