RIO Shotgun slugs

At Rio, we are aware that hunting larger game with 12 and 20-gauge shotguns requires reliable ammunition that offers the best results, as much in the grouping as in the effects on the game.

For this reason our Royal Star and Royal MG slugs have been developed with the most cutting-edge technology, aware as we are of the high demands of this type of hunt. Offering latest generation powders, optimum velocities and precise groupings, they are the result of a century or more of tireless innovation.

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Shotgun slugs

Optimum penetration, retention of mass in the game and predictable accuracy are a perfect recipe for success when out hunting, in competition or in home defense.

You can have ultimate confidence in the performance of our Royal Star or Royal MG slugs in terms of compatibility, groupings, range and devastating energy delivered on target.

Royal Star shotgun slug

A shotgun slug available in 12 and 20-gauge, which continues to be one of the most popular among customers due to its economy, stopping power, penetration and grouping. Choosing Royal Star means you can be assured of legendary Rio consistency and performance in a versatile slug cartridge that is easy on the budget

Rio Royal Star Slugs also is available in a low-recoil option for those looking for slug performance but with more genteel recoil characteristics for high round count competitions or hunts.

Royal MG shotgun slug

Large-size game or poorly aimed shots will cease to be a problem as the result produced by this slug upon impacting the target will be devastating, increasing the probabilities of success without needing a follow-up search.

Our Royal MG slug combines a series of characteristics that make this possible, such as optimum penetration, multiple fragmentation and excellent precision, making it one of the shotgun slugs most often chosen by hunters worldwide and, therefore, one of RIO’s best sellers.

DescriptionGaugeLoadCase LenghtShot Size
Royal MG Armoured Slug 12ga 2-3/4" 1550fps
Royal Star Slug 12ga 2-3/4" 1410fps Star 1oz
Royal Star Slug Low Recoil 12ga 2-3/4" 1200fps Star 1oz
Royal Star Slug 20ga 2-3/4" 1360fps Star 7/8oz