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Old January 10, 2013, 08:16 PM   #1
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Wax Slugs?

I saw a youtube video today where a guy was testing out home made " wax slugs" and was wondering what they are trying to prove with them. What would be the practical application a bunch of compressed bb's compared to a regular shot shell or a slug? If anyone could fill me in on these or at least the concept I would be grateful haha.
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Old January 10, 2013, 08:22 PM   #2
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Your post is confusing. Wax slugs or BBs encapsulated in wax?
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Old January 10, 2013, 08:30 PM   #3
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Sorry, they call them wax slugs but they show that they are regular shot suspended in wax. Why would you ever use this when you have slugs?
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Old January 10, 2013, 08:37 PM   #4
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I don't think there is a practical purpose- other than making a Youtube video. Some people do this stuff just because they can or just for fun.

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Old January 10, 2013, 09:44 PM   #5
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Makes sense ha I always watch people shooting odd things and can understand that but the way the video was presented I thought they were a well used thing that I had never heard about before. Thanks
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Old January 10, 2013, 10:12 PM   #6
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I found this video a while back and have been meaning to try it with an old single shot of mine. A little igenuity goes a long ways.
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Old January 11, 2013, 06:33 PM   #7
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Old January 12, 2013, 10:31 AM   #8
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When I was a kid the old man that taught me about shooting and guns would load .45 colt rounds with just a primer and then take a slab of wax that you can buy anywhere and press the shell into it cutting out a slug. He would have me working on my trigger pull with these rounds. They would put a serious dent in cardboard with a wall for a backer.
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Old January 12, 2013, 11:22 AM   #9
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Wax slugs with the pellets imbedded it make a pretty good substitute for a store bought slug. They can pack a punch.

Why? If you can't afford the real deal, or because walmart is out of all ammo.
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