I have a problem that I need help with... I have always hunted with a HIGH power rifle. My first deer rifle was a 30-06, and the next year, I upgraded to a 7mm, which is what I've hunted with during gun season since. I have NEVER had a deer run with the 7mm. I shoot, they drop, no exceptions... I had to sell my 7mm because we would have lost our house if I didn't. I am now without a rifle at all, except my .22... One of our friends died recently, and his girlfriend got everything. She wants to give us a .410 shotgun. I have NEVER used one of these and am wondering the damage they do with slugs. is the deer going to run? I only take shots that I KNOW will be good shots. Any information will be appreciated. She is waiting for my response. I won't get it if I know the deer could possibly be wounded and still live a horrid life with a bullet in it. I know .410 is a very LOW powered shotgun, but don't know about the slugs coming from it.