The shotgun loaded with buckshot puts a lot of projectiles in the air with every shot.
Each ISP car of the period carried a 12 gauge pump shotgun, loaded with buckshot and with slugs provided for backup.
Twenty years ago, if a hunter went after a turkey, he picked up his serviceable, multi-purpose shotgun, grabbed some shells smaller than buckshot but larger than what he used for squirrels, and headed to the field.
The application of the new Flightcontrol wad technology is being spread across the Federal shotshell line to include both tactical buckshot and standard lead shot loads.
A happy advantage of the .36 is that 000 buckshot makes a fine projectile and may be bought cheaply in 500 count boxes.
But it is the advertiser who wants to fire well targeted bullets, not buckshot , that would be the most excited.
For close quarters battles, you can't go wrong with light machine guns, like the FN MAG and M249, or the man-stopping buckshot of the Pancor Jackhammer automatic shotgun.
In some parts of the country policemen and park rangers shoot wolves and bears and lions with rubber buckshot , chase them with dogs, and scare them from houses with loud noises and bright lights.
On its stock is tied a leather shell loop carrier filled with buckshot and slugs.
There is no provision for full-auto fire, so each pull of the trigger results in firing one conventional 12-gauge shell containing a slug or a load of buckshot .