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Ammo Accuracy
Aug
27

Performance Difference with New 1oz Load

Why was the 16 gauge 15/16th oz load changed to the new 1oz load? Will I see any difference in performance or speed with the new 1oz load? FYI-the 15/16th loads were awesome and just hoping I can expect the same or better? Thanks. We have increased the weight of the 16 gauge Commander IDS [...] Read More
Ammo Accuracy
Aug
27

Accuracy of Lightfield 2 3/4 EXP

I have an H&R ultra slug hunter 12 gauge with a heavy barrel and am using Lightfield 2 3/4 EXP. I went to the range last week to sight it in and was grouping 3 shots in a single hole, 4 inches high at 50 yards (I could not believe the accuracy of this combination) [...] Read More
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Aug
27

RSG-12 for Right-handed Shooter with Dominant Left Eye

I am considering ordering your RSG-12 gun. I am a right-handed shooter that is left eye dominant. Does that have any effect on how a gun would be assembled for me? Thx! If you are right handed and have a left dominate eye we can build you a right hand operating bolt gun and fit [...] Read More
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Aug
27

Reloading Lightfield Commander IDS 1 1/16 oz Sabot Slugs

Hi Randy... I have a Lee Loader II and have been reloading 2 3/4 Rem shells with Clays and 7 1/2 oz shot. I just bought two packages of Lightfield Commander IDS 1 1/16 oz Sabot slugs. My question is can I reload these slugs with my shells and equipment? I'm firing them through a [...] Read More
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Aug
27

Ideal Length Barrel for a Slug Gun

What is the ideal length barrel for a slug gun? Is there any real advantage of longer over a shorter barrel? Thank you. Most all powders used in 2 3/4" shells will achieve full velocity in a 20" barrel. Some 3" slugs may need up to a 24" barrel to achieve max. Velocity. If they are fired [...] Read More
Ammo Accuracy
Aug
27

Best Slug for Mossberg 935

Randy, When using a Mossberg 935 with a rifled barrel, what would be the best slug to use a 3 1/2 or a 3". I guess if I can get good accuracy with the 3' and save a little shoulder that would be great, but if I had to take the kick to get the [...] Read More
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Aug
27

Slug Type for Rem. 1100 3″ 20″ Barrel

Randy I have rem. 1100 3" 20" barrel which slug commander or elite. Dominick, I would use the "Hybred Elite" on deer size game and under, and the "Commander IDS PLUS" on game weighting over 300 pounds. The 20" barrel will work with either sabot slug. You may lose 50ft/sec.  Because of that barrel being 3 [...] Read More
Ammo Accuracy
Aug
27

Shell Type for 12 Ga 870 Smooth Bore

Hello, using a 12 ga 870 smooth bore with rifled choke looks like the Lightfield Hybred Lites 2 3/4 shell fits my needs, if I read correctly. Any others than that? Thanks for your help. Tony Tony, The 2 3/4"Lightfield Lites (in the yellow box at 1300 ft/sec.) were designed for the rifled tube. It [...] Read More
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Aug
27

Inaccuracy with Lightfield Brass Slug

In the past 5 years I have shot Lightfield high brass slug. These slug are sighted in using a lead sled at 50yards. All shot touching each other. When they went to low brass the shots are sometime at least 2inch off. Lightfield sent 3 boxes of there old high brass plus 3 boxes of [...] Read More
Ammo Accuracy
Aug
27

Best Accuracy with Mossberg 500 12ga

Randy, I began slug hunting 3 years ago in Ohio. Long time rifle hunter in WV and got hooked on bigger Ohio deer. My question is: I purchased a Mossberg 500 12ga with a ported rifled barrel that chambers 2 3/4 and 3 in shells. I just put a scope on my gun and have [...] Read More