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Question by Andy33401. Uploaded on January 18, 2010
Never shoot anything through a threaded bbl. with the choke removed. The lead will get into the threads and make the insertion of a tube virtually impossible. You can have the thread removed by a competent gunsmith.
You can have the "lead" removed. Sorry.
I shoot slugs with a choke in
I shoot slugs with a modified choke in but I don't recommend using any tighter choke than the modified.
yes you can shoot with a modified choke but dont shoot without it you will tear the crap out of the threads.
use an improved cylinder...they also make rifled chokes for slugs
You can shoot slugs through any chock, but improved cylinder is recommended
yes, improved cylinder
you can shoot a slug though any choke and it will be fairly accurate. my dad used his shotgun with that for many years until he finnaly bought a rifle. but he killed alot of deer with that gun. hope this works out for you.
i would not shoot a slug through a choked shotgun barrel.
ok so i saw this post and thought thats a good question i never really thought about it..
wiki says "When slugs are fired in a standard, choked barrel, the slug is deformed by the choke as it exits"
and i thought to myself. if it deforms the slug then what about the choke?
So I measured my bore, shot a slug through a choked barrel, and then measured it again. Finding that it took roughly 0.37% avg standard and .46% avg. on rifled slugs off the bore of the choke. I did this for 8 shots standard slugs and 8 shots rifled slugs. Now id presume it would do this until there isnt any bore left.
Now compared to Steel Shot load it takes roughly 300-600 rounds to achieve .38% taken away from a choke.
So basically you will go through chokes at the rate i shoot at pretty fast. Cant speak for sabat slugs, which id think would probably end up with a gun blown in your face after a few hundred rounds.
If you dont shoot the gun ever and you take it out each year and you only fire a shot every several years. It might work out for you, If you want something that you can guarantee the quality of the shot. Then id just get a Rifled slug barrel. rather then shoot through a choked barrel. Or just use a smooth bore.
Cause either way you shoot the gun it looks like youll end up needing a new barrel over time. Just a say in how much time.
But another gentlemen who works in our gunsmith shop said some smooth bore-choked barrels can sometimes be meant to use as slug barrel by removing the choke and adding a cylinder choke. Which will usually come with the gun that its intended for. Very rare if not impossible to find on guns made in the past 10 years.
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