Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
AHAB, StevenAg03, hillcountrytx18, rh2ogundog, Hammer2045
63588 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 86949
stxranchman 52559
bill oxner 46086
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44356
BOBO the Clown 43445
BMD 40834
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 35148
SnakeWrangler 34883
facebook
Forum Stats
63588 Members
45 Forums
450898 Topics
6230642 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#7043743 - 01/18/18 06:54 PM Shot shell?
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 24861
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
So there is an argument on a Ft Hood hunting page. The book states that one of the areas on Ft Hood is Bow only except for small game you can use shot shell. Now when I hear shot shell that means a shell that contains shot as in birdshot or buckshot. A slug is a projectile not considered shot. Now there are a couple guys saying its confusing because shot shell is any shell shot from a shotgun which I don't believe to be true as I have looked up the definition of shot shell. I also brought up that hand guns can shoot shot shells as in snake or rat shot but its considered a shot shell because it contains SHOT and not a projectile. So am I wrong in saying the term shotshell clearly is referring to birdshot or buckshot and not slugs contained in a shotgun shell?
_________________________
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields



Top
#7043760 - 01/18/18 07:02 PM Re: Shot shell? [Re: SapperTitan]
rickym Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5705
Loc: texas
An empty shell would still be considered a shotshell regardless of what came out of it, correct?
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Grizz
Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

Top
#7043771 - 01/18/18 07:07 PM Re: Shot shell? [Re: SapperTitan]
FiremanJG Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 12/16/08
Posts: 24534
Loc: Wolfe City, TX
Merriam-Webster:

2 a plural shot : something propelled by shooting; especially : small lead or steel pellets especially forming a charge for a shotgun
_________________________

800 Yard Steel Range
Precision Rifle Instruction
Memberships and Classes Available

Top
#7043778 - 01/18/18 07:11 PM Re: Shot shell? [Re: rickym]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 24861
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: rickym
An empty shell would still be considered a shotshell regardless of what came out of it, correct?


Don't think so. A shotgun shell would still be considered a shotgun shell no matter what was in it. But a shot shell contains shot which is traditionally small round pellets.
_________________________
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields



Top
#7043794 - 01/18/18 07:22 PM Re: Shot shell? [Re: SapperTitan]
Hook-Em Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/27/09
Posts: 250
Loc: Goldthwaite, Tx
Is there a difference in the hulls? I have no clue.

Top
#7043797 - 01/18/18 07:24 PM Re: Shot shell? [Re: Hook-Em]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 24861
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: Hook-Em
Is there a difference in the hulls? I have no clue.
Well snake shot is usually in a steel hull as birdshot and buckshot is normally in a plastic hull.
_________________________
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields



Top
#7043801 - 01/18/18 07:25 PM Re: Shot shell? [Re: SapperTitan]
rickym Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5705
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Originally Posted By: rickym
An empty shell would still be considered a shotshell regardless of what came out of it, correct?


Don't think so. A shotgun shell would still be considered a shotgun shell no matter what was in it. But a shot shell contains shot which is traditionally small round pellets.


Ok, I won't argue that. I suppose I've just always called them all shot shells.
Are people really gonna go rabbit hunting with slugs?
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Grizz
Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

Top
#7043813 - 01/18/18 07:31 PM Re: Shot shell? [Re: rickym]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 24861
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: rickym
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Originally Posted By: rickym
An empty shell would still be considered a shotshell regardless of what came out of it, correct?


Don't think so. A shotgun shell would still be considered a shotgun shell no matter what was in it. But a shot shell contains shot which is traditionally small round pellets.


Ok, I won't argue that. I suppose I've just always called them all shot shells.
Are people really gonna go rabbit hunting with slugs?
No but on Ft Hood hogs are classified as small game for some reason so they can be hunted in that area with shot shell which common sense tells me is buck shot.
_________________________
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields



Top
#7043826 - 01/18/18 07:38 PM Re: Shot shell? [Re: SapperTitan]
mikei Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/16/14
Posts: 2925
I think you need to go to the authors of that "book" that declares what you can use and where you can use it to make darned sure that you and your fellow hunters on Ft. Hood have the correct understanding of how those folks define "shot shells." Sounds like there's enough misunderstanding to cause some problems.

Top
#7043831 - 01/18/18 07:42 PM Re: Shot shell? [Re: mikei]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 24861
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: mikei
I think you need to go to the authors of that "book" that declares what you can use and where you can use it to make darned sure that you and your fellow hunters on Ft. Hood have the correct understanding of how those folks define "shot shells." Sounds like there's enough misunderstanding to cause some problems.
Its clear as day to me. Even after they called and ask they said you can only use shells containing shot but no projectiles as in slugs.
_________________________
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields



Top



© 2004-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide