Do you know what your shotgun pattern looks like at home defense ranges?
Depending on what ammo you’re using, it’s probably not what you think it is.
00B is much tighter at “minute of hallway” distances than what the internet chat rooms will tell you. pic.twitter.com/rfcfabxdad
— Fenix ‘Kulak’ Ammunition (@FenixAmmunition) August 21, 2021
Not all brands of shells are created equal, nor will they pattern the same. Even slugs will travel differently. Here is Clint Smith with a basic and yet instructive video: