In subsonic slug loads, Metro Gun Systems offers a special Hastings 1 1/4-ounce sabot slug that has performed admirably on deer.
The Platinum Tip bullet also will be offered in a muzzleloading component, as a 260-grain bullet packaged with a sabot .
During the First World War it housed Belgian refugees, who made sabot clogs in the workshop of Arthur Simpson, renowned furniture designer and wood-carver.
The gun fires separate loading projectiles which have semi-combustible cartridge case and sabot .
In order to transmit the energy from the charge to the sub-calibre projectile a sabot is needed, which acts as a ‘sling’ either to drive an armour-piercing core harder, or to throw a sub-calibre projectile further.
After the players have placed their bets, the dealer picks out three cards from the sabot putting them before him.
The 12-gauge .50-caliber slug weighs in at 385 grains and is nestled in a sabot .
The sabot 's guiding shards could be seen flying off to either side as the dense, narrow core went on to find its mark.
The sabot allows a lighter flight projectile which can be flown to greater ranges than could the M830.
The slug weighs 1 1/4 ounces, and fits into a very clever one-piece combination wad and sabot that encloses the base of the slug.