What do you possibly hunt with a 4 gauge shotgun? Traditionally these black powder guns have a been used for wildfowl. Realistically, though, just about anything that gets hit with a shot from one of these massive guns will probably be shredded.
So what does the 4 Gauge Shotgun recoil feel like? You can get a glimpse of what the recoil looks like below.
Youch! Keep that up and your shoulder will be bruised in no time. Yet despite how intimidating these scatter guns look, a black powder firearm actually does not have as much recoil as one might expect. Many shooters describe the recoil from a 4 gauge black powder shotgun as more of a “push” than the “kick” you’d find in modern day firearms. You can learn more about these overpowered geese shooters below: