Choosing Your Shot Size
Shot comes out of the gun in a
pattern determined by the choke.
with various loads.
Shot Identification Chart
Shot sizes are relative & approximate in scale
Check state or provincial regulations to determine legal ammunition.
Shot Size Equivalence: Steel vs Lead
|Type of shot||Sizes|
Steel - lighter, no deformation, narrower pattern doesn't carry as far, shorter shot string.
Lead - heavier, flattens and deforms, wider pattern, carries farther, longer shot string.