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#589929 - 01/30/08 09:02 AM Re: slugs for rifled barrel [Re: TNhunter]
NBF7240
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Thanks to all for the info. I bought the SSTs last night. Plan on shooting today.
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#590076 - 01/30/08 10:26 AM Re: slugs for rifled barrel [Re: NBF7240]
comprifleshooter
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Wear a heavy Jacket.
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#590246 - 01/30/08 12:02 PM Re: slugs for rifled barrel [Re: comprifleshooter]
NBF7240
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For the cold or the recoil?
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#592239 - 01/31/08 01:15 PM Re: slugs for rifled barrel [Re: NBF7240]
comprifleshooter
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Both
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#592328 - 01/31/08 02:28 PM Re: slugs for rifled barrel [Re: comprifleshooter]
FULLDRAWXX75
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The Brenneke Heavy Field Load lead slug is very accurate shooting and packs one heck of a punch.

Here in NY, most of the southern tier of the state is shotgun only. I have had to hunt shotgun for nearly 30 yrs now, I have several guns set up differently.

My Remington 11-87 premiere with a Hastings barrel in 12ga loves that slug. I have made three, single shot kills at over 145 yds in the past two yrs. The furthest tracking job was 25 yds.

I have tried everything from the Federal/barnes, Federal solid copper, Federal lead sabot, Remington, Deerfield lights. But the Brenneke's are by for the best shooters so far.

The old style Remington solid copper sabots (n/a anymore) shot the best out of my R&H single shot w/hvy barrel.

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#593463 - 01/31/08 10:32 PM Re: slugs for rifled barrel [Re: NBF7240]
thejedi
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Remington CopperSolid out of my 870
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