Shotgun shell length.

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by tjeffords, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. tjeffords

    tjeffords Member

    109
    Aug 14, 2011
    Middle Point, Ohio
    So I applogize for the dumb question but.... I have a rifled slug smooth bore 20 NEF break action with a 3" camber I was wondering if i can safely shoot a 3" slug round in it.

    Thanks for all the help,
    TJ
     
  2. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    Indiana
    A 3" chamber can fire a 3" slug, yes. Just to satisfy my curiosity, what is the choke on that barrel?

    No stupid questions. When it comes to firearms, the stupid choice is to go ahead without asking the question.
     

  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    If its a fixed choke it most likely modified or full. Niether is ideal for shooting rifled slugs. but the modified would be a better choice.
     
  4. tjeffords

    tjeffords Member

    109
    Aug 14, 2011
    Middle Point, Ohio
    My NEF is a no choke smothie
     
  5. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    It should be stamped on the side of the barrel "cyl. bore", "imp. cyl.", or "mod." choke. all smooth bores have some sort of choke from the factory, even cylinder bore is considered a choke size, even though it isnt choked at all.
     
  6. tjeffords

    tjeffords Member

    109
    Aug 14, 2011
    Middle Point, Ohio
    I ment cylender bore by saying no choke sorry
     
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