Can you shoot slugs through a vent rib barrel?
Can I fire slugs through my 935™ or 835® vent rib, Accu-Mag® choke tube barrel? No, 935™ and 835® field barrels (those with a ventilated rib) are “overbored,” and the extra inside diameter may cause the projectile to “wobble” producing unreliable accuracy.
Can you shoot a slug through any barrel?
No. A shotgun with a tight enough choke will not allow a slug to pass through a barrel, potentially causing the barrel to explode. Yes, if we are talking about modern shotguns (built after WWII), but some will shoot much more accurately.
Can slugs be shot from any shotgun?
Yes, all shotguns can shoot slugs within gauge (don’t shoot 20’s in a 12!). I’d change that to “Slugs should not be fired through any shotgun with a choke tighter than Modified”.
Can a Browning A5 shoot slugs?
Can I shoot slugs through the A5? Yes, if your Browning has an improved cylinder choke, or modified choke.
What is the best slug to use in a smooth bore shotgun?
Rifled slugs are designed to be used in smooth barrels. We have found the best accuracy when using rifled slugs in a cylinder or modified choke.
When did the Browning Sweet Sixteen shotgun come out?
A Sweet Sixteen is the Lightweight Version of the Browning 16 guage Auto-5 Shotgun. Not all 16 guage Automatics are Sweet 16’s; There is a Standard weight that was imported by Browning and stayed in the Auto-5 line from 1923 until 1964.
Where are the holes on a Browning Sweet Sixteen?
All Sweets will be marked ” Sweet Sixteen ” on the left side of the receiver from 1949 and on. Prior to 1949, the easiest way to tell is that a Sweet 16 has a gold trigger and the barrel has three holes drilled through the barrel band; Standard 16’s do not have these features.
Can you use steel shot in a Leige Browning?
DO NO USE ANY STEEL SHOT LOADS: The Belgian-made A-5, Superposed, Leige, and other Belgian Over/Under models, Double Automatic, American-made A-5 and all other models not listed in category 1 or 2. Note: Belgian Auto-5 barrels are interchangeable with the new Invector barrels which are made in Japan.
Are there any Browning shotguns that are steel shot?
All current Browning shotguns with the Invector or Invector-Plus choke tube system are fully steel shot compatible with current factory loads. However, there are limitations to the compatibility of many older Browning shotguns with conventionally choked barrels.