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Old November 18, 2009, 01:18 PM   #1
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using slug's

I Have a 1940 Remington model 11 in great shape with a Cutts compensator and a Lyman choke, I would like to shoot slug's in it for deer and hog's. Question will i loose velocity with having the compensator on it as the pressure is going out the vent's.
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Old November 18, 2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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You may want to give more info on your gun. Then these guys can give you their thoughts. I am new to shotguns myself.

What is the barrel length?
(Maybe the lenght before the compensator)
What is the choke setting on the choke?
Is it a smooth bore or rifled?

I have read that some of thses guys use their home defense to hunt with. Some of those have 20" or 22" barrels. They seem to be successful.
The only thing I do know, is the best thing for you to do is take the gun to the range with a couple different brands of slugs. Then sight it in. You can stack milk jugs in a line filled with water and conduct a loose penetration test at different ranges. This might give you a good idea of how far a shot you can take.
I hope this helps.
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Old November 18, 2009, 08:57 PM   #3
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Barrel 23''
smooth full
#s on the choke have 2 LR 680 I/D 11/16''

Hope this help's
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Old November 18, 2009, 09:34 PM   #4
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You will not lose velocity.

Also, a Full choke usually isn't the best choice for slugs. Get another tube from Numrich, etc, and have at it.
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Old November 18, 2009, 11:13 PM   #5
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After looking at a few site's it's a extra full choke, I'll look for a Mod or an I/C choke for it.
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