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Old 01-08-2013, 07:01 PM   #1
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receiving my first shotgun soon, a new Rem 870P 18" 12ga . only allowed to shoot slugs at local gun range. is there a 'preferred' slug for this gun ? How about shot (for when i get to shoot outdoors this spring ) ? Thanx for any advice and opinions ! I'm pumped to get this new toy (sorry-no pun intended)
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:45 PM   #2
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That gun will eat anything. As for the best slug, try out a few different brands and see which performs best. Most should perform similar though. As for shot, pretty much anything will do. Especially if you're just practicing or plinking.
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In my experience the best grouping slugs for a smooth bore are Federal Tactical. Velocity is cut back a tad, but the target will not know the difference. Remington "Slugger" slugs are generally the worst for accuracy, but you never know, give them a try. Your gun may like them.
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I've had good luck with Remington "Sluggers" inside 50 yards, most indoor ranges I visit are 50 or less.
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I've had great results from the Federal TRUEBALL slugs
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I have had the best luck with the Winchester super xs
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One more vote for Federal Tactical slugs. As far as shot it depends on what your plans are SD, hunting, target, clays etc.
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Brenneke was recommended in Alaska but a little harder to find.
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My local indoor range is only 25 yards so shooting slugs you have aim low. And its not something I like to do. So I normally only shoot my shotgun outdoors.
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I would give Nobel slugs a try. They are reduced recoil. Compared to a hunting slug they are reduced recoil anyway. Winchester Super X have given me the best accuracy in my hunting shotguns. Super X slugs will usually shoot a 2" group at 60 yards.
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