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What 12 ga load for deer?

Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by Sapperstang, Dec 26, 2006.


  1. Sapperstang

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    Always hunted whitetail with a rifle but will be using a shotgun tomorrow. Should I go with buckshot or a rifled slug? Gun is a smoothbore. Thanks.
     
  2. noway

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    Do a search in this forum and caliber forum, numerous post that talks out the ying yang on 12ga and loads.

    I hope you really burn a few of whatever you pick before going out tomorrow. :wow:

    But your are true that your choices are limited to buck or rifled slug in a SB.
     

  3. vafish

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    I'd use rifled slugs if I could.
     
  4. Walter45Auto

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    Rifled slug.


    :freak:






    :reindeer: :50cal:
     
  5. Big_Jim

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    Slugs!


    I have no use for Buckshot.