How much does a slug drop at 100 yards?
(Slugs can drop more than 10 inches over 100 yards.) With practice and accurate ranging, a good shooter could consistently hit a deer-size kill zone at 100 yards. If you don’t put in the time to practice at those ranges, keep your shots to a maximum of 50-75 yards.
What distance should you sight in a slug gun?
Slug guns must be zeroed (sighted-in) at a distance where the slug will impact the target while still in the supersonic phase of its flight. Most slugs become subsonic, travelling less than 1220 feet per second, slightly beyond a muzzle distance of 50 yards, thus making 50 yards the ideal zeroing distance.
Does lightfield still make sabot slugs?
Lightfield Ammunition, the industry Leader in sabot slug technology, has produced it’s Hybred Series of sabot slugs to take shotgun accuracy to a level that has never been achieved in the shooting industry before.
How far does a 12-gauge slug drop at 50 yards?
Consider a modern full-rifled 12-gauge slug gun firing a high-tech 260-grain sabot slug that leaves the muzzle at about 1,900 fps velocity. If zeroed at 50 yards (still a popular sight-in distance among slug hunters), that slug only drops 1.7 inches by the time it gets to 100 yards.
What kind of slugs does lightfield ammunition use?
SameSite Accuracy is the capability to use three different velocity slugs without adjusting your sights. Lightfield Ammunition, the industry Leader in sabot slug technology, has produced it’s Hybred Series of sabot slugs to take shotgun accuracy to a level that has never been achieved in the shooting industry before.
What kind of projectile is a shotgun slug?
A shotgun slug is a single projectile primarily designed to be fired from a smooth-bored shotgun. Shotgun slug ammunition is available in most of the common shotgun calibres.
Why are saboted slugs better for ballistics than regular slugs?
Due to the reduced drag and high initial velocity, saboted slugs have significant advantages in external ballistics over a normal shotgun slug. Some saboted slugs use fins or a lightweight plastic portion at the rear of the missile to provide stability from smooth-bores.
What do you need to know about lightfield ammunition?
If you have a successful hunt using Lightfield Ammunition, send us your story and a photo of your trophy and we will put it on our “From the Field” blog for the rest of the world to see. Upload your story HERE! Same Site Accuracy SameSite Accuracy is the capability to use three different velocity slugs without adjusting your sights.