What kind of barrel do you use for sabot slugs?
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.
What is the most accurate sabot slug?
As I mentioned previously, the H&R/NEF Ultra Slug Hunter with a heavy barrel is a very accurate slug gun, as is the gun I shoot, an Ithaca Deerslayer III. I can always get Remington slugs to shoot. Winchester XP3s and Hornady SSTs are quite accurate, as are Federal’s new Trophy Copper slugs.
What is the best sabot slug for deer?
2014’s Best Slugs For Deer Hunting
- Remington HyperSonic Slug.
- Kent Five-Star Rifled Deer Slug.
- Hornady American Whitetail Slug.
- Hornady Custom Lite Slug.
- D Dupleks Hexolit 32.
- Lightfield Hybred EXP.
- Wolf Power Rifled Slug.
- Winchester XP3 Sabot Slug.
How far can you accurately shoot a 12 gauge rifled slug?
A 12 gauge slug of one-ounce weight fired from a standard Federal cartridge will shoot over 300 yards. The ballistics are flat for around 200 yards and at the 300-yard mark the slug has dropped 4 feet.
How far are rifled slugs accurate?
about 50 yards
Your expected range of accuracy for any box of slugs you grab in a store should be about 50 yards. This is an average range for the typical field gun with a smooth barrel and bead sight, shooting any brand of ammunition picked at random.
What is the best slug on the market?
Here are the best options we found — a “top 10” list of today’s best slug guns.
- 1: Savage 212 and 220.
- 2: Winchester SX3 Cantilever Buck.
- 3: Remington 870 SPS ShurShot Synthetic Super Slug.
- 4: Browning A-Bolt Shotgun.
- 5: Benelli SBE II Slug Gun.
- 6: Weatherby PA-08 08 Slug Gun Combo.
- 7: Mossberg 500 FLEX Slugster.
Which is better Rottweil laser or sabot slug?
A custom non-discarding polymer sabot rides locked to the slug – providing a more stable flight from the moment it leaves the barrel to when it impacts the target. More stable flight means much greater accuracy. ROTTWEIL LASER PLUS SABOT SLUGS GIVE YOUR RIFLED BARREL SHOTGUN LASER-LIKE ACCURACY AT EXTENDED RANGES.
Can you shoot sabot slugs out of a smoothbore?
Shooting sabot slugs out of a smoothbore is a waste of money. You need rifling spin to help the bullet and the sabots separate cleanly and to stabilize the bullet.
What kind of rifled slugs do they use?
They shoot five-shot, 100 yard groups from a bench and their record group is .787″ made with an 870 with a Hastings rifled barrel, Hastings Laser Accurate slugs and, surprisingly, an Aimpoint red dot.
Which is the best slug for rifle choke?
From what I remember, sabot slugs work best from rifled barrels. Forster type slugs (rifled slugs) work better from smoothbores. I have a Remington 870. I use low powered rifle scopes and Remington extended rifled choke. 20″ barrel with saddle scope mount. Be thinking about 1 1/2″ groups @50 yds. IIRC 1″ high at 50 yd would be 1 or 2″ low at 100yd.