My father always used to say, “Buckshot makes a mess.” I’ve adopted that philosophy when it comes to self-defense with a shotgun. When it comes to stopping the threat, and I mean “right now,” I’ll happily make a mess. Bad guys deserve it.
The problem with buckshot is that old first law of physics; When something hits hard, that means it hits back hard, too. People shooting buckshot sometimes fear the recoil.
So Remington took out some of the recoil and left behind enough punch to make a mess of the bad guys. You gotta love that. With less felt recoil than full velocity loads, Remington’s Managed-Recoil Buckshot is an ideal close-range performer.
Less recoil means second shot recovery is quicker, allowing the user to get back on target more easily. These new loads are built just like the standard eight-pellet 00 Buckshot loads and are buffered for dense patterns, allowing for highly effective performance up to 40 yards.
I shot the Managed-Recoil loads at 25 yards with a cylinder-bore tactical shotgun and was able to regularly put all eight pellets into a 19-inch human silhouette, even with a fancy rapid-fire shooting drill.
This is good stuff that will make the bad guys stop doing bad things. To get your hands on Remington Managed-Recoil buckshot, check out www.remington.com