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Old 09-26-2016, 14:00   #1
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Deer and Elk 12 gage sabot slug?

Deer season is approaching here in Washington and last time I checked I can still hunt. Anybody else use a sabot slug gun? The first shot is just high and right of center and the rest are a result of anticipating getting mule kicked when you brave another shot. Even with the black hawk shock absorbing stock it's a handful and the trigger is stock. My shots would be 125 yards max.
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Old 09-27-2016, 05:27   #2
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Nice!..........all kill shots except the low one

scoped, heavily compensated slugsters are hugely popular here due to the dense underbrush and mostly short distance shots.
seems like a hundred years ago I took my 1st deer with a "punkin ball" from a smooth-bore Springfield bolt action.......+/- 30 yard shot with a bead site.
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My first deer was with a Mossberg 395 KB an ugly bolt action with an adjustable choke. These sabots are a hole nutha level.
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Got to remember that using sabot ammo in a smooth bore is just a waste of money. In a smooth bore SG use the regular "rifled" slug. If you have a rifled SG barrel then sabots are for you. I have a Browning A Bolt 12 gauge rifled bore that gets real close to MOA accuracy with a 4X scope, you must get a really tough scope though as the recoil of the 12 gauge slug will really beat up a cheap scope-and the owner also!
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