August 21, 2020
Ask any serious gun crank what the most significant advances in ammunition have occurred in the last 30 years and you’re likely to get a verbal barrage of information concerning defensive handgun ammo, super-duper premium short magnum rifle loads, or match-grade this and that. But the real stunner has been in the development of sabot shotgun slug loads designed to be used in scoped shotguns with rifled barrels.
The accuracy, range, and efficiency of such sabot slugs are remarkable. The problem is, unless you’re in a “shotguns only” area, this whole thing isn’t gonna resonate all that much. It didn’t impress me personally until I saw guys dropping...