The gauge of a shotgun is calculated by using lead balls that are the same diameter as the shotgun barrel. The number of these lead balls it takes to equal 1 pound is equivalent to...
How to Calculate a Shotgun Gauge
The gauge of a shotgun is the measurement of the inside width of the barrel. The number refers to the weight, in fractions of a pound, of the largest perfectly spherical ball of lead that could fit into the barrel of the shotgun. A 12 gauge, for example,...
It should be noted that the results of the calculations given above need not be
carried out to further than one decimal place, as shotgun and rifle gauges are ...
If you are new to shotguns understanding what type of gun to buy, and which
gauge to choose, for your survival needs can be difficult. Here is a basic rundown
Features: The 12 gauge shotgun
is a manually operated (pump), repeating shotgun
, with a seven-round tubular magazine, a modified choke barrel, ghost ring sights, and is equipped with a bayonet attachment, sling swivels and a standard length military stock with phenolic ... More »
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Notes: In some cases it is customary to state the diameter directly in inches: a ".
410 gauge" shotgun, more properly called .410 bore, has a bore diameter of 0.41
Introduction to Shotgun Gauges & Shells. By Chuck Hawks. Shotgun gauges are
determined by the number of lead balls of a given diameter required to make ...
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Aug 20, 2013 ... The 16 is the most logical of all the gauges. Its bore diameter is .662-inch, almost
exactly two-thirds of an inch. A 16-gauge lead ball weighs ...