Whats the most shells a shotgun will hold?
Well, different types of shotguns can hold varying amounts of rounds or shells. For example a Side by Side, or an Over & Under barreled shotguns can hold two rounds. The "typical" or "average" shotgun can hold 6-8 rounds without a plug. For example the Remington 870 or the newer model the 887. A plug is used to limit the amount of rounds in order to shoot types of game, like waterfowl, in which hunters are only allowed 3 rounds loaded at one time (on certain lands). Some home defense models of shotguns hold 12-15 rounds, depending on the model of course. A popular high capacity model is the Saiga shotgun, holding 10-20 rounds depending on the magazine, having both semi-auto and full auto variants.
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Mary Ann, I assume the shotgun you are refering to is a of the semi-auto flavor. If so your problem could be anything from just needing a good cleanig, to a pitted chamber or ammo that is to low powered. You could try detail stripping the gun for a serious cleaning or if this is beyond your skill le…vel I would recommend taking it to a good gunsmith or armorer. Dave Mike, it is possible that you have a broken or missing extractor. Dave Mary Ann - Check the yellow pages for a gunsmith. He can tell you what parts you need and get them. I have the same problem with my Remington 870 lefty. Although, my shells wouldn't eject when the gun was brand new and out of the box. When my barrel was machined at the factory, grooves were left in the first inch of the chamber. When the shell was fired the brass casing would expand and grab onto these grooves. I would tug so hard on the pump handle to eject the fired shell that ejector pin would rip the rim off of it. An entire afternoon with 220 grit sand paper will fix the problem. (MORE)
Answer . If "they" are single shot shotguns, they hold 1 shell. Double barrels hold 2. Revolvers usually hold 5 or 6. Firearms with magazines may hold anywhere from 3 to 20.
Were can you get a replacement for the part that takes the shell from the loading tube up to the barrel in a JC Higgins 16 gauge boltaction shotgun model 58314 whats the part name?
Answer . It should be equivalent to a Harrington and Richardson model 120. Parts should be available from Numrich at the related link posted on the right side of this page.. Answer . \nIt absolutely is NOT a Harrington & Richardson product. The gun was manufactured by High Standard. The pa…rt is called either the carrier assembly or the cartridge lifter assembly.. Answer . Numrich Gunparts and Proofhouse.com both cross-reference this Sears number to the H&R 120. Numrich has the carrier for for the H&R 120 for $18.20 and if you order it based on their cross-reference list, I'm sure you can get a refund if it is not the correct part.. (MORE)
Only one can be chambered unless you have a double barrel, then there can be two. If you mean how many can be in the magazine of a repeating shotgun, you can have onlyone in the chamber and two in the magazine when hunting migratory waterfowl. Otherwise, as many as it will hold (commonly 5 in most p…umps or automatics and 3 in bolt actions).. However, if you live in an anti-gun state like Kalifornia or New Jersey, there may be legal limits, but they should only affect "hi-capacity" removable magazines, ie, no magazines that hold more than 9 shells. (MORE)
Anywhere from 1 to 20 or more depending on action type, feeding system, type of shell and gauge.
Depends on the size of the BBs and the weight of the shot.. I.E. A 12 gauge 2 3/4" target load that has 3/8 oz shot in #7's will have over 200 BBS while a goose load in a 12 gauge 3 1/2" shotshell with BBBs will have more like 20 or so BBs
Most common sizes are .410 bore, 28 gauge, 20 gauge, 16 gauge, 12 gauge and 10 gauge. Note that .410 is the actual bore diameter forward of the chamber. See below for the meaning of gauge. There have been a much wider variety of bore sizes, especially back when muzzle-loading shotguns were common…, since a shotgun that does not fire fixed ammunition can essentially have a bore of any size. There have been 8 gauge guns and even larger, mostly used by commercial hunters for killing sitting birds in large numbers. "Gauge," by the way, was originally determined by how many pure lead balls of bore diameter it took to make a pound. (MORE)
Well you see which is the maximum and subtracr it by the minimum answer.Then you subtract it by the answer of numbers.
Bismuth shotgun shells will not damage older shotguns. The only exception are Damascus and twist steel barrels. Bismuth shotshells are made from a patented bismuth alloy which produces a shot which is soft like lead, meaning it moves smoothly through the gun barrel. Instron compression tests indicat…e that bismuth will deform at 723 lbs. of pressure. This compares favorably to lead, and is lower than any other non-toxic shot, inlcuding steel, tungsten, and tungsten alloys. All of these shots will not compress until pressures well over those needed to avoid damage to a shotgun barrel. That is the reason that the loaders of shotgun shells containing those elements recomend that shooters do not use full chokes when using their products. The one shell which is different is a new load by Hevi-Shot called Classic Doubles. Unfortunately, Classic Doubles fracture before they can deform at around 1000 lbs. of pressure. This means that that Classic Double shot breaks into pieces before it can reach the target. Bismuth shotgun shells will not damage older shotguns. The only exception are Damascus and twist steel barrels. Bismuth shotshells are made from a patented bismuth alloy which produces a shot which is soft like lead, meaning it moves smoothly through the gun barrel. Instron compression tests indicate that bismuth will deform at 723 lbs. of pressure. This compares favorably to lead, and is lower than any other non-toxic shot, inlcuding steel, tungsten, and tungsten alloys. All of these shots will not compress until pressures well over those needed to avoid damage to a shotgun barrel. That is the reason that the loaders of shotgun shells containing those elements recomend that shooters do not use full chokes when using their products. The one shell which is different is a new load by Hevi-Shot called Classic Doubles. Unfortunately, Classic Doubles fracture before they can deform at around 1000 lbs. of pressure. This means that that Classic Double shot breaks into pieces before it can reach the target. (MORE)
"There is no such thing as a black powder shot gun shell, for shot guns they loaded it the same as a regular musket only instead of a single ball they put multiple smaller balls." The above answer is wrong. At least after 1870. Early shotgun shells during the 19th century were filled with black pow…der, switching to smokeless powder in the early 20th century. Black powder is still used today in blank shotshells, and is available. Look for Black powder shotshells on google. Black Powder Shotgun Shells " The conventional shotgun cartridge is designed for black powder. It was invented around 1870 when black powder was the only kind of gunpowder that anyone had ever heard of. They didn't even call it "black" powder. It works just fine with black powder, and can still be loaded with black powder today. Here is how." http://www.tbullock.com/bpsg.html you can find some more information here: http://www.powderinc.com/cgi-bin/bpstore/perlshop.cgi?ACTION=thispage&thispage=order_ammo.htm&ORDER_ID=271228101 http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0BQY/is_3_46/ai_59281213 http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0BQY/is_9_46/ai_64259232 ------------------------------------ Black powder shells were not normally factory-loaded. The empty hulls were available for loading by the user. Originally, black powder shotgun shells were paper or all brass. By all brass, I mean they were brass from the head all the way to the end. Paper shells only last through one firing. The all brass shells can be reloaded over and over again; the all-brass shells supposedly don't wear out. There is a lot of information on the net about loading this type of shell. They are available from a couple of manufacturers, including MagTech. You could try looking up places that sell to "Cowboy Action Shooters." Those types of outfitters are the most likely to have what you're looking for. Goex is a black powder manufacturer and also makes black powder shotgun shells. To buy black powder 12 ga. shells look up Buffalo Arms on the internet. (MORE)
I would use a 308 or 30-06 rifle!!. ---------------------------------------------- 12 or 16 ga. - 00buck or 000buck or rifled slug. Few would use anything else.
The only way to know is to pattern your shotgun with as many different kinds of CORRECT ammunition as you can afford. Firearms will often show a marked preference for a brand or weight of shot.
Modern 16ga shells are 2 3/4". Older shells were usually 2 1/2" or maybe 2 9/16". You can buy 2 1/2" 16ga shells from Polywad and also RST I believe.
Depends on whether or not you already have a reloading press. If you do, then don't figure in the cost of the press. If you don't, you can get a Lee shotshell Press for around $40.00 It's pretty much plastic and aluminum, but very durable and should load thousands of rounds with no problems. You fig…ure the price of components against the number of rounds you can load with those components. You will need hulls, unless you already have them, primers, powder, wads, and shot.. Lets start with shot. Shot normally comes in 25 lb bags. If you plan on loading 1 oz of shot per shell, then you multiply 16 oz per lb by 25 lb and find that you can load 400 shells with one bag of shot. Let's say the bag of shot costs $19.00 Write $19.00 down on a piece of paper. Now lets say that you can get 100 primers for $2.50. Since we're figuring up how much it costs to load 400 shells, multiply $2.50 times 4 to get $10.00 for 400 primers. Put $10.00 under your $19.00 on that piece of paper. Same thing for wads and powder. Figure out how much 400 wads will cost you, add that amount to the piece of paper, and how much enough powder for 400 shells will cost you, and add that amount as well. If you have to buy hulls, add that cost as well, but remember that you will be able to use those hulls 4 to 6 times before replacing. Add all of these amounts to find out how much it will cost to load 400 shells, then divide by 25 to get your cost per box. Now all you have to do is compare your cost per box to the retail price per box to see how much you are saving.. Personally, when I need to replace the hulls, I find it cheaper to buy new shells and save the hulls for reloading, than to buy new hulls alone or even once-fired hulls. (MORE)
That depends on the shotgun and whether it as a "sporting plug" installed. A plug will limit the gun to three in the magazine. Without the plug, the gun may hold a few more. General, no more than five or so however magazne extensions can push that to eight or more.
A Winchester 12 gauge model 1200 pump shotgun holds 2 in the tubeand 1 in the barrel. So it holds 2+1 which makes 3 total.
What is the maximum number of shells a shotgun can hold in the chamber and magazine if you are hunting geese or ducks?
It varries from state to state, but generally it's 3. If you can't hit it in 3 shots, it's probably going to be out of range anyway though.
I'm assuming the Trench, Riot, and Training versions all had the same magazine. If this is correct, my 520-30 holds 5 in the magazine + 1 in the chamber.
\nYes, airsoft shells are refillable, being made of hard plastic and a hole to insert bb's in.
Can you....I think you mean Can you 'SAFELY' leave shotgun shells in a hot car? The short answer is yes, but it will degrade the quality of the ammo.
dr eq = drams equivalent. Black powder used to be measured in drams, which was a measure of the volume of black powder used in a load (basically the amount used). When smokeless powder came along later, both smokeless powder and black powder existed at the same time for a while. A smaller amount of …smokeless powder was equal in power to a larger amount of black powder.. To keep things simple shells using smokeless powder were referenced to how many drams of black powder would be needed to produce similar results. This continued into modern times.. A shell marked 3 1/4 dr eq is roughly equal to a black powder load of 3 1/4 drams. This allows an idea of how much power a shell has regardless of the actual amount of powder that is inside the shell. (MORE)
If you count all the makers that ever made and still make the 410 and all the different types of loads, you would eaisly be at 100 or so
Cut off the top of the shell, remove the shot and the wad, then pour out the powder. Though, I don't know why you would want to.
Any spent plastic shotgun shells (hulls) should be reusable, as long as the brass is re-sized before reloading. Paper isn't recommended, and brass casings are practically non-reloadable.
Most sports stores will have them. Wal-Mart might have them. But E-Bay I know has them.
I can only put 1 in the chanber and 2 in the mag 2 3/4" on my Model50.....sound right to you?
None. Flintlock systems required for powder to be poured into a tray. Once that powder was ignited, the fire would travel to the main charge, which would ignite and launch the projectiles forward. Shotgun shells (and modern munitions) do not require this method to ignite, because the primer (which… ignites the gunpowder) is an integral part of the cartridge. There are several hammered shotguns which had been manufactured throughout the years, and the list would be extensive. New Haven Firearms made such shotguns in the 1800s. For further information on shotguns of this type, you should seek out persons who compete in Cowboy Action Shooting Sports, as a hammered shotgun is one of their required weapons, and they tend to be very knowledgeable on these. As for the flintlock equivalent to a shotgun, there were a couple different approaches. One was the blunderbuss (see related link 'Wikipedia - Blunderbuss'. Another means of achieving this effect was accomplished by taking a smoothbore musket ball, and lightly gluing smaller buckshot to it, which would separate and spread when the musket was fired. This was called "buck and ball", and proved particularly lethal during the American Civil War. (MORE)
Yes, but beware that many blank shells contain corrosive gun powder. Clean your shotgun after firing blanks to avoid pitting your barrel.
It depends on the gauge and length of the shell, but common 12 gauge shells have between 25-45 grains of powder in.That range is determined by the wt. of shot/slug and the speed you want to shoot.In other word do you want to shoot trap at 1100 with 7/8Oz. shot or a goose upward of 1300fps with 1 1/4… Oz of shot. (MORE)
A pump or auto suppose to be plugged so no more than 2 shells in magazine and 1 in chamber
Shotgun shells are centerfire but are made up of a paper or plastic cylinder with a brass base or head. The shell is filled with powder followed by a cupped plastic wad filled with birdshot or much larger buckshot.
-If its a pump action shot gun and you aren't hunting migratory birds then you can have as many as you want. -If its a semi auto shot gun then 5 as long as you aren't hunting migratory birds. -If you are hunting migratory birds then you can only chamber 3 shells total 2 in the mag and one in t…he chamber. (this is for Canada) (MORE)
Obviously, 16 gauge. However, they were amde in a couple of different lengths. Oldest used a 2 9/16ths inch long shell, later guns used a 2 3/4 inch shell. Have a gunsmith check the length. Dangerous to fire wrong shell.
None. Some handguns have been made that will fire .45 Long Colt revolver rounds and .410 shotgun shells, but that does not mean that you can take any .410 shotgun and stick .45 handgun ammo in there.
Atoms hold there electrons in their orbit shells. The protons in the atoms hold the electrons in their shells, protons have a positive charge and electrons have a negative charge, which makes opposites attract each other keeping the electrons close to the protons.
No you will not. But if you are a regular customer maybe they will give you a discount
It all depends on the model your looking at. So, to make it simple, elaborate. My pump action M56A uses airsoft shotgun shells, that act as magazines. So in a real shotgun, when the shell of a shotgun is fired, the Shell ejects, and the bb's fire. In an airsoft shotgun, depending upon the model, a s…hell shotgun fires 1 or 3 bb's, and without ejecting the shell, you pump again, causing more pre-loaded bb's into the chamber. But in some Airsoft shotguns, they use Magazines. You insert the magazine into the underside of the gun, and when you re-pump, bb(s) load into the chamber. That would be the logical answer. You used the word "Have". Do i "have to use shells". There are magazine alternatives, and you can always do it the good old fashion manual loading method. You could "screw" the loading mechanism, and manually force the bb's into the chamber. Not recommended. Any more questions, email me. (MORE)
The easiest what to do so is by buying the following . phosphorous pills . magnesium pills . fast burning smokeless powder . shotgun primers . shotgun press . shot . shotgun shells first what you want to do is take the pills and grind them up and mike them. second measure out 1T. for a 12 g…ag shell. Then precede normally as you would with a normal reload. Finally have Fu with your new toy. DO NOT USE IN SIMI-AUTO OR FULLY AUTO GUNS!!! (MORE)
The letters BB indicate the size of the shot that is in the shotgunshell.This is telling you that your shot size in the shell is thesame size as used in BB guns.
Most hold ammo in tube under the barrel. Make sure firearm is empty then unscrew the end cap on tube/magazine. Plug should be there.
Shotshells were not created until after the 1860s. First shells were all metal. Later shells had a brass head, and paper body, and could be any of several colors-
In itself, no very great value- there are still a lot of them around. About $1.
This for firearm saftey or somethin..... K the parts of a shotgun shell are the gunpowder primer casing and the bbs or slug
As many as you can fit- but you cannot hunt with a gun that will hold more than 3.
Not sure I understand your question. Lead is used in a lot of (but not all) shotshells. Barium, Bismuth, Copper, Tin, Carbon, Nitrogen, and Hydrogen are also found in most shot shells.
2 in the magazine, 1 in the chamber when hunting. For home defense and the range, a 10 round magazine limit is in effect if and only if the shotgun is Semi-Auto or takes a detachable magazine. A tube fed pump-action does not follow the regulation from what I have read.
Yes, there are as well as people who collect other types of cartridges. Both the loaded type of shotgun ammunition and the empty 'hull' of a shotgun shell. If it exists, there is probably someone who collects it.
The best shotgun shell for shooting ducks is a 3 to 3 1/2 inch 12gauge with number 2 shot.
The longest shotgun shell that you can safely use in your 12 gaugeshotgun are 3 inchers.
A box of shotgun shells is usually 25 rounds. Some of the buckshot, slug, and specialty rounds are packaged in five round packs. That being said, the predominate 25 round box is often packed in cases of ten boxes. However, there are four box and twenty box cases. Particularly if you are using twelve… gauge size rounds, more than twenty boxes would be awkward (and heavy) to move. (MORE)