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Question by 007Dom. Uploaded on July 30, 2009
sure is! and some people have even custom built a 6 gauge.
8 gauges has a bore diameter .835
The largest is a “AAA” gauge has a diameter 8.0 inches
The smallest is a “D” gauge has a bore diameter of .250 or ¼ inch
A .410 is actually a 67 ½ gauge, sure sounds appealing doesn’t it!
Yes, they were and are real.
Yeah , they use them in Africa .
"market" hunters of yesteryear used them for sure
To be honest, I don't really see the practical application of an 8 gauge shotgun. I've fired a 10 gauge and was plenty happy to go back to my 12. 8 seems a little superfluous.
Yes and they a illegal to hunt with in just about every state.
Yea i think i have one not sure. It is old.
There are sone in the museum in Cody WY.
yes but I don't know anyone who has one.
They have been made once, usually for commercial hunters.......There are none made today that I know!!!!!!!
sure there is an 8 gauge guys back in the day use to put 5 or 6 8 gauges off the front of row boat they would have them rigged to all go off at one time it was for duck hunting.you find a flock in the water and let em have it they used those after they stopped them from useing punt guns
They are currently sold by October Country. Muzzleloaders. Formerly, they were for mass slaughter of ducks for market.
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