12 Gauge Shotgun Shells For Sale

The most popular shotgun gauge in the world is the 12 gauge. Not only is it manufactured in a variety of loads that make it a great choice for hunting any North American game, but the 12 gauge is also effective as a home-defense cartridge. Learn More

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  1. Winchester AA TrAAcker 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 2-3/4" #7.5 Shot Orange Tracker Ammunition

    7 In stock now

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    Image For 25 Rounds Of 1-1/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot 12 Gauge Winchester Ammunition
    $14.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Shot
    • 1300 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 58¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AASC127TO
    • UPC 020892022058
  2. Sellier and Bellot 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of #4 Buck Ammunition

    11 In stock now

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    $145.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • 1 oz.
    • #4 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  3. Winchester Super-X 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 3" 1-1/4 oz. #3 Steel Shot Ammunition

    46 In stock now

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    Image For 25 Rounds Of 1-1/4 oz. #3 Shot Shotshell 12 Gauge Winchester Ammunition
    $14.99 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Waterfowl
    • 1400 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #3 Shot Bullet
    • Shotshell Primer
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 60¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU WEX123H3
    • UPC 020892015470
  4. Winchester AA TrAAcker 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 2-3/4" 1-1/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammunition

    28 In stock now

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    Image For 25 Rounds Of 1-1/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot 12 Gauge Winchester Ammunition
    $14.99 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 1300 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 60¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AASC127TB
    • UPC 020892022072
  5. Rio Ammunition 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

    16 In stock now

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Rio Ammunition Ammunition
    $149.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Rio Ammunition

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Rio Ammunition
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1200 FPS Muzzle Velocity
  6. Fiocchi 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1-3/8 oz. #6 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    2 In stock now

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of 1-3/8 oz. #6 Shot 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $149.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Pheasant
    • 1250 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1-3/8 oz.
    • #6 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 60¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12GP6
    • UPC 762344850023
  7. Sellier and Bellot 12 ga Ammo - 25 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

    62 In stock now

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    Image For 25 Rounds Of 1-1/8 oz. #00 Buck 12 Gauge Sellier and Bellot Ammunition
    $15.25 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #00 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  8. Sellier and Bellot 12 ga Ammo - 10 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

    31 In stock now

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    Image For 10 Rounds Of 1-1/2 oz. #00 Buck 12 Gauge Sellier and Bellot Ammunition
    $6.20 Price

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    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • 1-1/2 oz.
    • #00 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  9. Remington 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1 oz. Rifled Slug Ammunition

    12 In stock now

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of 1 oz. Rifled Slug 12 Gauge Remington Ammunition

    Price $170.00

    Price $154.99

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Slug
    • 1200 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 62¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU RR12RSB - 20285
    • UPC 047700347950
  10. Fiocchi 12 ga Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-3/8 oz. #5 Nickel Plated Lead Shot Ammunition

    3 In stock now

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    Image For 25 Rounds Of 1-3/8 oz. #5 Shot 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $16.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Shot
    • 1250 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1-3/8 oz.
    • #5 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 64¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12GP5
    • UPC 762344701851
  11. Fiocchi 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-3/8 oz. #6 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    2 In stock now

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    Image For 25 Rounds Of 1-3/8 oz. #6 Shot 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $16.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Pheasant
    • 1250 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1-3/8 oz.
    • #6 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 64¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12GP6
    • UPC 762344701868
  12. Fiocchi 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-3/8 oz. #4 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    32 In stock now

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    Image For 25 Rounds Of 1-3/8 oz. #4 Shot 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $16.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Pheasant
    • 1250 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1-3/8 oz.
    • #4 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 64¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12GP4
    • UPC 762344701844
  13. Fiocchi 3 Gun 2-3/4" 12 Gauge Ammo - 10 Rounds of #00 Buck Ammunition

    62 In stock now

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    Image For 10 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $6.49 Price

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    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1250 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 64.9¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12BK3G00
    • UPC 762344711461
  14. Remington 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

    13 In stock now
    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Remington Ammunition
    $165.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1325 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 66¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU 12B00
    • UPC 047700019659
  15. Federal LE 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of FliteControl 00 Buck Ammunition

    18 In stock now

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Federal Ammunition

    Price $177.99

    Price $164.99

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Buck Shot
    • 1145 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 66¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU LE132 00
    • UPC 50029465018660
  16. Federal 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Federal Ammunition
    $164.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Buck Shot
    • 1290 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 66¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU F130 00
    • UPC 50029465009682
  17. Fiocchi 12 ga Ammo - 80 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

    18 In stock now

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    Image For 80 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $53.99 Price

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    • 80 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 80 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Buck Shot
    • 1325 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 67.5¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12FHV00B
  18. 12 Gauge - 2-3/4" 1 oz. Rifled Slug (Blue Hull) - Remington Slugger (SP12RSB) - 250

    6 In stock now

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of 1 oz. Rifled Slug Shotshell 12 Gauge Remington Ammunition
    $173.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Slug
    • 1560 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1 oz.
    • Rifled Slug Bullet
    • Shotshell Primer
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 2361 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 69.2¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU SP12RSB
    • UPC 047700347806
  19. Sellier and Bellot 12 Gauge Ammo - 10 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. #4 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 10 Rounds Of 1-1/4 oz. #4 Buck 12 Gauge Sellier and Bellot Ammunition
    $6.99 Price

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    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • New Condition
    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1190 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #4 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  20. Remington 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1 oz. Rifled Slug Ammunition

    18 In stock now

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of 1 oz. Rifled Slug 12 Gauge Remington Ammunition
    $174.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Slug
    • 1560 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1 oz.
    • Rifled Slug Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 2361 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 70¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU SP12RS
    • UPC 047700020952
  21. Federal 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1 oz. Rifled Slug Ammunition

    13 In stock now
    Image For 250 Rounds Of 1 oz. Rifled Slug 12 Gauge Federal Ammunition
    $174.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Slug
    • 1610 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1 oz.
    • Rifled Slug Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 2518 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 70¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU F127 RS
    • UPC 50029465009910
  22. Sellier and Bellot 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 2-3/4" #1 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 25 Rounds Of #1 Buck 12 Gauge Sellier and Bellot Ammunition
    $18.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1213 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • #1 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  23. Federal LE 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of FliteControl 00 Buck 8 Pellet Ammunition

    13 In stock now
    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Federal Ammunition
    $180.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Buck Shot
    • 1145 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 72¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU LE133 00
    • UPC 50029465023152
  24. Fiocchi 12 ga Ammo - 10 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

    2 In stock now

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    Image For 10 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $7.25 Price

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    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Buck Shot
    • 1150 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 72.5¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12LE00BK
    • UPC 762344702698
  25. Remington 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Remington Ammunition
    $185.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1200 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 74¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU RR12BK00 - 20643
    • UPC 047700037813
  26. Remington 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 2 3/4" 3 3/4 Dram 9P #00 Buckshot Ammunition

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Remington Ammunition
    $186.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 74.4¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU SPL12-00BK
    • UPC 047700300313
  27. Federal Tactical Truball Low Recoil 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 2-3/4" 1 oz. Rifled Slug Ammunition

    1 In stock now

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of 1 oz. Rifled Slug 12 Gauge Federal Ammunition
    $185.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Slug
    • 1300 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1 oz.
    • Rifled Slug Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 1644 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 74.4¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU LEB127 LRS
    • UPC 50029465025309
  28. Sellier and Bellot 12 ga Ammo - 10 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 10 Rounds Of 1-1/8 oz. #00 Buck 12 Gauge Sellier and Bellot Ammunition
    $7.50 Price

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    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • New Condition
    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1200 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1-1/8 oz.
    • #00 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  29. Sellier and Bellot 12 ga Ammo - 10 Rounds of #4 Buck Ammunition

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    $7.50 Price

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    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Sellier and Bellot

    • 1 oz.
    • #4 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  30. Federal 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1 oz. Rifled Slug Ammunition

    16 In stock now

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of 1 oz. Rifled Slug 12 Gauge Federal Ammunition
    $190.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Slug
    • 1600 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 1 oz.
    • Rifled Slug Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 2487 ft lbs Muzzle Energy
    • 76¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU PB127 RS
    • UPC 50029465025262
  31. Federal 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of Rifled TruBall Slug Ammunition

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of 1 oz. Rifled Slug 12 Gauge Federal Ammunition
    $189.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Slug
    • 1600 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 76¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU LEB127 RS
    • UPC 50029465025293
  32. Fiocchi 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of Rifled Slug Ammunition

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of 7/8 oz. Rifled Slug 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $195.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Discount Slug
    • 1300 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 78¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12LESLUG
    • UPC 762344851822
  33. Federal 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 2-3/4" #00 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Federal Ammunition
    $195.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Buck Shot
    • 1325 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 78¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU LE127 00
    • UPC 50029465025071
  34. Remington 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1 oz. Magnum Rifled Slug Ammunition

    1 In stock now

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of 1 oz. Rifled Slug Brass 12 Gauge Remington Ammunition
    $195.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Slug
    • 1760 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 78¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU S12MRS
    • UPC 047700311852
  35. Fiocchi 12 ga Ammo - 10 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 10 Rounds Of #00 Buck Nickel-Plated Steel 12 Gauge Fiocchi Ammunition
    $8.00 Price

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    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 10 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1325 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • #00 Buck Bullet
    • Nickel-Plated Steel Casing
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 80¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 12HV00BK
    • UPC 762344702674
  36. Rio Ammunition 12 ga Ammo - 5 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 5 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Rio Ammunition Ammunition
    $4.00 Price

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    • 5 Rounds
    • Made by Rio Ammunition

    • New Condition
    • 5 Rounds
    • Made by Rio Ammunition
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1200 FPS Muzzle Velocity
  37. Remington 12 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Remington Ammunition
    $200.00 Price
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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1325 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 79.2¢ to 80¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU 12B00A
    • UPC 047700513904
  38. Remington 12 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    Image For 250 Rounds Of #00 Buck 12 Gauge Remington Ammunition
    $199.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Buck Shot
    • 1325 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 80¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU 12BT800 - 20662
    • UPC 047700327655
  39. Remington 12 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 00 Buck Ammunition

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    $20.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • 1200 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 80¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU RR12BK00 - 20643
    • UPC 047700037806
  40. Remington 12 Gauge Ammo - 5 Rounds of 1 oz. Rifled Slug Ammunition

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    $4.00 Price

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    • 5 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 5 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Slug
    • 1200 FPS Muzzle Velocity
    • 80¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU RR12RSB - 20285
    • UPC 047700347905
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Used by hunters, sport shooters, military and law enforcement – the 12 gauge is the most used shotgun to this day, and it has existed in its current cartridge configuration since the late 1800s.

Shotgun shell casings were originally full-length brass or paper hulls with a brass base. Some were sold loaded, but it was also possible to buy them primed and unloaded (which allowed the shooter to load the shell as they desired). In 1884, Frank Chamberlin patented a machine with the ability to load 1,500 shotshells per hour, a remarkable feat at the time. Within 10 years, Chamberlin had become a direct competitor with Winchester and the Union Metallic Cartridge Company. Unfortunately, this was the beginning of the end for Chamberlin, as he was competing against his suppliers. Chamberlin left the ammunition industry by 1900, and focused instead on trapshooting devices.

Shotgun ammo technology grew by leaps and bounds in the first 50 years of the 1900s. Brass hulls were replaced by paper hulls, and smokeless powder (cleaner and more powerful) replaced black powder. Remington blazed the trail with new products for shotgunners, including the introduction of its Model 870 shotgun in 1951. Nine years later, Remington introduced shotgun shells with plastic hulls – which featured a more robust case and kept the contents of the case dry even in the field. Within the next year, O.F. Mossberg & Sons introduced their iconic pump shotgun, the Model 500.

Shotgun shells commonly fire shot or slug projectiles. Shot is usually made up of pellets of lead or steel, but shot loads of tungsten and bismuth are also available. Pellet sizes vary between 0.36” (000 Buck) and 0.08” (#9 shot). Shotguns are used to hunt birds of all sizes – some jurisdictions even allow hunting with shotguns for large game, including deer.

Shotgun slugs are single solid projectiles designed for hunting large game closer than 100 yards. They work well in hunting because the large size transfers high energy into the target. Some shotgun barrels spin the slug with rifling for added accuracy, while other slugs are wrapped in a sabot – which is designed to increase range and accuracy of the slug in exchange for projectile weight and energy transfer.

The use of the 12 gauge for self defense is once again on the rise, and specialty ammunition is being produced – including options for low recoil, and combinations of buckshot and smaller pellets. Proficiency with a shotgun for self defense comes more quickly than it does with a handgun, due to the greater inherent accuracy of a long gun. Additionally, 12 gauge shotguns enjoy the advantage of imparting greater energy than a handgun, as well as having decreased issues with over-penetration.

From personal protection to many different types of hunting, the 12 gauge is a good choice for many tasks – which is why this shotgun ammunition will likely remain popular for a long time to come.

12 Gauge Ballistics: Chart of Average 12 Gauge Ballistics

Note: This information comes from the manufacturer and is for informational purposes only. The actual ballistics obtained with your firearm can vary considerably from the advertised ballistics. Also, ballistics can vary from lot to lot with the same brand and type load.

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