This is a discussion on 12g Slugs within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Can 12g slugs be shot through a modified choke? That's the only one I have. But, I can switch-out and use anything because I have ...
Can 12g slugs be shot through a modified choke? That's the only one I have. But, I can switch-out and use anything because I have a rem-choke barrel. What would you suggest and why?
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I have, but I don't know that I'd make a habit of it.
After Googling it, it looks like it depends on the type slug as to the performance you get, but modified seems okay.
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Works fine out of my OU with a rifled slug.
It will be fine. Dont shoot slugs with a full choke, eventually you will shoot out the choke size and sacrifice some accuracy. Not that rifled slugs have much accuracy over 50 yds anyways.
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Just want to make sure I got this right;
So it is OK to shoot shotgun slugs using a modified choke, and I do not need to get an improved cylinder choke or cylinder choke tube for my 12g shotgun?
As the modified choke will also help tighten up buck shot patterns too.
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I shoot rifled slugs with a modified choke all the time in my 20 gauge. I bring it deer hunting occasionally when I want to mix it up a bit. I definitely wouldn't shoot sabot slugs with a choke though, it just screams "catastrophic malfunction" to me.
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Anyone checked with Dick Cheney? I'd bench rest it with the load your gonna use at the range you deem appropriate..
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