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PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 10:12 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

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As light as it is it just might kick a little

Kick like a mule! I've shot a light 12 ga with slugs before and it knocked the glasses off my face!

Yes it does Shocked . I did a lot of shooting Sunday (including 30 rounds of 12 ga slugs ) and didn't realize how sensitive my shoulder was until after the first round this mornin but this gun feels good it fits me much better. With that said I definitly feel this gun will shoot better than I shot it today. It shot the win platinum 400 grain and the Fed 3/4 oz Barnes expander slugs just under 3" groups at 75 yds the POI was almost identical witch is good . The SST's did not shoot well.So I will pick one of the two and adjust the scope to it and stock up over the summer. This definitly isn't a weekend shooter .

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

I'll stick with the 2 3/4" loads for slugs in a M870 shotgun, as mentioned in another post where I shot the new Remington Loads I can just imagine what a 3 1/2" slug feels like. Smile

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

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I'll stick with the 2 3/4" loads for slugs in a M870 shotgun, as mentioned in another post where I shot the new Remington Loads I can just imagine what a 3 1/2" slug feels like. Smile
The Slugs Im shooting are 2 3/4 . This new gun is just very light 5 1/4 lbs

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

How black and blue were you?

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Not black and blue but a little sore Very Happy I'm sure it affected the grouping

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

check your shoulder tomorrow.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:41 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

I may be getting another slug gun Very Happy .. I put my mossberg up for sale/trade on a local fourm and a guy I have dealt with before actually has a 1187 snythetic monty carlo stock with a fully rifled cantileaver barrel in 20 ga for sale and he's interested in my mossberg and H@R as far as dollar value I will break even so Im gonna look at it this weekend . I use to have a 1187 and I realy liked it .I have never owned a 20 ga slug gun but I would think it should have plenty of ooomf for deer..

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

20-ga will have what you need!

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:24 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Well the guy backed out of the deal with the 1187 I guess his son decided he wants it witch is fine , The Guy still wants to buy my Mossberg though Very Happy . When we first got this property and I started to think about a slug gun I told my buddy I just need to pay the money for a fully rifled cantilever barrel for my 12 GA 1100 and be done with it . I love my 1100 very comfortable with it but Ive bin trying different approaches to no avail so I found a pretty good price on a barrel and ordered it. That new H@R is nice but it kicks the crap out of ya ( my shoulder is still sore Very Happy ) . It wasn't to expensive though so I may keep it as a back up or let my buddy use it..Hopefully this barrel for my 1100 will be the ticket ..
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 10:07 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

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That new H@R is nice but it kicks the crap out of ya ( my shoulder is still sore). ... I may ... let my buddy use it..

How long do you want your "buddies" to hang around?

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:30 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

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That new H@R is nice but it kicks the crap out of ya ( my shoulder is still sore). ... I may ... let my buddy use it..

How long do you want your "buddies" to hang around?

ROFL He's a pretty big fellow ..

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:27 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Whilst doing a search for a 12g roll crimper, I came across this website...thought it may be of interest to the slug shooters here.

American Slug Shooters

I watched the Hastings Laser Accurate Slugs video at the bottom of the page...very interesting and impressive accuracy.

Still looking for a quality affordable roll crimper so I'll keep searching. Also looking for a set of Uncle Mike's Shotgun Sling Swivels for an O/U. Plenty of them out there, but I have yet to find an outlet that will ship to Australia. I might have to resort to buying a set over here at the inflated price...around $40.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:21 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Vince, I have such an old device for cal 16 but I know I saw somewhere such an easy thing to put in your (battery-operated) drillingmachine that was not so difficult to make yourself. When I can find that info again I will let you know. It's not so difficult once you understand how it operates: you have the nice form to guide the crimp and on 2 places at the bottom of that cut a small cilinder (nail?) to add frictionheat to the shell.

The pictures of the old memorybank were gone, I asked to mail them to me when they are still available.

Meanwhile check this and you immediatly understand what I was trying to explain earlier:

www.usfreeads.com/301229-cls.html
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 4:23 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Vince wrote:
Whilst doing a search for a 12g roll crimper, I came across this website...thought it may be of interest to the slug shooters here.

American Slug Shooters

I watched the Hastings Laser Accurate Slugs video at the bottom of the page...very interesting and impressive accuracy.

Still looking for a quality affordable roll crimper so I'll keep searching. Also looking for a set of Uncle Mike's Shotgun Sling Swivels for an O/U. Plenty of them out there, but I have yet to find an outlet that will ship to Australia. I might have to resort to buying a set over here at the inflated price...around $40.

Cheers, Vince

Thanks for the link .. I saw a roll crimper somewhere that atached to a drill but I can't remember where I saw it . It came with sabots as a kit for reloading slugs..

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 5:03 am    Post subject: Re: Slug Gun Reply with quote

Here is a link on roll crimpers of different sizes. Roll Crimp Tools

And here's a page showing how it's done. Roll Crimp How Too

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