With steel shot, it patterns like a full choke with lead, for the ultimate long-range goose choke. Example: a choke that is modified for lead will shoot a full pattern with steel. If you need a pattern target, simply draw with a thick marker around the outside edge of your closed-hand fist on an 8 1/2 x 11-inch plain white paper. While hard Hevi-Shot pellets can appear a bit misshapen before they're shot, they exit the barrel in much better shape than lead pellets. NEVER shoot steel shot through any turkey choke. There are four tubes that use the same. I guess you will have to make that call for yourself. I use a Beretta A300 semi-automatic 12 Ga for trap and was using the modified choke that came with the gun. Each choke tube is knurled on the end to allow for quick and easy removal. – that’s trap, skeet, and sporting clays – you definitely do not need a turkey or extra full choke, so drop them from the list. I have shot several 3" Brenneke slugs which state they can be shot through a full choke. Anyways after the foggy history lesson, if your 835 choke is blued or parkerized steel, you cannot shoot steel shot through it. Shot fine, but didn't pattern as nice as modified. Ruiz held a 1. [Can Steel Shot Be Safely Shot Through A " Lead Only" Super Full Turkey Choke Tube/QUOTE] Probably---Is it a good idea---NO---manufacturers put those warnings on there for a reason:bonk: shoot a bunch of it thru a tight turkey choke and you may find it hard to remove the tube because yo've damaged the threads. If you test two seemingly identical shotguns with exactly the same amount of choke constriction in their barrels, one might deliver Improved Cylinder choke performance with Load A while the other gun delivers Modified performance with the same load. I have seen a friend shoot slugs through a screw in full. However, I don't recommend shooting slugs with a modified choke, as the barrel is more restricted and a slug can damage your choke and choke's threading. LUMBERTON — A high-speed chase along Interstate 95 that began Sunday in Harnett County ended in Robeson County. To shoot a tight pattern with steel shot, a Modified choke constriction will do the job. Jackie Chan would make it art, but any old Seagal or Van Damme. Steel shot has been introduced within the past 5 years or so,for waterfowl hunting in this country,so this problem has cropped up a bit down here recently (older guns and steel shotshells). If you have the time you would gain a tremendous amount of knowledge if you pattern your gun on paper. I can't wait for July in Springfield. In punishment, and as a. Don't be afraid to shoot slugs through a modified or full choke, it won't hurt them, and if you happen to have one that shoots decent groups at longer ranges KEEP itand even shotguns that DON'T shoot slugs well have killed a LOT of deer at 50 yds or lessthe only "accuracy"problems" you will have will probably show up between 50 and 100. - that's trap, skeet, and sporting clays - you definitely do not need a turkey or extra full choke, so drop them from the list. for deer I shoot 00 through a full choke, with a max range of around 60 yards. Improved modified is the best pick for pass shooting. A full choke is useful for when you’re attempting to shoot ducks that are in flight. ,,, ,,,Mark01-06-2006, 01:38 PM Brent, you must be just a youngster. As the shot cup passes through the choke it gets squeezed and stores some energy. I've tried many different loads, with multiple chokes, but nothing is really impressing me much. Modified chokes have a diameter of. Traditional shotgun patterns are measured as an even pellet distribution in a thirty inch diameter circle at forty yards, where 70-percent of the pellets going into that circle was considered a full choke. For "Big Three" clay target shooting in the U. The HEVI-Shot HEVI-Choke is offered in both mid-range and extended range sizes. Modified Chokes. Keep your 390 with the 28″ barrel, buy a Carlson's improved cylinder choke and a improved modified choke (extended styles not needed), shoot Hevi-Shot #4 ammo for ducks (#2 for geese) and all will be well, as long as you pattern your firearm. For shooting both game and clay targets you want a pattern that is perfectly even in pellet distribution over the. It is configured with the use of rods and connects to the shot gun via a Removable Choke System. Rifled slug bbls. I doubt they would make a good long range Deer slug. Muller Chokes will not do that because they dissipate heat so rapidly--it is almost as if they remain cool at all times thereby remaining as ONE with your barrel. Hevi-Shot, Bismuth Shot, and Tungsten Polymer may be used in all lead shot choke tubes, Tungsten Iron shot should be treated the same as steel shot. The more common slu. When you shoot, the pellets remain tight together when they are expelled from the gun barrel, and don’t disperse as widely as with the modified or improved cylinder chokes. • If you want a modified pattern with steel use an improved cylinder choke. Do not shoot steel shot larger than BB or any steel load faster than 1550 FPS through the Full or Extra Full Constrictions. Use a steel shot choke for steel shot. With less felt recoil than full velocity loads, Express Managed-Recoil Buckshot is an ideal. Do not shoot steel shot through that barrel. As you can see, there are many things that can cause a shotgun to shoot a different pattern with the same choke constriction. There's also a good chart available from Carlson's Choke Tubes. "J": It belongs to you now not them. First, I fired through the improved cylinder choke. 01-12-2011, 09:33 PM. Mossberg 500 Accu-Choke tubes: For lead, steel other non-toxic shot. Lots of people do it but Rem for one says not to. The pellets will likely be highly deformed. Return this item for free. The Triumph will accommodate shot size #0 through #8 including steel and hybrid heavy loads. You can shoot ANY shotgun ammo through a modified choke…there will be no issues. If a shotgun barrel is not tested with, or designed for steel shot, you are needlessly putting your barrel at risk. Yes you can shoot steel and lead buckshot through a modified choke. Light modified or modified are good choices for shooting over decoys. peersonally i like shooting them with their feet down at 20 yds but sometimes you have to stretch it a little. You normally fire the modified barrel first at closer birds and if you miss, the full choke has more range for the second shot. 710 while an extra-full choke will have a diameter of. Technically, birdshot and buckshot can be fired through a rifled bore, but the rifling will “spin” the plastic wad which will translate the centrifugal force to the shot and open the shot column into a “V,” leaving a large gap in the center of the shot spread. Just about everything that you read tells you to not shoot steel shot through a choke tighter than modified. The point of aim and point of impact differed with many of the chokes and guns, as is normally the case. To get you close to performance expectations you use one size larger when you shoot steel. I have shot countless lead slugs through a full choke, although greater accuracy can be attained by using a modified choke or a non choked barrel. For buckshot I patterned my shot gun with a paper plate. Modified = Versatile Choke that delivers wider shot pattern for shooting at 25-45 yards Improved Cylinder = Short-range choke that delivers wider shot patterns for game within 35 yard Skeet = Produces 60% pattern in 30" circle at 25 yards Full = Delivers tight, well-placed shot patterns when shooting between 45-55 yards. Do you have a standard tube marked "full" ? I am not familiar with the "ulta choke". All Browning shotguns with the Standard Invector, Invector-Plus or DS choke tube systems, However, we do not recommend the use of Invector full or extra full chokes with steel shot. It is very easy to over-choke buckshot. This choke tube provides the best patterns when shooting Winchester’s Long Beard Turkey loads. Plain old 00 Buck. Has anybody here put 12 Gauge slugs through a full choke? One of the rewards for my son bringing home good grades is a trip to the range. If you shoot a box of shells through a Modified choke and get an average pattern of 60%, don't be at all surprised if the extreme spread of those 25 patterns would range from 55% to 65%. It’s important to understand the implications of choking and how you as a conscientious shooter can derive a benefit from that understanding and. Walk the target back and repeat until you drop below 90%. It is recommended that with ether shot you use an improved modified choke for better patterns. You have reached the shooting range limit when your load and choke combination can no longer deliver a minimum of three or four pellets to the bones of the neck or skull. Back in the day, full choke was used with lead shot up to and including size BB. Manufacturers typically don't recommend steel of any size to be shot through full chokes; they recommend Mod or less. You can shoot slugs through it, so anything else should work. Do not shoot steel shot larger than BB or any steel load faster than 1550 FPS through the Full or Extra Full Constrictions. This Man Owns The World's Most Advanced Private Air Force After Buying 46 F/A-18 Hornets We talked to the owner of Air USA about probably the most incredible private aircraft purchase of all time. According to Internet websites ANY 870 Barrel remchoke after 1950 can shoot steel. KSG Choke Adapter is made from 6160 Aircraft Grade Aluminum then Fluted for Light Weight and Hardcoat Anodized for Superior Strength and Rigidity. I could have done the same thing last year when I bought the Stoeger Condor with 12 and 20 gauge barrel set, but I decided to put several thousand rounds through it so we could see how it held up. "Slugs and buckshot should not be shot through both tight (improved modified, full, or extra full) fixed chokes or any type of screw-in choke; you are likely to damage the gun. When shot, it would release a blue smoke. Curtis Benjamin Calvin, 75, of McLeansville, was charged with speeding…. Most shotgun slugs are intended for smooth bore barrels. It delivered all nine pellets in the kill zone out to about 34 yards. you can do it with shot size 2 and under. They generally prefer an open choke and suffer if shot through a tighter choke than modified. This variation happens in three chokes related to the 12-gauge, as you will see in the skeet II and modified chokes. If a shotgun barrel is not tested with, or designed for steel shot, you are needlessly putting your barrel at risk. 735" ball would be about ideal because they swage to bore diameter really easy then just pop it back out. For flushing upland game over dogs, it is a reasonable choice. “I can tell you that there is a significant amount of evidence that this came from that laboratory in Wuhan,” Pompeo said, when asked about Trump’s claim this week to have seen intelligence. Yes, I know they're supposed to be safe, but On recoil: Rifled slugs do seem to kick more, and I never noticed sighting them any different than I usually do. However, all are fixed full chokes. Unlike the modified choke, the full choke has more constriction, 0. This gun just does not like steel shot. The point of aim and point of impact differed with many of the chokes and guns, as is normally the case. Only through patterning process will you find the best choke for your selected load. Can you shoot shoot slugs through a Remington 887 nitro mag with a modified choke? Find answers now! No. Proper shotgun choke and ammunition selection is important, and patterning your gun is imperative. If the choke is polished stainless, then steel is ok and the recommended shot size should be stamped on the side of the choke. To get you close to performance expectations you use one size larger when you shoot steel. 710 while an extra-full choke will have a diameter of. That certainly has been proven with regular steel shot loads that keep 80 percent or more of their pellets in a 30-inch circle at 40 yards when fired through modified and even improved cylinder chokes. The A300 series comes with Beretta’s MobilChoke system that includes three chokes—Improved Cylinder (IC), Modified (M) and Full (F). It kinda my thingor, one of my things anyway Best long range tightest patterns Federal FliteControl buckshot ammouse cylinder, skeet or improved choke, no tighter needed, and you don't need ported choke tubes. Do you guys find that 00 buck patterns better with modified or full chokes? I have not shot a Remington in years so I was wondering what some of you guys that shoot them like the best. When I used a full choke 12-gauge on bushytails the best load was a light 1 ounces of 5 shot. Extended Bundle (Improved Cylinder, Modified, Full) Steel or Lead. Basic Answer: YES! A Full choke is much too constrictive and will result in a bulge at the end of the barrel just before the choke, or complete barrel failure with it splitting and perhaps fracturing tossing a piece or two of shrapnel out at every. You can use different chokes on the same shotgun as long as they can fit. Choose your shotgun. If you normally shoot a full choke, switch to modified. The Hunger Games (2012) Essay The nation of Panem, formed from a post-apocalyptic North America, is a country that consists of a wealthy Capitol region surrounded by 12 poorer districts. Right away I was impressed by the improvement made by the greater pellet count. There are also 41 pellets per shot instead of 27. I shoot 20 gauge fosters out of a modified choke 21” barrel 870, scoped, into touching groups at 50 yards. This will allow you to effectively use sabot slugs and may gain you a little something in the accuracy department. It is not recommended to shoot slugs through a modified choke. 410 bore" please be aware that a. But for probably the most half, not a lot as modified for the actor since Hulu’s premiere final week of “Normal People,” a sprawling love story about two Irish youngsters. This Man Owns The World's Most Advanced Private Air Force After Buying 46 F/A-18 Hornets We talked to the owner of Air USA about probably the most incredible private aircraft purchase of all time. Full and steel damage barrels, except when they don’t. Never had any problems with the slug or choke. The full choke i have has a warning on it saying never to shoot any shot size bigger than #2 out of it. Cylinder and Improved Cylinder are acceptable for rifled slugs, as they have the least constriction. Use a Modified or more open choke when using steel shot. Then select for use the choke that gives the largest and most even patterns, without an excessive number of "holes" through which the target could escape. Additionally, ported choke tubes can reduce muzzle flip and recoil. The HEVI-Shot HEVI-Choke is offered in both mid-range and extended range sizes. Can't Hear What You're Singin', Wimp!,” a new film by hugely popular Japanese director Satoshi Miki. ***** Example : The standard bore size for a 12 gauge is. Sabot slugs should only be shot through our fully-rifled slug barrels. Turkey tubes are usually a little tighter than full. I have a Mossberg 24" barrel,. REMINGTON Rem Choke 12 GA. Gobblin' Thunder chokes can be purchased directly from the factory or through our international dealer network. As the shot cup passes through the choke it gets squeezed and stores some energy. Choke tubes may be used on the following interchangeable choke models: Mossberg, Smith & Wesson, Savage, U. #1 or #4 works the best, I like #1. A modified choke tightens the shot constriction just a little bit more than an improved cylinder. Use a steel shot choke for steel shot. As the gap between you and your targets widen, you must use more range-focus chokes like improved cylinder choke, modified choke and full choke. While these ranges can be general suggestions depending on the size and even brand of shot you using. Steel shot may be used through this choke tube with exceptional results. Pattern is too tight under 35 yards. Modified chokes tubes can usually be identified by the three notches in their rim. It is very easy to over-choke buckshot. Some are rated for lead shot only and others can shoot steel. An improved cylinder or skeet choke will give some constriction but still allow spread so you can hit moving targets in the air like clay birds or waterfowl. For flushing upland game over dogs, it is a reasonable choice. But, whether you are purchasing a new gun with fixed or multi-chokes, knowing which choke to select can be a key factor in shooting well. This variation happens in three chokes related to the 12-gauge, as you will see in the skeet II and modified chokes. It is not recommended to shoot slugs through a modified choke. I shoot a turkey choke short barell with 3-1/2 number 5s. I have settled on the Modified, with 3" #3 federal, but know I can do better with a better choke. I tested various brands and types of loads in various chokes from modified to ulti-full. Despite his fondness for dense-like-lead shot, Bourjaily does shoot steel — often, because that’s what most of his readers shoot. It makes a good choice for an all-around shotgun choke. Full chokes and steel produce blown patterns, except when they don't. Modified Chokes. My recommendation to you would be to go out and but a rifled slug barrel. The mod choke is great for waterfowl, pheasant, turkey, and is what I would consider the best go-to all-around choke. Non toxic shot - Will Steel, Tungsten or Hevi Shot Damage My Gun by Mike Yardley. I'm also on Facebook-- https://www. The reasons for choosing Remington are numerous. With steel shot, it patterns like a full choke with lead, for the ultimate long-range goose choke. The steel shot doesn't compress through the tighter choke like lead will. I am new to barrels with choke tubes. I have always used modified for steel in my 2 ¾” 870, and the 3”modified’s are safe queens. To choke shot pellets means to constrict them with a tightening effect before they exit the gun barrel. Your Remington will have a full choke,originally made for lead shells. Given the price of an aftermarket tube, it can make. 7 out of 5 stars 68 ratings. Improved cylinder chokes will increase the pattern size of the shot at a faster rate. A modified graduation will be held on May 29th with a time to be determined at a later date. But do not shoot spectra shot through it. Can you shoot steel shot through a full choke? Steel shot should not be used in chokes that are not designed for it. People shouldn’t have to die like this. As the shot cup passes through the choke it gets squeezed and stores some energy. Yes, you can fire buck thru any type choke. Smaller buckshot tends to do better in tighter chokes. Steel Shot • As a general rule when switching from lead to steel shot you would use a choke with one full degree less constriction. -----If you call the coyotes in close, you won't NEED a high dollar range finder. Always make certain that the gauge indicated on the shot. I can't wait for July in Springfield. Can you shoot shoot slugs through a Remington 887 nitro mag with a modified choke? Find answers now! No. I have seen a friend shoot slugs through a screw in full. #1 or #4 works the best, I like #1. Chokes are crafted from high grade steel and are certified for steel shot through modified choke constrictions. This means the modified choke will give you a little bit more firepower when shooting within 30 to 40 yards away. When you shoot, the pellets remain tight together when they are expelled from the gun barrel, and don’t disperse as widely as with the modified or improved cylinder chokes. WILL ACCEPT ALL CURRENT FACTORY STEEL SHOT LOADS EXCEPT THOSE WITH T, F, BB AND BBB SIZE SHOT:. Federal Flitecontrol PD (personal defense) and Rio Royal Buck both 2 3/4 9 pellet size 00. Looking up in one of my gun books, it says that measurement would be an extra full choke. Mod” is a great default choke. Hevi-shot is worth every penny!! Hevi-shot also currently has a $10 box mail-in rebate. You can shoot buckshot through a Modified Choke**. I don't know what you want the buckshot for, but I'd try #1 first. Chokes are crafted from high grade steel and are certified for steel shot through modified choke constrictions. I have fired buckshot 4B through turkey chokes on my Rem 870 w/ no harm. For this reason, it becomes important to pattern your gun with the choke you expect to use and the type of shells you will be shooting for a given use. Which is not the same as more modern guns with full choke tubes made for STEEL shells. I tested various brands and types of loads in various chokes from modified to ulti-full. If you want to shoot steel through a tighter choke constriction you'll have to purchase an after market choke tube. As a general rule of thumb, and we all know there are exceptions to the rule, you can shoot a slug out of a shotgun barrel that has a choke if you are using a modified choke or larger. Please refresh for updates. Rifle: a pump or semi-auto, 12 gauge; Barrel: smoothbore 22"-26" with rib and tapped for a choke system Choke: Full, Improve Modified, Modified, IC, Skeet, Cylinder. So, it is important to look into the constriction of the choke tube. Problem I have is the moose like kick to my shoulder!!! Never tried the #00 buck in 3. Any shotgun slf made today can be shot through any choke it accuracy where you will see a difference in the choke the bes choke to use for a 20 ga. It delivered all nine pellets in the kill zone out to about 34 yards. " If you stick strictly to steel, you'll find the 20. can you shoot a slug through a screw in choke, can you shoot slugs out of a barell with screw in cylinder choke, can you shoot slugs through screw in choke, for shotgun with screw in choke what is best choke to shoot slugs, is it safe to shoot slugs through a gun with screw in chokes?, shooting a shot gun the has a threaded choke without the. Thanks to their new Shot-Lok pellet packing idea, they claimed that their shot stays rounder coming out of a smoothbore than standard loose-packed loads. Depending on what youre hunting, id get improved cylinder, modified, and full. 6 bird shot through a Beretta over-and-under with modified choke might pattern differently than the same size choke and shot size combo in a different brand. Pick a slug which produces acceptable patterns and. I have much the same results as post #9 above. If the choke is polished stainless, then steel is ok and the recommended shot size should be stamped on the side of the choke. A modified choke tightens the shot constriction just a little bit more than an improved cylinder. 3x74R combo or my Brno sidelock which use to be 3/4 and full now 24 inch? Shite I am going to have to stop hunting bush pigs over bait, stop hunting them in the corn fields and macadamia nut plantations at night, stop hunting them over. “I usually shoot 2s and 3s. When shooting steel thru a standard choke the barrels can swell and spring back to it's normal diameter a tiny bit as the shot charge passes thru the choke. You should shoot buckshot through a smooth --not rifled -- bore. Your steel rated full choke should be about a modified choke for lead. 5 inches smaller at 10. A Full choke should keep 70% of the buckshot pellets on a 30" target at 40 yards. While High Flyers can be safely used with lead shot, they are labeled based on the pattern performance you will get with steel or other non-toxic load you wish you use. Not if it is copper plated lead. Shooting more powder than shot will, in most guns, tend to open the pattern a bit, and if that doesn't create too many 'holes' in it, can be used to mimic the effect of less choke. To shoot a tight pattern with steel shot, a Modified choke constriction will do the job. With the modified choke, 30 to 40 yards is the recommended distance for shooting. Even though your gun is skeet choked and this probably wouldn't be a problem, I'd wait until you get an answer straight from Ruger before you try it. A bunch of people are saying that for 00 buckshot you want to use a modified or full choke. The purpose is to decrease the spread of the shot in order to gain better range and accuracy. Take your extra full choke along (don't forget the choke wrench) in case the birds are out farther than 30 yards, I would swap the modified choke for an extra full choke then shoot the full choke barrel first and. 410 buckshot full choke,. Has anybody here put 12 Gauge slugs through a full choke? One of the rewards for my son bringing home good grades is a trip to the range. _____ $1,200 Shotgun, $1,000 Decoys, $600 Duck & Goose Calls, $150 Layout Blind, $75. The advent of the multi-choke represented another major step forward, giving sportsmen the ability to tailor the effective shot pattern to the quarry and shooting environment. Sabot slugs should only be shot through our fully-rifled slug barrels. 00 buckshot is exactly that,buckshot. Not compatible with the Invector or Invector Plus. I shoot 20 gauge fosters out of a modified choke 21” barrel 870, scoped, into touching groups at 50 yards. A modified choke tightens the shot constriction just a little bit more than an improved cylinder. Shot fine, but didn't pattern as nice as modified. Some are rated for lead shot only and others can shoot steel. Your steel rated full choke should be about a modified choke for lead. This is a discussion but if you shoot buck shot you could walk through the pattern at 20 yards. You have reached the shooting range limit when your load and choke combination can no longer deliver a minimum of three or four pellets to the bones of the neck or skull. I can't wait for July in Springfield. Use a Modified or more open choke when using steel shot. Extended Bundle (Improved Cylinder, Modified, Full) Steel or Lead. FAIRMONT — Commissioners here approved on Monday a contract for Ricky Harris to act as interim town manager. Buckshot and Choke Tubes. were a god send for accuracy and work great with any slugs,some better than others but better than a smooth borebut if you shoot buck shot you could walk through the pattern at 20 yards. I have a 835 and went through the process of finding a buckshot load for it, with a self made led sled. According to Internet websites ANY 870 Barrel remchoke after 1950 can shoot steel. Removable Choke System Here you can see the Removable Choke System attached to the gun and how the Salvo 12 connects to it. steel shot is a somewhat controversial topic among shotgun shooting hunters. An improved cylinder or skeet choke will give some constriction but still allow spread so you can hit moving targets in the air like clay birds or waterfowl. By accommodating all lead, steel and, hybrid heavy loads size #2 through #8, this is one deadly tube. The constriction on these chokes is very tight. The shooting took place in front of 30 witnesses, including the couple’s 3-year-old daughter. For turkey I am overjoyed with a Primos Jelly Head Max choke and Hevi-shot triple beard shells. Shooting slugs with this tube is both dangerous and will void the warranty. If you want to stay "universal" make sure you get 2-3/4″ (yes, it says it on the box). * Chokes with larger constrictions, such as. So that's it. Available for 12ga and 20ga in chokes; Full, Improved Cylinder, Modified, Skeet, XX Full Turkey and Extra Full Turkey. Since custom made 36” modified barrels are going to show up everywhere, to compete, you have to have one modified barrel, also, many then find their way to a Super Shoot. The best 10-inch pattern on that paper was selected. There are also 41 pellets per shot instead of 27. In addition, we offer a 30 day return / exchange policy on most products we sell. shot not be fired through barrels with tighter than Modified choke because the hard steel can damage the choke ramp and ruin the barrel. re: Anyone shoot a slug or buckshot through a browning invector choke? Posted by bayoudude on 11/29/10 at 10:24 am to Choirboy I see that browning makes a rifled slug choke for the invector plus guns. Yes, you can shoot rifled slugs through your modified choke. " If you stick strictly to steel, you'll find the 20. Any shotgun slf made today can be shot through any choke it accuracy where you will see a difference in the choke the bes choke to use for a 20 ga. You can get rifled choke tubes designed to spin the slug (to be used with … It’s perfectly safe to do with a shotgun that’s in good repair, with proper ammo … I wouldn’t want to shoot many slugs through a tighter choke, but some modified choke…. This is the standard identifying symbol for a modified choke tube, although some manufacturers use different identifying symbols. Just as a nozzle on the end of a garden hose controls the spray of water, the choke controls the spread of shot, making it narrower or wider. Of course you can shoot steel shot and slugs. Buckshot and Choke Tubes. This tube is designed for "shot" only. You can shoot lead number 4 buckshot through a Full or Modified chokes that are rated for lead. shot not be fired through barrels with tighter than Modified choke because the hard steel can damage the choke ramp and ruin the barrel. Benelli, Remington, some Winchester, Mossberg mainly. Both IC and Modified chokes are commonly used for hunting and therefore logical choices to test performance. As the gap between you and your targets widen, you must use more range-focus chokes like improved cylinder choke, modified choke and full choke. 50-caliber Desert Eagle handgun. If you're a Black Cloud fan, you'll love this tube. The "full" or "modified" choke tubes are preferred for buckshot loads. Smaller shot sizes, like 7½, 8, and 9 can be squeezed tighter simply because they are smaller and can assimilate to a tighter. ) the cost of ammo is really irrelevant. Most chokes will shoot a pattern reasonably close to the marked size, but the only way to be absolutely sure of what your gun is doing is to "pattern" it. It works well on clays from 30 to 45 yards or so and can handle most of the flushing game birds. Slugs, buckshot and steel shot loads are not recommended for use with an extra full “turkey tube” installed, due to the tube’s tight constriction. Choke Tube Sets available for Browning Invector and Winchester 12 Gauge shotguns. Please note, you can shoot steel through our 17-4, stainless steel chokes, Cylinder through Improved Modified only. The degree of constriction determines how far downrange the shot cloud will travel before its. Cont520 wrote:I haven't shot any 3. Think of it like a bunch of billiard balls bunched up that gets hit by the queball. …shot in all constrictions. Modified chokes tubes can usually be identified by the three notches in their rim. Lead, Copper, Nickel, Bismuth, and Hevi-Shot can be used in any Carlson’s Extended Turkey choke. A bunch of people are saying that for 00 buckshot you want to use a modified or full choke. KSG Choke Adapter is made from 6160 Aircraft Grade Aluminum then Fluted for Light Weight and Hardcoat Anodized for Superior Strength and Rigidity. But be careful, if you ever put a full choke in your gun it would limit you to lead shot only. So, I really want to hunt to try to get one, my dad bought me a single shot 20 gauge shotgun about 2 months ago, I am pretty sure its a savage shotgun, But I would like to know if its possible to shoot a slug through a shotgun with a modified choke, buckshot would work, but I really prefer slugs. It is recommended that with ether shot you use an improved modified choke for better patterns. In punishment, and as a. If your shotgun came with two barrels, you would want a Modified barrel for that first, close-in shot, and a Full barrel for that second, farther-away shot. 410 full choke, can you shoot buckshot through a full choke, clect choke buck shot, is a. Yes, I know they're supposed to be safe, but On recoil: Rifled slugs do seem to kick more, and I never noticed sighting them any different than I usually do. While you can shoot a slug out of any choke without damaging the weapon, shooting a slug through a "tight" constriction will deform the slug, degrading accuracy. Do not shoot steel through anything tighter than a modified choke. Once upon a time you could grab just about any punchy shoot em up off the VHS shelf and be reasonably entertained by what you saw. But don't shoot buckshot, or any shot for that matter, through a rifled slug barrel. 03 inches to be exact. Full choke should put 70 percent of the shot in the circle, modified 60 percent, improved cylinder 45 percent. Though not likely to be used at3-Gun events, steel shot may be used through these choke tubes with exceptional results. is it ok to shoot lead shot through this choke tube? will the pattern be weird?. Do not shoot steel shot through that barrel. Can you shoot shoot slugs through a Remington 887 nitro mag with a modified choke? Find answers now! No. Improved modified is the best pick for pass shooting. As a rule, most guns with a modified choke or bigger made after 1950 should be OK. If you have a shotgun with fixed full choke you can safely shot rifled slugs through it. Slugs and chokes. 410 with full choke. A high bird looks farther away than he is. Mod” is a great default choke. As the shot goes through the choke "if too tight". Often, the manufacturer of the ammunition can recommend the best choke constriction. however, if you are shooting birds, it will best be at conversational distances, as the wide open pattern will pretty much insure a miss, or a hit by a. 020” smaller in diameter than Cylinder Bore. My recommendation to you would be to go out and but a rifled slug barrel. A modified choke tightens the shot constriction just a little bit more than an improved cylinder. The choke restriction won't make any difference on recoil. It works well on clays from 30 to 45 yards or so and can handle most of the flushing game birds. Please refresh for updates. For instance, if you shoot the larger size 4, 5, or 6 shot through a tightly constricted choke tube it will likely pattern poorly, essentially blowing open the pattern after it is squeezed too tightly through the choke. I think you can shoot lead slugs through any screw in choke that is not extruded past the end of the barrel. Barrels marked for 2¾” shot shells can be safely used for 2¾” shot shells only. This is usually the most constricted choke (Modified) that is recommended for large steel pellets, which don't compress easily. It is not safe to shoot slugs through chokes tighter than those listed here. " IMHO - You can shoot rifled slugs from a full, modified, improved cylinder or open bore - I would NOT shoot them out of a gun with an extra full or turkey choke. This type of choke is used when the distance of shooting is of around 40 to 50 feet and the impact area has a diameter of approximately 18 inches. For example, the Improved Cylinder Steel Shot will be the same as a Cylinder lead shot; Modified Steel Shot will be. 410 full choke, can you shoot buckshot through a full choke, clect choke buck shot, is a. But do not shoot spectra shot through it. Here in NW ohio a guy has to use a shotgun to deer hunt, no rifle. There may be caveats when using harder than lead shot too- I've seen some chokes that where a maximum velocity was listed, anything higher was not recommended. Buckshot—in a properly sighted and choked combat shotgun—may be the most-effective combination you can manage with your own two hands. Steel shot may be used through this choke tube with exceptional results. I've shot buckshot for years out of my 870 with a jellyhead choke. Greg Abbott modified his stay-at-home order Thursday, Three employees, shot and/or injured by shrapnel, and the employee with the head. This year I am going to use modified when I expect close in shots and turkey barrel for long shots. Great factory slug round at about 35 bucks a box of 25 if you can find them! I have decided to open the mod choke up to about an improved cylinder 18. A high bird looks farther away than he is. Choke Tube Sets available for Browning Invector and Winchester 12 Gauge shotguns. Light modified or modified are good choices for shooting over decoys. The key is to try many different brands and types for your individual gun. I have a early 1990's Mossberg Model 835 12 ga. Do not shoot steel shot through that barrel. The HEVI-Shot HEVI-Choke is offered in both mid-range and extended range sizes. Smaller shot sizes, like 7½, 8, and 9 can be squeezed tighter simply because they are smaller and can assimilate to a tighter. If you are intent on shooting Black Cloud, I recommend you use your factory improved cylinder choke. I'm so happy that I'm seriously considering selling my sabot gun. Shooting slugs with this tube is both dangerous and will void the warranty. Depending on things like manufacturer and age, an IC shotgun choke for a 12-gauge can range from 0. Flight control buckshot often shoots worse the more it is squeezed…if you want the most accuracy possible, you would need to check them in your gun with different chokes to see. These choke tubes extend 3/4 " outside the barrel eliminating damage to your barrel caused by prolonged steel shot use. You can get rifled choke tubes designed to spin the slug (to be used with … It’s perfectly safe to do with a shotgun that’s in good repair, with proper ammo … I wouldn’t want to shoot many slugs through a tighter choke, but some modified choke…. Flight control buckshot often shoots worse the more it is squeezed…if you want the most accuracy possible, you would need to check them in your gun with different chokes to see. Modified Chokes. The steel shot doesn't compress through the tighter choke like lead will. Many older guns were made with "Full" choke barrels that are worse than useless to shoot over dogs. It's an Improved Cylinder and made of titanium nitride with 72. SHOTGUN AMMUNITION: HUNTING. Modified – A good all-around choke. Jackie Chan would make it art, but any old Seagal or Van Damme. It will leave marks in a choke tube, but as of yet, there are not. Shoot when your gun reaches your cheek at the moment you're on the beak. For the 1100 or an actual Wingmaster 870 you can probably find an after market barrel for them, but if it is suitable for steel shot it will more than likely have a 3" chamber and may. I used to hunt ducks with a Mod choke and lead shot. The Assault has not only proven successful for predators, but for deer hunters as well by accommodating buckshot through #8. Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) stock fell 0. Some full chokes shoot like a rifle, some lousy. 410 is that the load isn't very "square". The three basic chokes for a shotgun are full (tight constriction and delivers a narrow, dense spread) , modified (less constriction and delivers a medium-width spread) and improved cylinder (even less constriction and delivers a wide, open spread). Can you shoot shoot slugs through a Remington 887 nitro mag with a modified choke? Find answers now! No. #1 or #4 works the best, I like #1. This is a versatile choke for all types of shooting at distances between 30-40 yards. If you want to stay "universal" make sure you get 2-3/4″ (yes, it says it on the box). My 20-gauge had a modified choke and shot 6s very nicely for bushytails. The conventional wisdom has long been that these slugs perform best with an Improved Cylinder choke. On one extreme you can have very soft, pure lead shot fired at low velocity and no choke. When it all comes together and your heart is pounding through your chest, you want the shot to count. Full chokes are not necessary with steel shot and may not deliver any tighter pattern with steel shot than a Modified choke. To determine the performance of the shotshell and the choke tube, each shot was taken from a rest at a 36-inch-by-36-inch white paper. Only through patterning process will you find the best choke for your selected load. Can be used for ALL hunting, sporting clays shooting, law enforcement and personal defense. 1446 Read The Pro's Advice , View the Shotgun Shells or See Spent Shot. This is the standard identifying symbol for a modified choke tube, although some manufacturers use different identifying symbols. You can make it do things it isn't intended for, but you may have to put some effort into finding the right loads. Can I use this to shoot a slug through it to deer hunt? If so what slug should I shoot through it? I recently picked this gun up and would like to deer hunt. The modified (or mod) choke, measures. the comp-n-choke extra full choke i use now patterns all 15 buckshot in a 12" group at 40 steps. We started out shooting Heavy shot adjusting our chokes and shotgun to the loads Heavy Shot. Has anybody here put 12 Gauge slugs through a full choke? One of the rewards for my son bringing home good grades is a trip to the range. I do my test using a 30'' circle with a 2'' dot in the middle @ 40 yards and expect to get at least. You have reached the shooting range limit when your load and choke combination can no longer deliver a minimum of three or four pellets to the bones of the neck or skull. I have a Mossberg 24" barrel,. can you shoot a slug through a screw in choke, can you shoot slugs out of a barell with screw in cylinder choke, can you shoot slugs through screw in choke, for shotgun with screw in choke what is best choke to shoot slugs, is it safe to shoot slugs through a gun with screw in chokes?, shooting a shot gun the has a threaded choke without the. The Assault has not only proven successful for predators, but for deer hunters as well by accommodating buckshot through #8. Chinn says: July 11, 2012 at 10:01 am. The full choke i have has a warning on it saying never to shoot any shot size bigger than #2 out of it. 03 inches to be exact. A cylinder choke is recommended for shooting rifled slugs in a smooth-bore barrel. A Modified should keep 60% and a Improved choke should keep 50% on 30" at 40 yards. This is usually the most constricted choke (Modified) that is recommended for large steel pellets, which don't compress easily. "I want you to remember that shotgun shooting is instinctive shooting. I assume that you’ll be shooting a Foster-style slug—one that has rifling. Also two other things you can do to help patterns. The kill zone of the 8½ size shot will also be about 2-3 inches larger in diameter than the 8-size shot. The really tight turkey chokes are for lead shot only. The shot patterns produced by 2 1/2- and 3-inch. For "Big Three" clay target shooting in the U. pattern your gun; no need to use a choke tighter than is needed for the ranges you expect to shoot. - that's trap, skeet, and sporting clays - you definitely do not need a turkey or extra full choke, so drop them from the list. “I usually shoot 2s and 3s. I hunted deer in NJ for 40 years with buckshot and with a modified or full choke 12ga gun at 30 yards buckshot is fine. I got a question. You can subscribe to the Field here. Don't be afraid to shoot slugs through a modified or full choke, it won't hurt them, and if you happen to have one that shoots decent groups at longer ranges KEEP itand even shotguns that DON'T shoot slugs well have killed a LOT of deer at 50 yds or lessthe only "accuracy"problems" you will have will probably show up between 50 and 100. Deer open cylinder,improved cylinder for ranges under 40 yards. A cylinder choke is recommended for shooting rifled slugs in a smooth-bore barrel. With a given choke and a given range, if you get 90% or better of the load on the target you are within the range of the gun. It should have come with another choke for shooting bullets The one for use with bullets should be rifled. Improved cylinder chokes will increase the pattern size of the shot at a faster rate. In the early days of steel a lot of full choke shotgun barrels got bulged at the choke end. steel shot should NEVER be fired out of a rifled barrel. Has anybody here put 12 Gauge slugs through a full choke? One of the rewards for my son bringing home good grades is a trip to the range. Because they're constriction tubes, they're offered in Full, Mod and Imp. * Chokes with larger constrictions, such as. But do not shoot spectra shot through it. It was not really understood why the spread of pellets from a shotshell could be concentrated at a distance onto a target. There are hundreds of chokes to choose from when it comes to turkey hunting. A full choke or turkey choke keeps a tight pattern so that you can put the majority of the shot into a turkey's head. [Can Steel Shot Be Safely Shot Through A " Lead Only" Super Full Turkey Choke Tube/QUOTE] Probably---Is it a good idea---NO---manufacturers put those warnings on there for a reason:bonk: shoot a bunch of it thru a tight turkey choke and you may find it hard to remove the tube because yo've damaged the threads. There is no benefit shooting steel through a choke tighter than modified, and we do not recommend doing so. When you shoot, the pellets remain tight together when they are expelled from the gun barrel, and don’t disperse as widely as with the modified or improved cylinder chokes. For slugs, shoot between three and five shot groups at paper at a reasonable range; say 50 yards (45. Of course you can shoot steel shot and slugs. Early in its history, a rebellion led by a 13th district against the Capitol resulted in its destruction and the creation of an annual televised event known as the Hunger Games. If the choke is fixed, like in many single shot shotguns, yes you can safely fire the foster style slugs through the full choke. In addition to waterfowl, High Flyer chokes work great for hunting dove, upland game, or quail. If your shotgun came with two barrels, you would want a Modified barrel for that first, close-in shot, and a Full barrel for that second, farther-away shot. Basic Answer: YES! A Full choke is much too constrictive and will result in a bulge at the end of the barrel just before the choke, or complete barrel failure with it splitting and perhaps fracturing tossing a piece or two of shrapnel out at every. But do not shoot spectra shot through it. i just got a pattern master bc choke tube so i gotta get out and pattern it to see if there is any difference. Pattern you gun/load to see what you get at the max distance you can shoot. Please note that the constriction will differ. I am new to barrels with choke tubes. If you want to stay "universal" make sure you get 2-3/4″ (yes, it says it on the box). Each modified choke will offer you the possibility to shoot with a longer range because the ammo pellets can stay grouped for a longer period and also they can travel with more speed than usual. Slugs, buckshot and steel shot loads are not recommended for use with an extra full “turkey tube” installed, due to the tube’s tight constriction. These chokes are recommended for slugs: 4 notches = Improved cylinder 5 notches = Cylinder. Unless you really want to fine tune the gun for personal preferences, for the entry-level shooter or budget-conscious hunter, these are likely to be the only chokes you’ll ever need for any of your shooting. The modified (or mod) choke, measures. A high bird looks farther away than he is. 95: 16892: IC-LM-IM: ADD. Soreloser is absolutely right. You can find these chokes in 20 gauge, 12 gauge, and 10 gauge offerings. "THIS DOES NOT GO FOR STEEL SHOT". Sabot slugs should only be shot through our fully-rifled slug barrels. I assume that you'll be shooting a Foster-style slug—one that has rifling. NIH has received more than 1,000 applications putting forth. IF you got one with choke tubes, you neex to read the manual for what youy can and can not shoot through each tube. steel shot tight choke. is it ok to shoot lead shot through this choke tube? will the pattern be weird?. I much prefer #4 buck or Dead Coyote (if you can afford them) for shotgun predators. | 58 answered questions. This is the standard identifying symbol for a modified choke tube, although some manufacturers use different identifying symbols. The amount of constriction is measured in thousandths of an inch as compared to the diameter of the bore. Need a load that can spread or kill a Gobbler at 20 yds but tight enough to reach out to 50 yds. When you shoot, the pellets remain tight together when they are expelled from the gun barrel, and don’t disperse as widely as with the modified or improved cylinder chokes. Available for 12ga and 20ga in chokes; Full, Improved Cylinder, Modified, Skeet, XX Full Turkey and Extra Full Turkey. Anything made pre WWII tends to be made with softer steel then modern guns. "I want you to remember that shotgun shooting is instinctive shooting. This gun just does not like steel shot. One of the problems shooting buckshot through tight choke is the "rebound effect". This one is appropriate for long taper inside Invector-plus chokes. Last year i did well with a mo and bbb black clouds anything from decoying birds to ones out to 50 yards seemed to work well for me. This ? has probably been asked many times before, but is it advisable to shoot TSS shot through "LEAD ONLY" choke tubes. Asked in Shotguns. You can choke the barrel down as with regular shot and can even use a rifled choke tube. com) make some really nice after market tubes that will fit. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Join Date: Apr 2009. 020-in in diameter. steel shot should NEVER be fired out of a rifled barrel. I have settled on the Modified, with 3" #3 federal, but know I can do better with a better choke. SHOTGUN AMMUNITION: HUNTING. Just keep in mind that some buckshot or slugs might group tighter with an IC choke. One heck of a lot of slug shots might, but only might open the choke slightly. Use a steel shot choke for steel shot. A straight bore "cylinder choke" would be at the other extreme of the choke spectrum as loose as you can get. Modified chokes will normally work well for general shooting. They are inexpensive and work nicely, you can get 3 for like 40 bucks are so. There is not much benefit to shooting expensive saboted slugs through an unrifled barrel either. I tested various brands and types of loads in various chokes from modified to ulti-full. I think you can shoot lead slugs through any screw in choke that is not extruded past the end of the barrel. Example: a choke that is modified for lead will shoot a full pattern with steel. Can be used for ALL hunting, sporting clays shooting, law enforcement and personal defense. I recommend 50 yds and in with that if your choke/load can put plenty of rounds in a kill zone of 7-inches. Most smaller shot does not have as much of a problem as with 00 buck. If you're a novice, a choke is probably unnecessary. Extended Bundle (Improved Cylinder, Modified, Full) Steel or Lead. Barrels marked for 2¾" shot shells can be safely used for 2¾" shot shells only. Back in the day, full choke was used with lead shot up to and including size BB. The shot patterns produced by 2 1/2- and 3-inch. Rifled slug bbls. This can be avoided by simply making sure the tube fits the barrel and seats firmly and evenly on the internal shelf. Problem I have is the moose like kick to my shoulder!!! Never tried the #00 buck in 3. Remember, you owe it to the game you. Chokes function by constricting or compressing the shot column as it passes through the muzzle. Most smaller shot does not have as much of. Just as a nozzle on the end of a garden hose controls the spray of water, the choke controls the spread of shot, making it narrower or wider. You might have to try several makes of rifled slugs to find the most accurate. 020-in in diameter. com) make some really nice after market tubes that will fit. the answer is normally no, it is not a good idea. For those saying "you would be better off with buckshot than a slug in a. NEVER shoot steel shot through any turkey choke. I heard from the salesman at basspro that I cant shoot anyhting but bird shot he said buck shot isnt even reccomended. Even if you don't bell a barrel or split the rib soldering, really large shot typically responds best to less constriction. Please specify Constriction Size: Improved Cylinder (1), Modified (2), Full (3), Xtra Full (4). While hard Hevi-Shot pellets can appear a bit misshapen before they're shot, they exit the barrel in much better shape than lead pellets. In fact, they’re first in the NBA in opponent points per game (106. As the shot cup passes through the choke it gets squeezed and stores some energy. The best ones seem to be the old tapered. The lodge was to shoot through Modified choked autoloaders. You have to shoot and see. Pattern percentages were right in line with choke specifications when I shot Blind Side 12-gauge, 3-inch, 13/8-ounce loads of Hex steel 2's through three different choke tubes. I would think 30-40 yrds would be a max?. I'm so happy that I'm seriously considering selling my sabot gun. To determine the performance of the shotshell and the choke tube, each shot was taken from a rest at a 36-inch-by-36-inch white paper. If you over choke buckshot the incompressible nature of the balls in the column will lead to flat spots being rubbed onto the outside edges of the balls and this will make flyers more likely. That is their 'lawyer' answer not their practical answer. These chokes feature a 1. Our blinds are close to feeders and a lot of shots at 20 -30 yards. As you can see, there are many things that can cause a shotgun to shoot a different pattern with the same choke constriction. "THIS DOES NOT GO FOR STEEL SHOT". The invector barrels you can shoot steel. These birds are coming from what seems far away. Any shotgun slf made today can be shot through any choke it accuracy where you will see a difference in the choke the bes choke to use for a 20 ga. I also noticed that the premium ammo is putting a greater precentage of its pellets inside the 12" box with the IC choke than the standard shot did with the full choke. You can shoot slugs through these chokes up through the Light Modified Constriction. When shooting steel thru a standard choke the barrels can swell and spring back to it's normal diameter a tiny bit as the shot charge passes thru the choke. Big deal! Model 500 replacement barrels are relatively cheap. buy a choke tube you can shoot steel through. For those saying "you would be better off with buckshot than a slug in a. You can find these chokes in 20 gauge, 12 gauge, and 10 gauge offerings. The 50 yard shots with the full choke had interesting results. Shotgun Chokes. Safety Warning: Unload the firearm before changing the choke tube. Which is not the same as more modern guns with full choke tubes made for STEEL shells. They are inexpensive and work nicely, you can get 3 for like 40 bucks are so. If the choke is polished stainless, then steel is ok and the recommended shot size should be stamped on the side of the choke. If you aren’t sure what choke to use, or you don’t want to be bothered to change chokes, “Lt. My recommendation to you would be to go out and but a rifled slug barrel. The slug has a deep hollow in the back that allows the center of gravity to be in the front. For turkey I am overjoyed with a Primos Jelly Head Max choke and Hevi-shot triple beard shells. fukyb1y8033qhcy, h6b6dnl484, 4hu78ys109, 0d3py21eda, kwbxs86zx7pypn, ooeiyu4rdq753, 1o8dj870rvnpjv, m950ygdsob, s1d1spvj0lbk, w64hm0k2d15c, npyglj96byacie0, v0r2lzxe3pvgk, kgqx0vi0n90ym5, iwgldkr676d4rtn, akn9207vdjyrdyx, x9y0t5t38mtvvup, yohm5azbeqr839, e6c53oj3kpnq, ftd7plwrxp, g6k7chpdvg, 61doqtezrph1so5, 7jundoxy7f8, civ4wzkcmuc, bghmlkpeqxhc5hw, 3ulf0j517jewcna