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Federal Vital-Shok Barnes Expander Tipped Sabot Slug, 12ga, 2-3/4", 3/4 oz.

Item # 414819
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Key Features

  • For use with a fully-rifled barrel

  • Opens wide and separates cleanly from the slug

  • Extremely accurate


Our Price   $12.99
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Product Description
federal_premium For those who use a fully rifled barrel and take shotgun slug accuracy seriously, there's the Barnes Expander. Wad opens wide and separates clean from the slug to provide extreme accuracy. Capable of producing 4" groups at 200 yards. 5 shells per box.
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Specifications
Gauge 12
Shell Length 2-3/4"
Shot Weight 3/4 oz.
Slug Style Barnes Tipped Expander
Slug Type Copper
Muzzle Velocity 1900 fps
Quantity 5

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Federal PremiumFederal Vital-Shok Barnes Expander Tipped Sabot Slug, 12ga, 2-3/4", 3/4 oz.
 
4.6

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accuracy (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hunting (9)
    • Outdoors (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Hunter / fisherman (9), Enthusiast (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Accurate Slug in Mossberg 500

    I use a Mossberg 500 with a vented cantilever rifled slug barrel w/scope, I switched from the 1 oz. Federal Barnes Expander because I couldn't find them in my area anymore but after...Read complete review

    I use a Mossberg 500 with a vented cantilever rifled slug barrel w/scope, I switched from the 1 oz. Federal Barnes Expander because I couldn't find them in my area anymore but after I compared the ballistics it was a no brainer (using a 100 yard zero at 200 yards the 1 oz. slug dropped 24" compared to 14" for the 3/4 oz. and the down range energy was significantly better all the way out to 200 yards). They are normally expensive but the [$] price was good and even better Federal has a $5 rebate per box ($10 max rebate). Unfortunately didn't get a chance to take a deer with them this year but if they perform anything like the 1 oz. version I'm sure I won't be disappointed.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not Accurate with my 870

    I put about 20 of these through my Rem 870 at 100 yards. Could not get consistent grouping. Had a competitive shooter try to fire the same and could not get within a...Read complete review

    I put about 20 of these through my Rem 870 at 100 yards. Could not get consistent grouping. Had a competitive shooter try to fire the same and could not get within a 10" grouping. Have 5 boxes left that I cannot use.

    Reviewed by 14 customers

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    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent product, price, service

    By MrBloosBoy

    from Minneapolis, MN

    About Me Casual/Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Federal Premium Federal Vital-Shok Barnes Expander Tipped Sabot Slug, 12ga, 2-3/4", 3/4 oz.:

          Recently purchased a Mossberg 500 with a rifled barrel. Haven't had a chance to shoot these yet but from the research I've done and my experience with other Federal ammunition, I have no doubt that these will perform as expected. Gander Mountain had the best price and free shipping to boot. Thanks so much!

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          • No
           
          5.0

          Going out of production

          By OldFlick

          from NJ

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoors

              Comments about Federal Premium Federal Vital-Shok Barnes Expander Tipped Sabot Slug, 12ga, 2-3/4", 3/4 oz.:

              Barnes bullets will no longer be used by Federal. They perform perfect on deer and I am not sure how federal bullets will perform. With that I was glad Gander Mt had a supply to stock up on.

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              • No
               
              5.0

              The Best Performing Slug on the Market

              By Kevin

              from Media, PA

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Highly Accurate
              • Massive Damage
              • Relative Flat Trajectory
              • Reliable Stopping Power
              • Tight Shot Groups

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Hunting Big Game

              Comments about Federal Premium Federal Vital-Shok Barnes Expander Tipped Sabot Slug, 12ga, 2-3/4", 3/4 oz.:

              These are the best slugs that I've ever used in my gun for both performance on the range and in the field.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Very accurate

              By John .G

              from Athens,Ohio

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

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                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about Federal Premium Federal Vital-Shok Barnes Expander Tipped Sabot Slug, 12ga, 2-3/4", 3/4 oz.:

                  I shoot a 870 with a hastings rifled barrel.Over the period of 20 years I've tried a lot of sabots. Some good, most bad, but these Barnes are very accurate and hit like a rock.Proof is in the freezer!

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                  • No

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Accurate

                  By Rookie

                  from Minnesota

                  About Me Beginner, Hunter

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Accuracy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hunting

                    Comments about Federal Premium Federal Vital-Shok Barnes Expander Tipped Sabot Slug, 12ga, 2-3/4", 3/4 oz.:

                    This year was my first time deer hunting and I shot the first deer I saw using this slug! One shot = one kill. What else would you want from your ammo?!

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                    • No

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