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Posted: 10/26/2010 6:49:43 PM EDT
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ln4eb7sgwjE

Shotshell + Wax = Slug

Looks pretty cool to try..
Link Posted: 10/26/2010 6:57:09 PM EDT
[#1]
Seems like a lot less work to just shoot a slug.
Link Posted: 10/26/2010 7:16:52 PM EDT
[#2]
Yeah, but I literally have over 400 birdshot shells just sitting there...
Link Posted: 10/26/2010 9:21:55 PM EDT
[#3]
DIY buffering. I'd rather just buy buffered shotshells rather than go through all that trouble.



For the short term its probably safe since shotguns are low pressure. I wouldn't try it in an older shotgun though. Long term wise I'd be worried about wax build up in the barrel.
Link Posted: 10/26/2010 9:32:35 PM EDT
[#4]
Link Posted: 10/26/2010 11:03:07 PM EDT
[#5]


Very interesting.

Think I may try this out some day.
Link Posted: 10/26/2010 11:04:06 PM EDT
[#6]
People make wax bullets for revolvers all the time.  I'm kind of surprised I haven't heard of this for shotguns before.  I may make some wax slugs minus the birdshot just for shits and giggles.  I'll definitely be scrubbing my barrel out well afterwards, preferably when it's warm so the wax residue is soft.
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