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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 8/6/2002 5:48:19 AM EST
I recently bought a fully rifled slug barrel for my remington 1100. Should I follow some sort of break-in routine like some people do with new rifles? I will be firing sabot slugs so I assume that only the plastic sabot will be touching the barrels lands and grooves. Also, will firing non-sabot slugs out of this barrel hurt it?
Link Posted: 8/6/2002 8:26:57 AM EST
I've never heard of a break in routine. And yes, with the Sabot, only the plastic should touch the barrel.

If you use a rifled slug, it shouldn't harm the barrel as far as I know since the lead slug should be much softer than the barrel. However, the accuracy will probably be horrible.

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