Can you shoot slugs in a modified choke?
Yes, you can shoot rifled slugs through your modified choke. You could even shoot rifled slugs through a full choke. But you will probably have best results with a modified or improved cylinder.
What is the best choke to shoot slugs through?
Improved cylinder, cylinder choke, and rifled choke tubes are the best choke tubes for slugs. These choke tubes offer little constriction to provide stability when shooting.
Can you shoot slugs through a modified choke shotgun?
Yes you can shoot slugs through a modified choked shotgun. I have much the same results as post #9 above. My 70’s era Mossberg in a fixed modified choke actually shoots slugs better than the cylinder bore, sighted “slug barrel” that is with the combo.The key is to try many different brands and types for your individual gun.
Can you use steel shot in an Ithaca Model 37 shotgun?
As a rule, most guns with a modified choke or bigger made after 1950 should be OK. Anything made pre WWII tends to be made with softer steel then modern guns. If you must shoot non-toxic in an older gun then Bismuth or equivalent should work OK. it is expensive, but it does beat the alternative.
How big of a choke does a truball shotgun need?
The accuracy, of course, varies by the choke. The average of six, 5-shot groups with the full-power, TruBall ammo was Cylinder Bore: 2.8-inch, Improved Cylinder: 2.6-inch, Modified Choke: 3.3-inch, and Full Choke: 3.5-inch. Click to expand… You can safely shoot a shotgun slug through ANY standard choke.
What happens when a slug hits a choke?
As a slug hits a choke it’s going to compress the slug down, deforming it. In some cases it will shave lead off of the slug. With a tight enough choke a slug will not be able to compress enough to exit the barrel, causing the barrel to split or even blow up in a poor quality shotgun.