20 Gauge Shotgun Shells

The choice of many hunters for upland game and deer, the 20 gauge offers a sought-after light recoil. This versatile gauge has also been making headway into the self-defense market with new specialty ammunition designed for personal protection. Learn More

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  1. Winchester 20 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $64.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 26¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU TRGT208
    • UPC 20892004863
  2. Winchester Super-X 20 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 1 oz. #8 Shot Ammunition

    9 In stock now

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    $64.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Upland Game
    • 1 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 26¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU XU20H8
    • UPC 020892013384
  3. Federal 20 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #9 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    17 In stock now

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    $67.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #9 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 26.8¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU TG20 9
    • UPC 029465519384
  4. Winchester 20 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    7 In stock now

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    $67.50 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 27¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU TRGT207
    • UPC 020892016309
  5. Federal 20 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $69.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 27.6¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU TG20 7.5
    • UPC 029465027766
  6. Federal 20 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    15 In stock now

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    $70.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 28¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU TG20 8
    • UPC 029465525019
  7. Winchester 20 ga Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    44 In stock now

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    $7.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 28¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU TRGT208
    • UPC 020892016316
  8. Federal 20 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    6 In stock now

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    $72.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 28.8¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU H200 8
    • UPC 50029465072884
  9. Federal 20 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 2-3/4" 1 oz. #8 Shot Ammunition

    2 In stock now

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    $71.99 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Upland Game
    • 1 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 28.8¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU H202 8
    • UPC 50029465006889
  10. Winchester Super-X 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1 oz. #8 Shot Ammunition

    37 In stock now

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    $7.25 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Heavy Game
    • 1 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 29¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU XU20H8
    • UPC 020892013377
  11. Winchester 20 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of 3/4 oz. #7 Shot (Steel) Ammunition

    12 In stock now

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    $73.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Waterfowl
    • 3/4 oz.
    • #7 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 29.2¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU WE20GT7
    • UPC 020892019034
  12. Winchester 20 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 3/4 oz. #6 Shot (Steel) Ammunition

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    $73.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 3/4 oz.
    • #6 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 29.2¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU WE20GT6
    • UPC 20892019010
  13. Federal 20 ga Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $7.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 30¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU TG20 8
    • UPC 029465025014
  14. Winchester 20 ga Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $7.75 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 31¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU TRGT207
    • UPC 020892016293
  15. Federal Game-Shok 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 2-3/4" 1 oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammunition

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    $7.95 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Upland Game
    • 31.8¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU H202 7.5
    • UPC 029465006877
  16. Federal 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $8.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 32¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU H200 8
    • UPC 029465072889
  17. Federal 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $8.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 32¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU H200 7.5
    • UPC 029465072773
  18. Estate Cartridge 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #9 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $8.25 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Estate Cartridge

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Estate Cartridge
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #9 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 33¢ Cost Per Round
    • Estate Cartridge SKU GTL20 9
    • UPC 604544367492
  19. Remington Gun Club Target Load 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 2-3/4" 7/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammunition

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    $8.99 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Shot
    • 36¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU GC207
    • UPC 047700348407
  20. Federal 20 ga Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #9 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

    68 In stock now

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    $9.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #9 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 36¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU TG20 9
    • UPC 029465019389
  21. Federal 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of #7 1/2 Shot Ammunition

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    $9.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Heavy Game
    • 36¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU UC202SI 7.5
    • UPC 029465028916
  22. Fiocchi 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #7-1/2 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $9.60 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Discount Shot
    • 37¢ to 38.4¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 20VIPH75
    • UPC 762344704777
  23. Fiocchi 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $9.60 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 38.4¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 20VIPH8
    • UPC 762344704753
  24. Winchester AA 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #9 Shot Ammunition

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    $10.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • 7/8 oz.
    • #9 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 40¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AA209
    • UPC 020892004450
  25. Winchester 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $10.99 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Discount Shot
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 44¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AA208
    • UPC 020892004443
  26. Winchester AA Low Recoil Target 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #8 Shot Ammunition

    56 In stock now

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    $11.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • 7/8 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 44¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU AA20FL8
    • UPC 020892020825
  27. Fiocchi 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1 oz. #5 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $11.60 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Buck Shot
    • 1 oz.
    • #5 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 46.4¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 20HV5
    • UPC 762344700953
  28. Rio Ammunition 20 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of #1 Buck Ammunition

    19 In stock now
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    $120.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Rio Ammunition

    • #1 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  29. Fiocchi 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1 oz. #6 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $12.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Upland Game
    • 1 oz.
    • #6 Shot Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 48¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 20HV6
    • UPC 762344700960
  30. Fiocchi 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. #8 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $12.50 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Upland Game
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #8 Shot Bullet
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 50¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 203HV8
    • UPC 762344707969
  31. Fiocchi 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. #6 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $13.25 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Shot
    • 1-1/4 oz.
    • #6 Shot Bullet
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 53¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 203HV6
    • UPC 762344707945
  32. Fiocchi 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 1-1/4 oz. #7-1/2 Shot (Lead) Ammunition

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    $13.25 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Fiocchi
    • Shot
    • 53¢ Cost Per Round
    • Fiocchi SKU 203HV75
    • UPC 762344707952
  33. Rio Ammunition 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of #1 Buck Ammunition

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    $14.75 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Rio Ammunition

    • #1 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
  34. Federal Speed-Shok Steel 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 3" 7/8 oz. #2 Shot Ammunition

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    $15.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Federal
    • Waterfowl
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #2 Shot Bullet
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 60¢ Cost Per Round
    • Federal SKU WF207 2
    • UPC 029465023942
  35. Winchester 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 7/8 oz. #4 Shot (Steel) Ammunition

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    $15.00 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

    • New Condition
    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Waterfowl
    • 7/8 oz.
    • #4 Shot Bullet
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 60¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU WEX2034
    • UPC 020892017283
  36. Remington 20 Gauge Ammo - 250 Rounds of 5/8 oz. Rifled Slug Ammunition

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    $165.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Slug
    • 66¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU SP20RS
    • UPC 047700021102
  37. Winchester Drylock 20 Gauge Ammo - 25 Rounds of 3" 1 oz. #2 Shot Ammunition

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    $17.99 Price

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester

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    • 25 Rounds
    • Made by Winchester
    • Waterfowl
    • 1 oz.
    • #2 Shot Bullet
    • 3" Shell Length
    • 72¢ Cost Per Round
    • Winchester SKU XSM2032
    • UPC 020892008618
  38. Remington 20 ga Ammo - 250 Rounds of #3 Buck Ammunition

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    $185.00 Price

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

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    • 250 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • #3 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 74¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU 20B3
    • UPC 047700020259
  39. Remington 20 ga Ammo - 5 Rounds of 5/8 oz. Rifled Slug Ammunition

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    $3.99 Price

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    • 5 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

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    • 5 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Slug
    • 79.8¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU SP20RS
    • UPC 047700021102
  40. Remington 20 ga Ammo - 5 Rounds of #3 Buck Ammunition

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    $4.75 Price

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    • 5 Rounds
    • Made by Remington

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    • 5 Rounds
    • Made by Remington
    • Discount Buck Shot
    • #3 Buck Bullet
    • 2-3/4" Shell Length
    • 95¢ Cost Per Round
    • Remington SKU 20B3
    • UPC 047700020204
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A special gauge to many shotgunners, the 20 gauge is what many used to take their first shots. And it remains the choice today for many hunters and competition shooters.

The 20 gauge began life as a muzzle loader with a 0.615-inch diameter bore. Just as the 10, 12 and 16 gauges evolved into being packaged in paper cartridges, and eventually in today's familiar plastic hulls, so did the 20 gauge (the only difference being that 20 gauge hulls are colored yellow). The choice of yellow as the color for 20 gauge shells was intentional, as it draws the attention of shooters who might have different shotguns in different gauges to make sure they don't accidentally load a 20 gauge shell in the wrong gun – which would ruin their shotgun or possibly harm themselves.

Commonly employed to hunt birds and small game, as well as that ever elusive clay pigeon, hunters and competitors indicate that the number-one reason for using the 20 gauge (as opposed to the more powerful 12 and 16 gauges) is recoil. The recoil of the 20 gauge is described by many shooters as about 50 percent of a 12 gauge when fired out of a shotgun of the same type. The 20 gauge enjoys another advantage in that the gun itself can be lighter than the large shotguns, without worrying about an increase in recoil. In fact, 20 gauge shotguns can be lighter than an equivalent 12 gauge shotgun by one, two or even several pounds.

Some shooters argue that the 20 gauge is a less effective cartridge due to the lighter payload and smaller charge. Counter arguments can be made by presenting the stories of many successful hunts being made with 20 gauge shotguns on animals as diverse as dove and deer. Consider the 20 gauge slug as a perfect example of how much power is contained in this cartridge. In terms of ballistics, the 5/8-ounce slug of the 20 gauge exiting the muzzle with a velocity of about 1,500 feet per second is essentially the same as the .454 Casull.

Shooters today will find a wide variety of 20 gauge ammunition for their shotguns. Shot sizes available range from large buckshot on one end of the scale to diminutive #8 and #9 on the other end. Federal and Winchester recognize the market potential and value of the 20 gauge for personal protection at home, and are including it in their product lines for self defense. The 20 gauge is a great choice for applications as varied as bird hunting in the field to protecting your house.

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