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  1. Firearms General Discussion
    First: Forgive me if this is not the proper place for this post. Second: Forgive me if this is not a new thread, I did my due diligence in searching first. Could find nothing Third: I know nothing of shotgun shell reloading, I've reloaded 9mm, 45acp, and .223 only. While in Walmart today I...
  2. Shotgun Forum
    Hello all, I currently have an 870 and a 500 both in 12 ga, an antique 20ga Ithaca,and I have two 45ish year old Franchi 48 al's I received from my dad and grandfather, one 12 and one 20. Now I already have a healthy supply of birdshot in #4, #6, 7 1/2 & 8, 00 and #4 buck, and slugs in 12 ga for...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    A friend and I were contemplating whether common snails were the same as the kind of snails you would get at a french restaurant (escargot), when I started thinking about whether or not other things, like slugs, were edible. Then, I found this...
  4. Shotgun Forum
    Just done some penetration testing on 12 gauge shotgun slugs for Survival Route. Thought you guys might find this interesting. Tested two types of Federal, one Remington, and the more exotic Nobelsport Brenneke. The target was some box sections. Total of 4 sheets of 1/8 inch steel. Needless...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I hate slugs! They have eaten many of my baby pepper and bean plants! They are slimy and gross! I had a huge problem with them in my garden this year, mostly due to the wet weather we've had, and probably also in part due to my using leaves as mulch. I got sick of picking them off. They are so...
  6. Shotgun Forum
    today, i went to the range and tried out some deer slugs in the trusty old ithaca model 37 w/ 30" ribbed barrel and full choke. although this is not the first time i've shot slugs through this gun, it was the most extensive session i had with it: 15 rds of winlite REDUCED RECOIL slugs and my arm...
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    They all edible but they have to be thoroughly cooked first to get rid of parasites harmful to humans. From the banana slug in Oregon to the Channel Apple Snail in Florida t the garden slug in Maine (which is a European import.) All edible, when cooked. When I was a kid I used fresh water...
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