Can you shoot slugs through a modified choke?
Slug barrels are rifled barrels, have no chokes and are sabot slugs are designed specifically for them. Smooth barrels and a modified choke is better for your rifled Brenneke or foster slug than a cylinder bore. It swages the slug down and centers it in the bore before it leaves the shotgun muzzle.
How to shoot a 20 gauge modified choke?
DAV, Deep in the Pineywoods of E. Texas! Modified choke and a good Brenneke slug is perfect. No rifling needed unless you are wanting to use the expensive sabot slugs. Get a few boxes and practice, to see which brands your gun likes and where it shoots at 50 yards and you are good to go. 60 yards with a 20 gauge and an IM choke, no rifling needed.
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.
Which is better a modified choke or cylinder bore?
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. Unlike above post mine liked Winchester first, Remington,second, and Federal third (all Foster type).
Can you use a slug in a 10 gauge shotgun?
If it is then a slug of any sort should not be used with it, you may damage the barrel by using slugs. A back-bored barrel has had its internal diameter from the forcing cone to the choke bored to a larger diameter, usually 10-gauge in a 12-gauge shotgun, to provide a manufacturer claimed better shot pattern.
Can a shotgun be used as a choke?
Shotguns have many uses. From sporting clays to home defense has varied purposes. Chokes are used by those wanting either tighter or more spread patterns to their shot. As shotguns are also used for firing singular projectiles, a natural question arises.
Can you shoot slugs out of a smooth bore?
You can shoot sabot slugs out of a smooth bore but expect the accuracy to not be as good as a foster or rifled slugs. You can shoot rifled slugs out of a rifled barrel but will plug up the rifling over time. Did you find the recommended reading relevant to this discussion?
Can you shoot slugs through a cylinder barrel?
These should always be shot through rifled barrels. You can shoot them through a Cylinder barrel (no choke), but their accuracy loss doing so is considerable and sabot slugs are more expensive than Foster and Brenneke. At the very least, there should be a rifled extended choke on a smooth bore gun.
Can a shotgun be used with a full choke?
However, it’s not nearly as much as a fully rifled barrel will. It’s one of the compromises for a shotgun that will be used with with both shot and slugs as it can be removed and replaced with a different choke when the gun is used with shot.
What’s the difference between a slug and a shot?
Choke tubes are used for shot and not slugs. There is a difference between shot and slugs because the mass of the slug cons out all at one time. You have a chance of hitting the tube and ripping out the threads of either the barrel or choke tube.