Can you shoot slugs through a Mossberg 930?

Can I shoot slugs or buckshot through a “smoothbore” field barrel with Accu-Choke™ tubes? (500/505/535/9200/88/930 models) Yes, and with sabots or rifled slugs, the more “open” the choke tube, the better the accuracy (“Improved Cylinder” recommended.)

Can the Mossberg 930 shoot slugs?

Mossberg’s American-made, semi-auto 930 Slugster offers the slug gun hunter do-it-all versatility with high-end performance at a low-end price. There are many slugs-only areas of the country and in them Mossberg’s 930 Slugster has earned an enviable reputation for comfortable shooting and solid accuracy.

Can slugs be shot from any shotgun?

No, not all shotguns are meant to shoot slugs. Non-rifled (smoothbore) shotguns are meant to shoot foster style slugs. Also, be careful with shooting any type of slugs out of older shotguns, or shotguns with a choke, a choke adds restriction which may deform your barrel over time.

Can you shoot slugs out of a semi-auto shotgun?

I use foster slugs in a smoothbore semi and it works just fine. The only thing i can think of is don’t use to tight of a choke. If using a smoothbore I use foster slugs. A lot of people use a rifled barrel with brenneke slugs that I hear you can get some pretty good range out of.

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Can I shoot steel shot in my Mossberg 930?

No, not all barrels. Barrels with an interchangeable Accu-Choke™ or Accu-Mag™ choke tube system, yes (with proper tubes installed.) However, steel shot is not recommended for older “C-Lect Choke®” or fixed-choke barrels.

Do I need a slug barrel to shoot slugs?

Many shotguns come standard with a smooth bore barrel because that’s what you need to have to shoot shot (shells that have bbs or multiple projectiles – these are used in bird hunting and other sporting situations). In addition to shooting shot, you can also shoot slugs out of a smooth bore barrel.

What is the difference between slugs and buckshot?

The big advantage of using a slug is that it has a much longer effective range than buckshot. … Additionally, shotgun slugs retain their energy better and typically penetrate much deeper than buckshot. A shotgun shooting a slug is also much more precise than a shotgun shooting buckshot.

Can I shoot a slug through a choke?

A cylinder choke is recommended for shooting rifled slugs in a smooth-bore barrel. Sabot slugs should only be shot through our fully-rifled slug barrels. It is not safe to shoot slugs through chokes tighter than those listed here.

Can you shoot a slug out of a full choke shotgun?

A standard full choke with standard lead slugs is safe. Don’t matter if they are fixed chokes or interchangeable tubes. You probably won’t get good accuracy. The new sabot slugs or solid copper, really anything but lead, should probably not be used in full choke guns.

Can the Mossberg 500 shoot slugs?

So, can you shoot slugs in a Mossberg 500? Yes, the Mossberg is certainly capable of shooting slugs. … Or, you could use rifled slugs. Rifled slugs act as though the barrel of your gun is rifled, even though it isn’t.

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Will slugs hurt a shotgun barrel?

Nope. Slugs will not hurt your barrel.

Can you shoot a rifled slug through a smooth barrel?

You can use a sabot in a smooth barrel, but don’t expect very good performance. If you hold your shooting to 75 yards or less, full-bore rifled slugs will perform every bit as well as the more sophisticated sabots when it comes to bringing down your deer.

Will rifled slugs damage a rifled barrel?

Rifled slugs are designed to impart a spin, albeit less stable, through a smoothbore. Rifled barrels are designed to impart spin on a smooth sabot. The physics of the differing types of spin causes an erratic motion to be imparted upon the slug. Furthermore, the rifled slug could damage the rifled barrel.

Can I put a choke on a Mossberg 500?

Prior to installing a choke system, the barrel wall thickness needs to be evaluated to make sure it is thick enough. This is critical in the case of the Mossberg 500 since the barrels are made thinner than those of Remington 870. The Rem Choke tap is .

Can a Mossberg 535 shoot buckshot?

Can I shoot slugs or buckshot through a “smoothbore” field barrel with Accu-Choke™ tubes? (500/505/535/9200/88/930 models) Yes, and with sabots or rifled slugs, the more “open” the choke tube, the better the accuracy (“Improved Cylinder” recommended.)

Can you order directly from Mossberg?

Can I purchase a gun directly from Mossberg? We do not sell firearms directly to consumers; however, our distributor partners like Gallery of Guns; Gearfire; and Shooting Store will allow you to search their available Mossberg inventory online.

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