View Single Post
Old June 20, 2011, 02:05 AM   #77
Senior Member
Join Date: June 20, 2011
Location: SW Missouri
Posts: 103
Best home defense load is not Buckshot. At close range (6-10 ft) just about any birdshot load is going to act like a glazer saftey slug on steriods, punching one gaping hole in the middle and excerting all energy inside the intruder. I have see 2 deer accidently killed with #6s (long story). When you are in your house and shooting 00 buck you are basically shooting the equivilent of nine 357 magnums in your house or apartment if using a 2-3/4" shell. Not good for anyone on the other side of the wall. Easy experiment: place sections of sheet rock 4" apart and shoot at them and see how many walls it goes through before it stops.
45long is offline  
Page generated in 0.07836 seconds with 7 queries