Size 4 buckshot penetration

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I've been considering the issue of shotgun ammunition lately, especially as a fairly large sample has been taken in the poll on maximum ranges for 00 buckshot. I hope that is the right interpretation of the number of votes on the various ranges, though I can imagine that my screwing up the categories by not giving simple 10 yard steps might have biased the outcome. Still, it seems like there are two major camps, with most people happy with about that distance. This is opposed to 00 buckshot, with an average over 20". On the other hand, I have heard from a cop in the mid-west that they had bad experiences with 4 buckshot against large bad guys in many layers of winter clothes.

.4" Buckshot Ammo: .4" Buck Explained

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I'm having a debate with a friend regarding the depth of penetration between these two shot sizes. Which penetrates deeper, everything else being equal, No. Here is a couple youtube video tests. The pellets vary in penetration depth for both shot size, and the penetration range is pretty close for either.

#4 Buckshot Ammo: #4 Buckshot Explained

JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. The reason? At longer ranges, 4 buck may not be ideal for bringing down or neutralizing a threatening human or other large animal. What makes 4 buck so popular for home defense?
JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. A very nice home-defense round,. Pumping a few rounds into various-sized targets is very satisfying with this ammo type because the power and penetration is just staggering. Sometimes people will see this ammo for sale either preloaded or loose, and wonder what exactly it is.