By Phil Bourjaily. May 18, 2013 #1 . Shooting sabot slugs through a smooth bore is a waste of money.

The added fuss of improving the accuracy of a shotgun firing slugs simply wasn’t worth the trouble to most hunters. Shotgun slug loads intended to be fired from smooth bore barrels combine decreased accuracy, low velocity, low sectional density, low ballistic coefficient, rainbow trajectory and heavy recoil. Twenty years ago the rifled shotgun barrel was a rarity. Ultra Slug Hunter. I heard a fellow say at the gun show that foster slugs in a smooth barrel can actually be more accurate than rifled slugs. A three-shot group shows the accuracy of the shotgun and slug combination while a five-shot group reflects the shooters potential. A Day … 6 Steps To Slug Gun Accuracy. Hold on tight while setting the sights. I fired the reduced recoil slug at 25 yards. They’re unfailingly dependable, easy to carry and exceptionally accurate out to the farthest reaches of shotgun range. 7mm-08 Well-Known Member.

I live on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi but have the opportunity to deer hunt in northern Indiana each year. Today’s bolt-action slug guns bear little resemblance to yesterday’s simple models.

Slug Gun Buying Guide. The Box O’ Truth #46 – Shotgun Slugs, Sabots, and Smooth Bore Barrels ... Sabot slugs in a rifled barrel are very accurate.
Here are the best options we found — a “top 10” list of today's best slug guns. Any Sabot of a configuration similar to … A three-shot group of 1.4 inch was encouraging. More Guns. The list includes the classics along with the newest, most advanced slug guns on the market. A slug gun is a shotgun which has been fitted with a choke to shoot slugs which are bullet-like projectiles. How accurate is the mossberg 500 with a rifled barrel? Spin It With Barrel, Choke Tubes. Photo by Dave Henderson. Though I can use a rifle and I consider myself to be a safe and aware hunter the places we hunt (private land ) … In America, the rifle is king, especially for big game hunting. Just picked up a new Savage 220 slug gun. My Mossberg couldn't do that even in my dreams.

Slug Gun Buying Guide. Most Accurate Slug Gun. The gun I shot the 1-inch group with was a Savage 212 , a bolt action with Savage's excellent Accu trigger. I’m wanting to get a good slug gun.
An additional part of my newfound affinity for the shotgun is my contrary nature.

If you can legally hunt with a rifle, you owe it to yourself and your quarry to do so. Again.

How accurate is the mossberg 500 with a rifled barrel?

Sight-in your rifled barrel slug gun using Hybred Lites (reduced recoil sabot) and you have field sighted your slug gun for all three velocity ranges including the 3” Hybred Elite Magnum. I live on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi but have the opportunity to deer hunt in northern Indiana each year.

Seeing as The Silencer is below 40, I believe, you wouldn't be able to use these until you got a gun above 40, for example Megashot Rifle.