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StoneyCreekMrMauser
March 13, 2012, 23:54
Easy one for ya'll. Got a Chinese 20ga SxS that has "lead shot only" stamped on the barrel. Now, I know that means no steel shot but what about copper-plated lead? Can't see that being much harder than lead, at least not enough to eat up the barrel steel.

FWIW, not a bad little gun for $309. Throws a nice pattern with #3 Buck, low recoil, good handling. Have to hone the chambers since it won't easily dump the used hulls but that's my only gripe.

TIA!

Gazz
March 14, 2012, 07:34
The plated shot is lead so you should be okay.