How far can you accurately shoot a 12 gauge slug?

The \”NRA Firearms Fact Book\” says: \”Shotgun slugs should not be used at ranges greater than about 75 yards.25-Jul-2011

How far can you shoot a deer with a shotgun?

Shotguns are a short-game gun. In fact you can pretty much count on 75-150 yards being your maximum range depending on whether you’re shooting a smooth-bore or rifled barrel shotgun.

Can you shoot slugs without a scope?

The average slug sighted-in approximately 2ΒΌ inches high at 50 yards will hit dead-on at 100. Sighting-in at 50yards negates the effects of the wind. If you are not using a scope sighting-in past 50 can be a waste of ammunition but it is good practice to shoot at your maximum effective range.03-Aug-2021

What is the range of a 3 9×40 scope?

You can shoot out to 1000 yards just fine with a 3-9×40 if it has good turrets and decent optical quality so it’s tough to pick just one perfect magnification range for long-range shooting because everyone will have their own preferences.13-Apr-2020

What size scope is good for 200 yards?

The 4x-12x range covers what most would consider to be the minimum magnification you would need at 200 yards (4x) and almost to the maximum (14x).26-Mar-2021

What magnification do I need for 300 yards?

The answer is really simple: a 3-9X riflescope provides an additional level of magnification for every 100 feet all the way out to 300 yards (900 feet). For many years 300 yards was about the limit of what most big-game hunters considered to be an ethical shooting distance.01-Sept-2020

Is a 4X12 scope good for deer hunting?

If you’re an occasional weekend deer hunter who uses a lever action 30-30 and hunts in an area where the average shot is 75 yards or less then a 3X9 or 4X12 will probably work just fine for you.

What range is a 4x scope Good For?

At the 4x magnification I think this scope is as good as my ACOG. The eye relief stays the same at either magnification so that’s one less thing you have to worry about. With the ability to get an accurate sight picture from 100-500 yards this scope is perfect for close quarters combat and mid-range situations.22-Aug-2022

What does 3 by 9 by 40 mean on a rifle scope?

In a 3-9×40 scope the 3 means three power or 3x. This means that the image you see through the scope appears three times (3x) closer than it does with your naked eye. The 9 means nine power or nine times (9x) closer than it appears with your naked eye. The forty (40) is the objective lens diameter in millimeters.

Will a crossbow damage a rifle scope?

There is no way a crossbow will damage a decent centerfire rifle scope.04-Apr-2008