1 reply [Last post]
Offline
Joined: 09/14/2009
Posts: 96
slugs

what do you think the proper slug is for a 20 gauge remington 870 pump express mag? and for a 12 gauge remington pump express mag

Tndeerhunter's picture
Offline
Grand Slam Challenge Winner!
Location: Tennessee
Joined: 04/13/2009
Posts: 1134
Re: slugs
diamondman197 wrote:
what do you think the proper slug is for a 20 gauge remington 870 pump express mag? and for a 12 gauge remington pump express mag

There are a lot of choices out there and one could spend LOTS of money searching for the best for a particular gun. There are two types I've used that seem to be a great combination of performance/cost. Remington makes a slug called the Buck Hammer that will work well in a smoothbore, and also in a SG with rifled tube or barrel. Not the absolute least expensive, but excellent performance, power and penetration.

The other slug I'd recommend is the Brenneke Foster type KO version . It also is recommended for both smoothbores and rifled tubes and it is priced very competitively. Brenneke is the original make of "rifled" slugs and has been making and modifying them for over 100 yrs. They are excellent slugs.

Do not waste any money on the more costly sabot-type slugs as they are primarily designed for rifled barrels and would not give superior performance from a smoothbore barrel.

http://www.midwayusa.com/viewProduct/?productNumber=529539

http://www.midwayusa.com/viewProduct/?productNumber=981707
http://www.midwayusa.com/viewProduct/?productNumber=970922
http://www.midwayusa.com/viewProduct/?productNumber=966631
http://www.midwayusa.com/viewProduct/?productNumber=924121
http://www.midwayusa.com/viewProduct/?productNumber=548460

Almost forgot! Happy Thanksgiving and good luck with those Remingtons! Thumbs up

Related Forum Threads You Might Like

ThreadThread StarterRepliesLast Updated
Bear Hunting Shotgun Capisity in WAto the floor509/10/2009 18:20 pm
First Muzzleloader Elkscubaian810/20/2005 15:41 pm
44mag 480 ruger 454 casul?summerman905/23/2005 10:51 am
Need to Sell my Black Bear Hunt!! Discounted!! ManitobaJoe12356309/26/2014 08:28 am
Javelina Hunt 2014Critter1903/01/2014 18:37 pm