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Old September 1, 2011, 10:31 PM   #1
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slugs for a rifled barrel out of a rifled choke?

I was just wondering what you guys experience is with this? I bought an extended rifled choke for my smoothbore barrel, and im looking for the best slug setup. A rifled barrel is not an option. Some of these premium slugs are pretty high and i dont want to waste my time and money if its no use. Can i get enough spin out of the choke to make the slug act like its supposed to, or should i stay away from slugs that state "meant to be used out of a rifled barrel"
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Old September 2, 2011, 05:14 AM   #2
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Old September 4, 2011, 02:21 PM   #3
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What little I know about rifled choke tubes is that they offer some improvement over smoothbore tubes but don't expect it to shoot like a dedicated rifled slug gun. And yes, you should used saboted slugs.
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Old September 5, 2011, 07:39 AM   #4
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I bought one for my 870. I used it along with a saddle scope mount. It worked fine and I killed a bunch of deer with it. With Winchester sabots and rifled slugs I would get 2-3" groups at 75 yds. I now have a fully rifled barrel that will shoot a little better and I dont have to fool with the saddle mount.
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