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Old 11-15-2012, 04:49 PM   #11
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My shotgun is loaded with my Trap or Skeet loads.
I think if I have to shoot someone in my house,
we are going to be
REAL close.
Don't need long range super loads
if we are face to face.

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Old 11-15-2012, 04:56 PM   #12
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It's #4 buckshot
Why is it better then say 00
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:00 PM   #13
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# 4, Smaller.
00, bigger.
# 4, more shot per shell.

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000 or military issue door breaching rounds. No worries about over-penetration at my place.

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Old 11-15-2012, 06:30 PM   #15
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So more shot per shell just means more spread? Is it not going to penetrate as much either?

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Usually the sound of kachook is enough to cause the SOB to run for the hills, while leaving behind a brown skid mark.

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Old 11-15-2012, 07:20 PM   #17
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So more shot per shell just means more spread? Is it not going to penetrate as much either?
In a given area,
The smaller the shot,
The more shot.
And spread depends a Lot on the choke.
My trap gun has a tight choke,
small spread, more shot in the group.
My Skeet gun has a more open choke,
wider spread,
less shot in the group.
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I would suggest #4 birdshot. It will go through muscle, flesh, and bone. I know, I've seen it. In close quarters, like your home, it will be lethal and over penetration won't be an issue. If by some miracle they survive the first shot, then you hit them again.

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It takes 10 yards or more for any choke to spread more than a few inches. We have already established there is a one hour fire rated wall between apartments. I seriously doubt there is more than 10 yards inside your apartment. Get yourself a can of pepper spray if you are so frikin paranoid. You will not be able to use a weapon with all these crazy notions.

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I have one shot gun thats got a full choke and one with no choke. The no choked gun I keep slugs the full chocked I keep 6 shot. But like I said I've got pistols for my small apartment

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