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Old 03-01-2010, 23:15   #17
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Originally Posted by method View Post
Nonsense. Any modern shotgun barrel (and by modern I mean made in the last 100 years) is 'approved' for slugs. They're just big chunks of lead, not nuclear warheads.

Here's a good primer on shotguns and chokes and slugs...


You can't use them in the Mossberg 835 and 935 because they use an overbored barrel

From the Mossberg website:

Can I fire slugs through my 935™ or 835® vent rib, Accu-Mag® choke tube barrel?

No, 935™ and 835® field barrels (those with a ventilated rib) are "overbored," and the extra inside diameter may cause the projectile to "wobble" producing unreliable accuracy. A projectile may wedge inside the barrel causing an obstruction. Obstructions of any kind can cause damage to the firearm resulting in damage to the barrel and/or personal injury to you or those around you. Dedicated fully rifled slug barrels are available for the 935™ and 835® models. Other 935™ and 835® Accu-Mag® choke tube notes: Buckshot and steel-shot loads are not recommended for use with an extra full turkey tube installed.
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