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How Well Do Homemade Dum Dum Shotgun Slugs Actually Work?

What exactly is a dum dum bullet anyway?

Well this slang term in this case for an expanding shotgun slug.

Taofledermaus tries out these home brewed dum dum shotgun slugs.

So what are these dum dum shotgun slugs all about? Well these are cast lead Lyman shotgun slugs with an X carved in the end of the projectile.

How did these altered shotgun slugs actually shoot? Far from stellar would be the words, in this case. The shotgun slugs did not fly straight. When recovered there was little change other than compression of these shotgun slugs. The cuts in these shotgun slug proved to not expand the projectile at all.

This video proves that sometimes ammunition is built for function and cannot really be improved. Nevertheless it is sure fun to try.

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How Well Do Homemade Dum Dum Shotgun Slugs Actually Work?