Originally Posted by fxstchewy
I shoot any .410 Shotshell in 2 1/2" in mine, it is picky about the ribbed shells but I put some Remingtons thru it fine yesterday, probably any 45 colt ammo would be fine except maxed out handloads. I have more fun with it with 45 colts at any distance within reason, the .410 loads are for less than 10 feet with this gun because of the rifling. Chewy.
I keep #4 shot in mine for HD. It has more than enough splatter
power. The 45LC's are OK, but in a hostile point & shoot (like a home invasion) #4 shot fits the scenario much better.
I've had no problems with any brand of shotgun shells.