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- n. Plural form of slug.
- n. half-roasted ore
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of slug.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Half-roasted ore.
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Then it hit me - like a couple 700 grain slugs from a Twin .50.
That being said, next fall I'll have those same 3in slugs in my 870. +2
I've shot 3-1/2 loads out of a Benelli SBE and it was no where near as bad as 3 slugs from a Savage 24F (break action) with a rifled choke on a bench.
I was wondering, is it safe/possible to shoot sabot slugs from a smoothbore 870 with an extended rifled choke.
You can shoot slugs from a smooth bore, but theyll be less accurate and wont go as far.
Plant the Flag: Shooting slugs is like firing beer cans.
An article in this month's issue of The Journal of Wildlife Management based on a four-year study in California's Sequoia National Park says shooting black bears with rubber slugs from a 12-gauge shotgun is most effective -- better than pepper spray, chasing them off or hitting them with rocks.
This old gun with 2 3/4 rifled slugs is deadly on whitetails, but the Winchester brand that he uses are getting hard to find.
If you can't afford the combo you can still shoot slugs from the regular barrel they just will not be quite as accurate and may not have as much shooting distance.
You may also see or hear rangers shooting noisemakers or non-lethal projectiles (such as rubber slugs from a shotgun or clear paintballs from a paintball gun).