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Any love for the no longer produced Activ slugs? Pretty much the only slug I've ever hunted with. About 10 years ago, right as I was about to finish my last couple of boxes, an auction in New Harmony, IN had a bunch. I came home with all they had, about 75 rounds. I'm down to my last 40, and will probably shed a tear when the last one goes down the barrel.

I should probably just hang onto a box for pure nostalgia sake.

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They were a pretty cool concept. Tried them a couple of years when they came out. Biggest issue I had was how the rim got beat up by my guns with all the loading and unloading. Once they got chewed up a bit by the extractor, we had a couple that didn't grab. Had to pay attention to how you loaded them in so when they cycled you had a good rim for it to grab.  They shot very very well for us. 

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Not the slugs, but I probably have 100 rounds of Activ shot shells loaded w 7 1/2. From waaaaay back when. Interesting . .   

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Are they a foster type slug? Or a sabot type?

Back before 4H became a rifle WMU. We killed a whole lot of deer with the Remington Copper Sabots, out of our Ithaca Deerslayer II shotguns.

An accurate and deadly combination.

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On 3/27/2020 at 1:14 PM, grampy said:

Are they a foster type slug? Or a sabot type?

Back before 4H became a rifle WMU. We killed a whole lot of deer with the Remington Copper Sabots, out of our Ithaca Deerslayer II shotguns.

An accurate and deadly combination.

It's a foster style. I've killed deer with them out of both an 1100 and my current A5. They've always performed well for me. Illinois was a shotgun only state (outside of ML and handgun) so slug guns take plenty of deer each year back home.

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Loved the 1 oz, the lighter slugs seemed to blow apart. Took quite a few deer out of a mossberg 500 with them, used them when I couldn't afford breneke original.. now I'm fully stocked on breneke and use a rifle most of the time...lol

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I've hunted almost everyday of my life.. the rest have been wasted!

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Killed a few deer with Activ slugs, they were all over back in the day. Every so often I will stumble upon an old Activ shell casing in the woods, I always admire it for some unexplainable reason. Guess I'm reminiscing...

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I went to Activ Slugs after I couldn't get Dan Arms slugs. Activ Slugs shot good out of my Mossberg 500 smooth bore.

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