What choke to use with a rifled slug?

A cylinder choke is recommended for shooting rifled slugs in a smooth-bore barrel. Sabot slugs should only be shot through our fully-rifled slug barrels. It is not safe to shoot slugs through chokes tighter than those listed here.

Can you shoot rifled slugs with a choke?

Yes you can fire a rifled slug through a screw in choke. It’s the same as a fixed choke barrel when it’s screwed in. They usually work best with improved cyl.Do not ever fire your gun without a choke tube in it,it will mess up the threads in the barrel.

Do rifled choke tubes improved slug accuracy?

A rifled-choke tube can improve accuracy. Accuracy from a couple of inches of rifling in a choke tube is not comparable with the accuracy of a fully rifled barrel, but rifled choke tubes are a less expensive option than a brand-new fully rifled shotgun if you’re going to shoot slugs at close range.

Can I use slugs in a Remington 870?

Re: Dumb rookie question: 870 Express Synthetic and slugs You absolutely can shoot slugs through your cylinder choke barrel. On the shelf at the store, you’re likely to see two varieties of slugs – rifled and sabot. A sabot slug is designed to be very accurate out of a rifled barrel.

What happens if you shoot a slug through a choke?

You should not shoot slugs—or any other shot—through your barrel without a choke in place, since there is a very real possibility that you will damage the threading. If your accuracy with this choke is acceptable, stick with it. If it doesn’t, experiment with other chokes until you find the one that performs best.

What’s the best choke tube for buckshot?

Registered. The best choke for buckshot is improved cyl and is effective out to 40yds. Anything tighter than that the pellets bounce off each other creating an irradic pattern. Shooting buckshot at a deer that is out of range in unethical.

What’s the best choke tube for Buckshot?

Do slugs damage shotgun barrels?

If you have a rifled shotgun barrel, you’re going to want sabot slugs. It’s counter-intuitive to what the “rifled” slug name suggests and while it may not be a catastrophic failure, you could damage the grooves in your rifled shotgun barrel.

Can you shoot slugs out of a full choke shotgun barrel?

A standard full choke with standard lead slugs is safe. Don’t matter if they are fixed chokes or interchangeable tubes. You probably won’t get good accuracy. The new sabot slugs or solid copper, really anything but lead, should probably not be used in full choke guns.

Can I use a full choke for buckshot?

Some brands of standard lead factory 00 buckshot will pattern dense patterns using a full choke. Just get a long cone(extended) choke and see if it works for you.

What does full choke mean?

tight constriction
Full: This choke has tight constriction and a dense pattern, delivering approximately 70 percent of a shell’s total pellets in a 30-inch circle at 40 yards. This choke is often used for trap shooting, waterfowl pass shooting, turkey hunting and buckshot loads.

Do I need a slug barrel to shoot slugs?

Many shotguns come standard with a smooth bore barrel because that’s what you need to have to shoot shot (shells that have bbs or multiple projectiles – these are used in bird hunting and other sporting situations). In addition to shooting shot, you can also shoot slugs out of a smooth bore barrel.

What is the benefit of an extended choke?

The first and foremost advantage of an extended choke tube is protection of the bbl should you bump in to something with it. The second advantage is if you don’t lubericate your choke threads properly and they get stuck they are easily removed with a strap wrench.

Do extended chokes improve patterns?

The best available answer is that yes, based on best documentation available extended tapered portions have been shown to improve patterns. Extended parallel sections have been shown to improve patterns. High-quality extended chokes as a class have been shown to improve patterns anywhere from 5 – 20% efficiency.

Are extended choke tubes better?

Yes, easy to change and they protect your barrel. Extended choke tubes can be easier to remove from the gun, and they protect the muzzle of the gun, but, having shot a lot of both types, I don’t see any difference in the shot pattern, my score, the noise, recoil, or anything else of interest or consequence.

What is a modified Rem Choke?

There are many types of Rem chokes you can use in your Remington weapons; full choke, modified choke, improved cylinder choke and many others. The full choke will give you the tightest constriction inside the bore. The modified choke will provide a lighter amount of constriction and the improved cylinder choke will be even lighter than that.

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