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PostSubject: 20 ga Trophy Copper 3 inch   November 18th 2016, 12:46 pm

Followed the trajectory guidelines on the Federal website for a 100  yd zero roughly 1.5 inches high at 50 ydes when I got out to 100 I was 3 inches high  with 3 rds and to confirm that I aimed higher with my final two shots and they folloed up staying about 3 inches above point of aim.

Has anybody else ever found the information on the box or website to be that far off ?
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PostSubject: Re: 20 ga Trophy Copper 3 inch   November 19th 2016, 7:04 am

I've shouldered Sad enough shotgun slugs to know that trajectory differs from one shotgun to another with the same slug.
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PostSubject: Re: 20 ga Trophy Copper 3 inch   November 19th 2016, 10:05 am

The slugs with sabots are intended to be used with a rifled barrel. My rifled Hastings barrel shoots the non-sabot slugs more accurately than the plastic-sleeved expensive slugs. Trial & error is the rule here.

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PostSubject: Re: 20 ga Trophy Copper 3 inch   November 19th 2016, 3:36 pm

Well the info on those Federal boxes and website don't match my Mossberg dropped the hammer on a nice 8 pt this morning at 110 yds hit dead POA  went 25 yds and piled up.
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