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Mad Martigan
August 27, 2007, 06:01 PM
Is there anything I shouldn't shoot out of this gun, i.e. 000 buck, copper plated lead shot, slugs? I'd planned on shooting 2 3/4 and 3 in stuff. I guess I mean, besides the obvious(silverware, different gauges), is there anything other than steel shot I shouldn't shoot?

ebutler462
August 30, 2007, 11:10 AM
IMO, you can use it just like any other gun. It is a sturdy economy gun that will shoot anything any other gun will shoot safely.

45Marlin carbine
August 30, 2007, 11:26 AM
mine is improved cyl choke right bbl and modified left, so slugs can be used. but they are meant for shot I'm thinking.

Hemicuda
September 5, 2007, 05:54 PM
I've been shooting an IGA Stoeger coachgun in 12Ga. for YEARS!

it shoots EVERYTHING I stuff in it, 3", 2.75", home loads... Hevi-Shot, Steel shot... EVERYTHING...

one thing I don't do is slugs... slugs CAN (but don't always) cause the barrels to seperate from the center rib on double guns...