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Are .38/.357 Shot Cartridges the Best Rat Pest Control Round?

Are the CCI .38/.357 shot cartridges useful against rats?

Well this video puts these cartridges to the test.

Watch this video to see if .38/.357 shot cartridges lethal against rats.

YouTuber eatallthebirds decided to see just how good the CCI .38/.357 shot cartridges are. He targets rubber rats to see if these miniature shotgun shells do good work out of a revolver.

Unlike the .22 caliber shot cartridges, the centerfire .38/.357 shot cartridges indeed pack a lot more shot. Is it a 12 gauge shotgun payload? No it certainly is not but most people cannot pack a 12 gauge shotgun on the hip to easily these days.

Handgun shot cartridges are useful for close range where rats or poisonous snakes can be an issue. If you need more punch step up to a shotgun for extra power.

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