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Old 11-28-2014, 07:07 AM
Shotgun only Shotgun only is offline
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Default How far have u killed deer with buckshot?

How far is the longest shot u have made on deer and killed it with buckshot? Mine is 66 yards
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Old 11-28-2014, 07:16 AM
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Never hunted with buckshot for deer, have it for home defense. I would think modern sabot slug ammo would make buckshot obsolete for deer hunting. Off a bench, my Rem 870 slug barrel and scope will shoot 2-3"groups at 100 yds, pretty good for a slug gun.
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Old 11-28-2014, 08:34 AM
Karl.Luhr Karl.Luhr is offline
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Default Buckshot isn't even legal in MN for Deer

We can only use a slug in our shotguns here in MN.

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Old 12-01-2014, 07:08 AM
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I agree with HM
never used buckshot always used slugs heard so many wounded deer stories using Buckshot I never tried it my shotgun also shoots slugs very well at 100 yards
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