Long Range shot gun???

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by o2bwest, Apr 10, 2014.

  1. o2bwest

    o2bwest Well-Known Member

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    I was just day dreaming about a shotgun that could shoot #4 buck out 200yds with a tight enough pattern to kill a coyote. What would it take? Every thing I find online is guys shooting slugs.
     
  2. 4xforfun

    4xforfun Well-Known Member

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    I've shot through walls and car doors with bird shot at 200 yards with a 16 inch bbl. sawed off. Not at a live animal, mind you, but at old buildings, old cars, ect... Punch a hole right through the first wall and destroys everything behind it.
     

  3. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Are you kidding me? I've been shot (or as we call it "peppered") several times on the dove fields from 100-150 yards away with 28-30" barreled shotguns shooting high-brass, and I don't have any lead ingrained in me. There's absolutely NO way you shot a 16" shotgun 200 yards accurately, and it not bounce off the walls.
     
  4. morcey2

    morcey2 Well-Known Member

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    To me it sounds like one of two things: Typo -- buckshot instead of birdshot.

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    cut shells, which have their own nightmarish set of problems. :)

    For #4 buck on target at 200 yards, I think you'd need a custom .24 cal blackpowder rifle. ;)

    Matt
     
  5. dkhunt14

    dkhunt14 Well-Known Member

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    We used to play around with opening up the shell and pouring melted deer tallow in and adding extra shot and let get hard. We shot to about 100 yards with shot.
     
  6. gohring3006

    gohring3006 Well-Known Member

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    being from Ohio we know shotguns and I'm hear to tell u that your not going to shoot thru any wall or car door with birdshot at 200yrds with any length barrel especially not a sawed of 16 even if you used 00 buckshot with a 16in sawed off you might get one maybe two pellet in a car door at 200
     
  7. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry but no you haven't. It isn't even within the realm of what is possible.
     
  8. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    No the energy simply isn't there. You might be able to crack a window but that's about it.
     
  9. gohring3006

    gohring3006 Well-Known Member

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    your exactly right, I should've worded it differently I should have said "you might hit the door but not penetrate with maybe one or two 00 pellets"
     
  10. Creedmoor shooter

    Creedmoor shooter Well-Known Member

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    Whats that????? You must have a super shotgun and shells made by God himself!!!! Let me know if you ever want to get rid of that shotgun because i want it! But seriously there is no way that you did that.... sorry but that is impossible.
     
  11. 4xforfun

    4xforfun Well-Known Member

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    Wow...you guessed it right off the bat....CUT SHELLS.....no choke. I won a lot of bets with that one.

    Not to practicle or accurate though.....just for showin off.
     
  12. 4xforfun

    4xforfun Well-Known Member

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    So, anyone go out this weekend and try the "cut shell" deal....maybe out of morbid curiousity?

    Like I said, you can win a lot of bets with that one!!
     
  13. gohring3006

    gohring3006 Well-Known Member

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    we call it ringing a shell its an old fox hunting trick from years past done it for years it will kill anything you point at if your gun shoots strait I must say though that I don't think a smooth bore 16in with a ringed shell would be effective at 200 yards maybe 100 and that would be just by chance ...
     
  14. 4xforfun

    4xforfun Well-Known Member

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    Like I said.....not practical and not accurate. Just a good way to win a bet...nothing more. You just need to be able to "hit the side of a barn" to prove your point. :D