loading slugs with no wad or filler

Discussion in 'Long Range Shotgun Slug Hunting' started by 10X, Jan 15, 2010.

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  1. 10X

    10X Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2001
    1st I have to say I have never loaded shotgun ammo.
    so here is my question

    is there any reason to be using a wad or similar in a slug gun?
    I am building a "shotgun" bolt action rifle using a rifled shotgun barrel
    I have loaded lost of pistol ammo and I cant see why shotgun solids cant be loaded in the same manner as pistol loads. why all the wads and stuff.
    thanks in advance for the education