favorite slug


May 17, 2009, 11:14 PM
So, what's everyone's favorite slug?

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May 17, 2009, 11:33 PM
I'm quite fond of Ariolimax columbianus myself :)


May 18, 2009, 04:50 AM
Only Brennekes for me.

Cpt. America
May 18, 2009, 05:05 AM

May 18, 2009, 07:48 AM
Brenneke. It'll punch a nice 3/4" hole right through. Most Foster slugs will expand, which is the last thing you want in a slug that is already light-for-caliber to begin with.

May 18, 2009, 10:33 AM
Hastings Lazer-Accurate 3"

May 18, 2009, 11:18 AM
I don't hunt with slugs. Closest I can give you is the 385 grain Hornady Great Plains .50 cal Minie ball. That's pretty close to a 20 gauge slug, but I submit is more effective.

May 18, 2009, 12:05 PM
Breneke is the only slug I've ever killed anything with, on an out of state shotgun only hunt. Grouped the best of the three brands I tried too.

May 18, 2009, 04:36 PM
remington buck hammer

May 18, 2009, 06:11 PM
Remingtons seem to be especially accurate in my Mossberg. First two 3" out of my cylinder bore went into overlapping holes at 25 yards, offhand.


May 18, 2009, 08:18 PM
Nearly every December, I head to eastern Pennsylvania to hunt with my USAF buddy. His land is located in a shotgun only portion of Bucks County.

This little doe was literally knocked over at approx 90 yards with Hornady sabot ammo. The damage to chest organs was ghastly indeed. I'm certain this ammo would be fine for big Dakota elk at same distance.



Hungry Seagull
May 18, 2009, 08:52 PM
Majority is Brennekes, good workmanship slugs.

A few winlites, some buckhammer for the wife... that ammuntion is put wherever exactly she wants it in her Moss on iron sights. Accurate as hell. Makes her a rifleman she once was and me a cook.

I also have a little bit of Federal trueballs as a experiement. Too plasticy. A spot of win magnum 3 inchers.. those are just good or even a bit much.

But Brennekes are more and more in favor over everything else. A bit of Triple ought from remington is being tried out as I type this.

May 19, 2009, 01:39 PM
I think i tried about all slugs for a rifled barrel . I group of us all bought different brands to try and darn near all are shooting those big fat buck hammers instead of some nice saboted round,go figure.

May 19, 2009, 02:37 PM
We get something called Sauvestere's here. They look like sabotted Mortar shells..

The Wild Boar hunters love them. They are very expensive though. About 25+ euro's for a box of 8.

May 19, 2009, 04:03 PM
Brenneke Black Magic. I like the accuracy and you can't argue with hardcast.

May 19, 2009, 10:47 PM
smooth bore...Brenneke KO's

rifled bore...Lightfield Hybred EXP's

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