Can I shoot rifled slugs out of my 26in 20g?

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DWSmith

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What choke is it? Full-choke may not be good but then again they may be okay. It depends. I used to shoot rifled slugs out of a 12 gauge with a 30" full-choke barrel. It never blew up. :D

If it's not full-choke I'm guessing you'll be fine but ask a gunsmith.
 
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My 20 gauge modified Winchester pump shot my first buck in a slug. They are not very accurate but the bird shot are intended to use. Be sure to read the laws in NY for gun use.
 

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Probably can, but why? What are you going to shoot with slugs?
In several states you can only use a shotgun with slugs for hunting deer. Makes no sense to me since a shotgun with a rifled barrel (like my Mossberg 500) can shoot saboted slugs and is basically a large caliber rifle. The barrels come with either iron rifle sights or capable of mounting a rifle scope.
 
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the county where I deer hunted in the 80’s and 90’s only allowed shotguns with slugs no rifles at all. I still have my Remington 870 wingmaster 20ga with 16 inch slug barrel I got for my 11th birthday in 1982
 
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