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Old 05-08-2009, 09:08 PM   #1
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i owned several hand guns and rifles for years but i just got my first shotgun its a single shot 12ga 3" chamber smooth bore i hear i can shoot rifled slugs out of it. but can i shoot 2 3/4 slugs thru it and is it safe or do they have to be 3" slugs?

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Old 05-08-2009, 09:33 PM   #2
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If it's chambered for 3", you can shoot anything UP TO 3", but nothing over 3".
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Exactly. The 3" monikor refers to the maximum length it will feed and shoot.
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