Do shotguns need a slug barrel?

Do shotguns need a slug barrel?

Many shotguns come standard with a smooth bore barrel because that’s what you need to have to shoot shot (shells that have bbs or multiple projectiles – these are used in bird hunting and other sporting situations). In addition to shooting shot, you can also shoot slugs out of a smooth bore barrel.

Can you use slugs in a semi auto shotgun?

I use foster slugs in a smoothbore semi and it works just fine. The only thing i can think of is don’t use to tight of a choke. If using a smoothbore I use foster slugs. A lot of people use a rifled barrel with brenneke slugs that I hear you can get some pretty good range out of.

Who makes Remington shotgun barrels?

Remington shotgun barrels are the perfect replacement or upgrade component for your trusted firearm. MGW carries Remington barrels for all the popular shogun models that Remington manufacture.

What is a shotgun slug barrel?

A slug barrel is a shotgun barrel that is designed primarily to fire slugs instead of shots, and is often rifled. A shotgun with such a barrel is often called a slug gun.

Can I shoot slugs out of my Remington 870?

Re: Dumb rookie question: 870 Express Synthetic and slugs You absolutely can shoot slugs through your cylinder choke barrel. On the shelf at the store, you’re likely to see two varieties of slugs – rifled and sabot. A sabot slug is designed to be very accurate out of a rifled barrel.

Can I shoot a rifled slug in a smooth barrel?

You can use a sabot in a smooth barrel, but don’t expect very good performance. If you hold your shooting to 75 yards or less, full-bore rifled slugs will perform every bit as well as the more sophisticated sabots when it comes to bringing down your deer.

Can all shotguns shoot slugs?

No, not all shotguns are meant to shoot slugs. Non-rifled (smoothbore) shotguns are meant to shoot foster style slugs. Also, be careful with shooting any type of slugs out of older shotguns, or shotguns with a choke, a choke adds restriction which may deform your barrel over time.

How big is a Winchester 12 gauge slug barrel?

Winchester 1300 -12 ga.- Cantilever Rifled Slug Barrel – 22″- 2 3/4″ & 3″- New ! Rare Hastings Cantilever 12 Gauge Rifled Barrel With Muzzle Break REM 870. Remington SP-10 10ga MAGNUM rifle site slug barrel W REM CHOKE! 22” NOS?!?

What are the features of a Remington 870 slug barrel?

The stock Remington 870 slug barrel works with these features: Rifle sights: The sight at the end of a barrel helps you by giving you a point to align with. Stilled balance: The balance of an affordable Remington 870 slug barrel is ideal when the shotgun is held at a steady target.

What kind of barrel do you need for a slug?

Slugs are projectiles that need to use a shotgun barrel. Your barrel, and therefore the type of slug you use, is set at a 12-, 16-, 20-, or 28-gauge. A slug needs the right assembly because it can be slowed down by the walls of your barrel if that barrel isn’t bored properly.

How big is the Remington Express 20 gauge?

Rifle-sighted Rem Choke deer barrels are supplied with rifled and improved cylinder choke tubes. Express 20 gauge fully rifled deer barrel has a 2 3/4″ chamber. Model 870 extra barrels with 2 3/4″ chambers will fit both Magnum and 2 3/4″ receivers.