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These Slugs Are Filled with Really, Really Small Shot; Here’s How They Work

Who doesn’t appreciate a carefully  filmed experimental ammo test with some real takeaways?

After a momentary aside to discuss his friend Mike’s Leonard-Nimoy-as-Spock tattoo, Taofledermaus is at it again with his experimental ammo testing of creative shotgun slugs. Here, Mike (for his first time on video) shoots slugs made of very small steel shot, with wax to fill in the gaps.

So, what did we learn from this experimental ammo test?

First off, wax slugs usually tumble before they hit their target, which is “pretty normal.” Despite that, they are still fairly accurate: the tumble doesn’t seem to affect the hit too much.

By comparison with lead shot, the micro-steel slugs are lighter and therefore slightly less accurate, but probably due only to the difference in mass.

Watch the whole video for even more great information about this super-cool experimental ammo.

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These Slugs Are Filled with Really, Really Small Shot; Here’s How They Work